Chicken is tricky when you’re trying to be social, environmental AND health conscious. The bottom line is, it’s hard to know what’s good and it’s really hard to find chicken with no added hormones, antibiotics AND are not raised in really awful situations. In my neck of the woods if you don’t raise your own poultry or have a trusted pasture farm nearby (the two best sources) , Rocky Jr., Rosie and Smart Chicken brands are pretty good choices.
[BTW: All meat can be labeled as "All Natural", that just means the animals are processed (after butchering) without the addition of chemicals, which is, for the most part, not legal. So essentially, that label doesn't mean a thing!]
Here’s an easy way to bake chicken and one of my childhood favorites. It still pops out of my mom’s oven on occasion and now mine…To make it even better, save the carcass and make some bone broth. Continue reading »