Automatic dish washers usually get 99.9 per cent of the gunk and germs in every load. But when you hand wash kitchen ware, there’s a much greater chance you’ll miss something. It’s as easy, for example, as not washing properly under the rims of your mixing bowls and storage containers.Read More →

A new study by the U.S. special interest group Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) reveals that the so-called ‘kids meals’ offered by virtually all of the fast food chains are not as healthy as you might think. Some, according to CSPI, are downright unhealthy!Read More →

The Sugar Bowl - Friend or enemy? - © 2013 Maggie J's Catering

Do you have any idea how much Sugar you consume daily? A recent book by American Doctor Robert Lustig, says, flat out, that Sugar is addictive, that the food processing Industry knows this, and that the industry hooks us from infancy for its own dark purposes.Read More →

Smoked Chicken ©

Poultry requires special handling on the smoker. And special prep by way of marinating, brining and basting. It may seem like overkill, but if you take the time and effort to do it all right, you’ll be oh, so glad you did!Read More →

The Common Peanut - ©

Remember when you were a kid? How many people with Peanut allergies did you know? Or had even heard of? Peanuts were a universal snack for all ages and Peanut Butter sandwiches were the mainstay of every school kid’s lunch.Read More →

Granola Bar © Jana @

Do you make food product choices based on label claims such as, ‘All Natural Ingredients!’, ‘Not from Concentrate!’, or ‘Natural [product] Flavour!’ ? Well, you may be disappointed to discover that these ‘Natural’ claims don’t necessarily guarantee that the product hasn’t been fiddled with! Classic, wholesome, home-made granola bars. TheseRead More →