It's hard to deny that bacon possesses some magical qualities. It regularly gets people out of bed in the morning, it converts vegetarians to meat eaters. In fact I'm having a hard time writing this blog because all I can think about is bacon's intoxicating aroma. Everything about bacon--its smoky perfume, its salty, yet subtly sweet bite--screams "Eat me! Eat lots of me!" But here's where the fairy tale ends. If you sit down to a plate full of bacon, you will probably die. Okay, maybe not. If you sit down to a plate full of bacon, you will probably regret it.
That's because though bacon does have its virtues, being a health food isn't one of them. Downing a 3-ounce portion of bacon will set you back 460 calories and 36 grams of fat. Like so many good things in life, we have to learn to use bacon in moderation. And, lucky for us, bacon is soRead More »from How to Cook Amazing Healthy Recipes with Bacon