University of Illinois Extension

Archives for December 2014

December 18, 2014

Richard Hentschel, host of Green Side Up talks with Dru Banks, Extension Educator about Gluten-free foods. Clearly there is a need for those who have sensitivity to gluten or Siiliacts disease. There can be gluten in many unexpected dishes and why food labeling has changed. You can become allergic at any point in your life.

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December 11, 2014

Richard Hentschel and Dru Banks talk Holiday and Party Food Safety. Dru covers the safer temperatures food should be held at to ensure food safety. Hot foods hot and cold foods cold is a good rule to follow. Dru also talks about why poultry and meat products are now longer being rinsed once you have those products at home.

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December 4, 2014

Host Richard Hentschel talks with Dru Banks, Nutrition and Wellness Educator about food trends in 2015. Restaurant Food trends that the public are looking for and wanting is locally sourced vegetables and fruits and even meat and fish products. Consumers are more aware of where their food is coming from. Children menus are also changing to include more nutritious food. Also on menus are a wider selection of vegetarian.

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