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National Junk Food Day

Potato-ChipsJuly 21 is National Junk Food Day!

For those of you who stick to a healthy diet and stay away from food with little to no nutritional value (like foods high in salt, fat, sugar and empty calories) on a daily basis, National Junk Food Day is your chance to give in to the temptation of some of your guilty pleasures. Whether you have a tamed sweet tooth for chocolate candy bars or have to constantly curb your craving for salty french fries, take advantage of National Junk Food Day by eating one (or two…) of your favorite junk foods.

We all need a cheat day every now and then, no matter how clean your diet. Just don’t get too attached to your junk food guilty pleasures…The healthy diet resumes tomorrow!

 

Sources: holidayinsights.com, punchbowl.com
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National Licorice Day

April 12 is National Licorice Day!

National Licorice Day was founded in 2004 by Licorice International, which is the leading specialty seller of imported licorice in the country. Licorice international imports their licorice from 14 countries worldwide, but their main retail site is located in Lincoln, Nebraska.

Celebrate National Licorice Day by touring the Licorice International facility, learning about the history of licorice, testing out some licorice tea, or throwing your own licorice tasting party.

Sources: Wikipedia, Licorice International

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National Chip and Dip Day

March 23 is National Chip and Dip Day!

As if we needed a national holiday as an excuse to eat chips and dips! Chips and Dip are the ultimate party snack food, or for that matter, anytime snack food – and with so many variations on the duo, you’ll never get bored. So grab some tortilla chips (or potato chips if that’s your preference) and go to town on some dips!

Here is a list of 40 different dip recipes for you to try at home.

Sources: Eatocracy, Punchbowl

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