So a friend of mine sent me this link. It’s a story apparently about “what’s really in a McNugget.” I’d never heard of the site, so I looked it and the site’s founder up on Wikipedia. It all seems pretty out there… but I’m only a tad skeptical about the McNugget article, because I know fast food is not good. And after reading this to my husband he promised not to buy it for our daughter anymore.
I guess I should have been more specific with him because he came home with a Wendy’s burger and fries for her yesterday.
Me: “I thought we agreed no fast food?”
Him: “We said no more nuggets. Wendy’s burgers are good.”
Sigh. I still have work to do here folks.
But I digress. That crazy article and others I’ve found agree (on Wikipedia, and this one, and this one): there’s some nasty ingredients in them thar McNuggets. You can see McDonald’s ingredient list here.
So this had me thinking this week that I need to experiment with a few recipes for homemade chicken nuggets. Then, of course, the same well-meaning-and-health-conscious friend sends me this link about chicken.
I’ve been wanting to get “cleaner” with my food. Nothing radical… but I want to be more conscious of what I eat. A couple friends have said, “Oh, you should watch Food, Inc.” But I’m afraid if I do I won’t want to eat anything! And I can’t exactly start to raise chickens in my backyard. We’ll see. For starters I took out my Moosewood original cookbook and made the Bulgarian Pepper Casserole. It was (and is) delicious!