April 29, 2009

Kitchen Safety 101: Packing Lunch, Microwaving & More. Plus, Bread Baking & Healthy Beans

Filed under: Food, Health&Fitness — hypeplug @ 3:30 pm

Healthy Eats

April 29, 2009
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Salmonella outbreaks, expired foods, chemical-leaking plastic containers? Cooking these days can sure seem scary. Keep it fresh and safe with our tips.

Avoiding Cross-Contamination »
Smarter Microwaving »
Dealing With Leftovers »
Properly Pack Your Lunch »
Safer Plastic Containers »
What To Do During a Food Recall »

Bake Your Own Bread
Bread got a bad name during the low-carb craze, but it’s actually a great source of whole grains, B vitamins and fiber. Make your own — with or without yeast, sweet or savory.
Cheap & Easy: Why We Love Beans

These little guys aren’t just for chili and your vegetarian friends. There are dozens of varieties, all versatile and full of nutrients. Add in their budget- friendliness, and what more could you ask for?

Recipes & more »
Weekly Favorites: Asian-Style Flavors
When You Just Want A Cheeseburger
Healthy eating doesn’t mean going without. If the urge for a cheeseburger strikes, order it. Just be mindful of the toppings, portions and fattening sides (fries, anyone?).
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