“Come and Get it” at the Orange County Fair
I am a healthy eater – something I try to hold true in all dining circumstances. While my diet does not have the extreme restrictions that a gluten-free or vegan person might, I still try to steer clear of over processed and fried foods. The fair is a breeding ground for fatty foods. And as any dietician might add: indulge (in moderation!) And Live your life! Being a healthy eater does not mean living under a rock. Keep in mind there are plenty of healthy options at the fair to choose from.
For example, corn husks are delicious, a vegetable, no gluten or nothing. They fill you up, take a while to eat, and you can add your own fixings which makes the whole process of eating them even more enjoyable. I also saw a booth selling fresh fruit – another great healthy appetizer.
Be wise when you look around. Maybe a bite of a friends fried oreo is wiser than getting your own personal serving. Or perhaps you could split the chocolate covered bacon. Money saving advice: bring in your own water and snacks, and splurge on one item. Share with your friends so you can all enjoy the flavors without emptying your wallets.