Did you know that the USDA publishes a website called the USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference which lists foods and their caloric and nutritional value? It’s very cool. Except for right now. During the US government shutdown if you click to this wildly useful website, here’s what you’ll see:
You took down a USDA WEBSITE because of the shutdown?
To me, that the Government decided to take down this particular website is incomprehensible. It’s not like this site is chock-full of up-to-the-minute,
Superbowl Sunday appetizers are notoriously unhealthy, and this year, I wasn’t going to have much control – or ability to experiment – as we were visiting my sister and her family in North Carolina.
Luckily for me, she pulled out all the stops and served up a mixture of finger foods that her 4 kids (and mine) would like… alongside healthier options for the nutritional-conscious adults. I’d never had her Tomato-and-Corn Pizza but it was both delicious and easy to make — though a quick heads-up for pizza purists: this is a pesto, not a red sauce pizza.