Tip of the Day


Take the Cookie Rookie Pledge

Baking holiday cookies is a fun and delicious way to celebrate the holiday season, but remember: Regardless of how good it tastes, eating raw cooking dough puts you at risk for food poisoning. The raw eggs most cookie dough contains can host bacteria that may cause food poisoning, and young children and the elderly are more susceptible.

Keep you and your family safe this holiday season and take the “Cookie Rookie Pledge” before tying your apron strings. Pledge to:

  1. Wash your hands before cooking, baking and eating.
  2. Steer clear of licking spoons, bowls and beaters.
  3. Wait until cookies are fully baked before digging in.

4.      Learn more about food safety this holiday season and print out your copy of the Cookie Rookie Pledge at www.HomeFoodSafety.org.

Thanks to the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, and Conagra Foods!

About nadineandadamblog

Nadine and Adam are mother and son. Nadine lives in Florida where she has provided outpatient MNT in a large healthsystem for the past 20 years. In addition, she teaches nutrition to second and third year family medicine residents. She is a past-spokesperson for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Adam lives in Washington State. His career has largely been involved in recipe development and food production. He is currently developing recipes and menus for the Seattle schools to meet the new federal guidelines for school nutrition programs and he does outpatient nutrition counseling. He is also a voice in PSAs over Seattle radio representing the Washington Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.
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