Why You Shouldn’t Wash Chicken Before Cooking
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Why You Shouldn’t Wash Chicken Before Cooking

It’s important to follow food safety guidelines when cooking. Bacteria that cause foodborne illnesses can easily be transferred to your hands, kitchen surfaces, utensils, and other food when you wash chicken or turkey before cooking. Doesn’t poultry have harmful bacteria that you should wash off? Yes, poultry can harbor harmful bacteria. When you wash raw…

10 Peanut-Free Packaged Snacks for School Lunches
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10 Peanut-Free Packaged Snacks for School Lunches

Anyone with a child in school knows the struggle of packing healthy snacks for their kids. Today, I’m sharing a peanut-free list of safe (pre-packaged) snacks to add to your child’s lunch. Packing Safe Lunches Can Be Difficult When Food Allergies Are Involved As a mother of a child with life-threatening food allergies, it warms…

A No-Worries Week of Meals: Quick Tips for Planning & Preparing Meals at Home

A No-Worries Week of Meals: Quick Tips for Planning & Preparing Meals at Home

Back-to-school time usually leads to busy schedules and hurried meals. The stress of getting meals on the table can sometimes be overwhelming and have us resorting to take-out or frozen dinners. But there is a better way! By following these quick tips, you will be able to design a no-worries week of homemade meals that…