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Friday, July 13, 2012

July 13, Food Events. National French Fries Day and
Cow Appreciation Day


Nutrition Information obtained from the following resources.

Baked French Fries
Yield 4 servings

Ingredients
3 russet potatoes, sliced into 1/4 inch strips
cooking spray
1 teaspoon dried thyme
salt and pepper to taste

Directions
Preheat oven to 400 degrees F° (200° degrees C). Use a non-stick baking sheet or spray lightly with cooking spray.
Arrange potato strips in a single layer on the baking sheet, skin sides down. Spray with cooking spray and sprinkle with thyme and salt and pepper to taste.

Bake 25 minutes in the preheated oven, or until golden brown.

Nutritional Information per serving.
Serving Size 3.8 ounces (106.6 g) 
99 Calories 
3 g Protein 
23 g Carbohydrates 
2 g Dietary Fiber 
0 g Fat 
0 mg Cholesterol 
11 mg Vitamin C 
30 mcg Folate 
30 mg Magnesium 
75 mg Phosphorus 
570 mg Potassium 
11 mg Sodium



July 13, Cow Appreciation Day
Origin. For one day only, black and white spots, cow bells and furry ears will be appropriate attire at Chick-fil-A restaurants all across the nation. In celebration of July 13, Cow Appreciation Day (an unofficial yet nationally recognized holiday), Chick-fil-A will award a FREE Meal (breakfast, lunch or dinner) to any customer who comes to one of their 1,600+ restaurants fully dressed as a cow.

Other Option for Cow Appreciation Day. Try a vegetarian meal today.