Making a commitment to drop fast food from our diet more than nine months ago was a somewhat difficult change for our family to make, causing us to form new habits and switch mindsets. As the mother and head cook of the house, I had to do a better job being more prepared and even cutting back on certain activities so I could have more time to stay home and cook. I missed the ease and convenience of being able to pull up to the drive-thru window and order dinner after a busy day of homework and baseball practice. The kids, of course, missed some of their favorite foods, especially their regular chicken nuggets fix.
A few weeks back we were tempted by the new Chik-fil-A that opened up blocks from our house, so my husband and I did a little digging through their ingredient list to gauge our comfort level in eating there. I was particularly curious, since I had heard the buzz about the chain making promises to "clean up" their ingredients, including the phasing out of high fructoseRead More »from Chick-fil-A Will Go Antibiotic-Free Within Five Years