A Love Letter to Hostess Ho Ho’s and Twinkies – NOT

But they taste so good!

One Regular Guy Writing about Food, Exercise and Living Past 100

Full disclosure: I ate Ho Ho’s and Twinkies as a kid and loved them just like the other kids. But, I was a child and didn’t know any better. I’m not a kid any more and wouldn’t think of eating them now. We didn’t know better back in the 40’s and 50’s. My mom used to give us Wonder Bread slices slathered with butter and topped with sugar as a treat. My dentist safaried in Africa on that treat years later.

Let’s look closely at a package of Ho Ho’s. There are three cupcakes inside. I was amazed to see that the serving size is all three, the whole package. Usually, they break it down to a smaller number to reduce the caloric count. One serving of the Ho Ho’s yields 370 calories, according to Calorie Count.

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If you don’t pay much attention to calories, let me explain. I weigh…

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One thought on “A Love Letter to Hostess Ho Ho’s and Twinkies – NOT

  1. Thanks for the reblog! Much appreciated. I am enjoying my visit to your little corner of the blogosphere, too. I share your strong feelings about aging well.

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