Author: Gus Baldwin

11 Savvy Suggestions to Make Summer Eating Healthy and Fun

Just because it’s summertime doesn’t mean you should take a break from healthy eating! Summers mean more picnics, ballgames and festivals full of tempting (but less than healthful) foods. But you can have your ice cream, hot dogs and fried Oreos — in moderation — by following these suggestions. Eat Sweets in Small Portions Sweets and fried foods are fine, in small portions. Use this as an opportunity to show kids how to form a healthy relationship with food. Denying the “good stuff” can lead to poor, unhealthy food choices down the road. So a little treat here and there won’t do any harm. Keep Them Active If your kids indulge in a funnel cake or waffle and ice cream sundae once in a while, schedule more activities that help them burn off those extra calories. Also, encourage kids to share the treats so everyone gets a taste but no one overindulges. Be a Good Role Model Be a good role model. Eat healthier foods—and healthier versions of the foods everyone loves. For example, if …

Hennessy Pineapple Upside Down Cake

Pineapple Upside Down Cake was invented back in 1956 by Marge Gillicutty in Illinois. She was attempting to make a pineapple cake when all the pineapple sunk to the bottom. Oh was Marge pissed. Then it turned out everyone at the church social loved it. Boom! Pineapple Upside Down Cake was invented. I’m guessing.

Chocolate Peanut Butter Tart (That tastes like a Reese’s) and How convenience will kill us.

I like balance in life. Not my personal life in particular. My life is wacked beyond belief without a chance of ever recuperating. Kinda like it that way though. This tart has the perfect balance of chocolate and peanut butter and my oh so favorite thing. That ingredient that you can’t put your finger on it but if it wasn’t there the tart wouldn’t taste the same. I love it when that happens. That’s where the Jell-O Butterscotch Pudding Mix comes into play. That’s what gives this tart the flavor of a Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup. It does make me feel like I’m getting closer to Reese’s formula. Note to my readers: If I end up dead investigate Hershey’s or my coworkers. I’m actually being dead serious about this. At least I think it tastes like a Reese’s and taste is all perspective. For example, you think Starbucks is good coffee. We all know it’s shit but you’ve been conditioned to like it. You’re so unique! The unfortunate thing about Starbucks is you’re forced to …