Junk Foodie Recipe Book

Junk Foodie

In a time when super foods like goji berries, chia seeds and wheat grass are taking center stage and words like high-protein, gluten-free, and organic are becoming part of people’s everyday vocabulary, it’s refreshing to see that there are still connoisseurs of junk food. One of these connoisseurs, Emilie Baltz, wrote a book titled the Junk Foodie Recipe Book, which will guide you on how to make dreamy, never-seen-before junk food concoctions.

We all know that junk food is bad for us, but everywhere we go junk food is readily available and begging to be consumed. Most of all, the variety is spectacular. And there always seems to be a new product to try. For instance, this year the Oreo cookie turned 100 and so they made a special Oreo with colorful sprinkles in the middle. What’s a person supposed to do… just ignore? The key is not to fight it but to give in every little once in a while.

Junk Foodie Recipe Book

Junk Foodie Recipe Book

  • Turn vending machine food into delicacies!
  • Learn how to make all sorts of gourmet recipes out of the crap from the vending machine.
  • Breakfast, lunch, dinner, and dessert recipes await you.
  • Example: Combine hot water with vending machine onion rings and Cheetos and you got a nice French Onion Soup!

Whenever I travel to the US, most of the things that I bring back across the border are new junk foods that I’ve never tried before or that can’t be obtained in Canada. The most recent purchase that comes to mind are the Vanilla Cupcake Flavored Goldfish Graham Crackers. Yum! And of course, I won’t leave without buying a few 2-L bottles of Cherry Coke. Every trip down south is the same where I race up and down the snack aisles at Target with my shopping cart singing, “I love America!”

This book accepts junk food for what it is and shows you how to make junkfood-ade. (When life throws you junk food, make junkfood-ade?) Instead of wallowing in self-pity and negative thoughts about eating junk, celebrate junk food’s existence and make glorious masterpieces out of it.

For more info on the Junk Foodie Recipe Book, or to purchase it, you can find it at ThinkGeek.com for $12.95 and at Amazon.com for under $3.

If you’re looking for seasonal cookbooks, the Zombie Cupcakes Cookbook and True Blood: Eats, Drinks and Bon Temps are a couple of new ones that have recently hit the pages of GA.

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Patra Beaulieu

About Patra Beaulieu

Patra has a background in molecular biology and was a former writer / translator for one of Canada's major web-based entertainment news providers. She currently resides in Ottawa, Ontario and is into alpine skiing, biking, music, movies, dining, baking, traveling, spending time with family, friends and her mini goldendoodle.

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