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Eat an Extra Dessert Day

Anyone with a sweet tooth, rejoice! September 4 is Eat an Extra Dessert Day! Maybe every day is eat an extra dessert day for you, but today you don’t have to feel guilty about it. So go ahead and have that extra piece of cake or scoop of ice cream. We won’t judge…but we do suggest that you make your extra dessert a healthy one.

Chocoholics can satisfy their chocolate cravings with this rich, raw chocolate shake that’s packed with antioxidants, potassium, protein, and a delicious, chocolate-y taste.

Swap chocolate chip cookies for Almond Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies made with dark chocolate – just as yummy but also health-friendly.

At Oxygenmag.com, you’ll find plenty of healthy (and muscle-building) spins on your favorite treats (Protein Twinkies, anyone?) while Rodale’s Healthy Recipe Finder is packed with healthy dessert options that you can filter based on dessert type, dietary needs/preferences, and even health concerns.

Sources: The Ultimate Holiday Site, Yahoo! Voices

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Peach Ice Cream Day

July 17 is Peach Ice Cream Day!

What better way to cool off on a hot summer day than with a big scoop or two of peach ice cream? It takes about 48 weeks for peaches to ripen, and they aren’t around for long after they do. In celebration of the short peach season, you can make peach smoothies, peach cobbler, or just enjoy one raw…but today it’s all about the ice cream! For a few weeks you’ll be able to find peach ice cream at the grocery store, but if you don’t want to scour the freezer, here is a great recipe from Scoopalicious.

Sources: Holiday Insights, Examiner.com

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