Friday, June 5, 2009

A wonderful, beautiful day of Healthy Eating

Today is one of the great special days of the year: National Doughnut Day. I don't think there is a National Lasagna Day...nor is there a National Sausage Egg McMuffin Day. But there is a donut national day and thats because donuts rock!

The Salvation Army created the holiday, which is always celebrated on the first Friday in June, in 1917 to boost the morale of troops fighting in WWI. According to, those doughnuts were fried in oil inside an American soldier's metal helmet.

I like to consider myself an expert. I have the pounds to prove it. There is Krispy Kreme, Dunkin Donuts and other great places. With that said, the best donut is a little shop in downtown Salt Lake City, Banbury Cross. If you haven't been there or if it has been a while, celebrate National Donut day next week--they won't mind.


nielsons*love*family said...

donut day, really? who knew? (well YOU knew!)

hey can you tell amy jeffries to pick up some PINK BC donuts and bring them around the neighborhood?
(cuz i've still never had a BC donut!) and i think pink is a cute color for a donut! LOL!

Amy said...

I am right there with you for a good donut! Banbury Cross is by far the best. I think we need to have a donut night this week, just because we should support a good cause( I am not sure of the cause, but what the heck!)

jamkmb said...

Oh man, I had forgotten all about Banbury Cross! I nearly blacked out just then thinking about it... Might have to get me one of those next time in town!

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