Originally published as a guest blog post on Fooducate.com
BIRTHDAYS ROCK. ASK ANY KID what their favorite day of the year is and chances are, the answer is â€œMy birthday!â€
And birthdays almost always mean birthday cake. It may seem like the easiest thing to do when it comes to making all those birthday cupcakes is to grab a box cake mix and a can of frosting.
But just say NO to the box and can!
- Because they are full of ingredients that have been linked to diseases, chemicals that no one needs to eat, and dyes that have been banned as toxic in some countries.
- Because they are designed to sit on a shelf a very long time while retaining their â€œdelicious homemade tasteâ€ â€“ a red flag that they are filled with all sorts of ingredients we shouldnâ€™t put in our bodies.
- Because taking the time to cook from ingredients improves our food culture and the health of our families.
Here are the ingredients to… [finish reading on Fooducate.com ]