Wake Up Call

Bake for Hope, Fried Junk Food and Homemade Granola Bars in Today's Eater's Digest

An early morning serving of food news, with no preservatives or additives.

From now until Sunday, May 8th, show your support for finding a cure for breast cancer. Bake for Hope Week is a nationwide, volunteer-run bake sale event with all proceeds donated to Susan G. Komen for the Cure charities. Last year the event raised more the 30k. Click here to find a location near you or visit your nearest Panda Express, which will be donating 20% of sales for the week.

Honestly, what doesn't taste good fried? We can think of a couple things but

9 out of 10 times throwing something in batter and dropping it in a deep fryer just makes it more delicious. Click here to see which foods made the Miami New Times' 10 fried junk food list.

After you gain 10 lbs from just reading the above list, switch into healthy gear and whip up a batch of homemade granola bars. Simple and delicious banana almond apricot bars make the perfect healthy snack for any occasion, although to be honest, we can't really imagine eating them at the state fair.

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Shannon Armour
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