Students and parents in a Utah school district have access to a new mobile application for school menus, where they can learn about their schools' lunch and breakfast options. The application lists nutritional information for menu items and potential allergens, such as peanuts and eggs, and officials say the application also will list the local farms that supply fresh produce. "Just the touch of a button and it tells you how many carbs, fat, protein and sodium," student Jason Holgate said.
Jim Chambers, who heads the snacks and confectionery business for Kraft Foods North America, will leave the company in July, a spokesman said. The post will be filled by Mark Clouse, senior vice president in the global biscuits division.
Chef Jim Cohen serves his pan-fried chicken chilled with sides of watermelon, deviled eggs and rice salad for an ultimate picnic-like experience. Chef Chad Armstrong's fried-chicken recipe requires the chicken to be soaked overnight in buttermilk. Both versions require precision and attention to detail while cooking.
A new year provides opportunities for innovative and healthy eating. Nutrition consultant Robin Plotkin offers recipes with beans, blueberries, eggs, salmon and sweet potatoes as a way to ring in a healthy 2008.