Over the course of the past 6 months or so, I’ve been making the effort to live a healthier lifestyle. I started going to the gym, eating foods that I dislike which are healthy, and avoiding beloved foods that are more fattening. It’ been rather difficult to discipline myself to this degree, but at the end of the day it pays off.

However, once in a while you have to splurge and treat yourself to something sweet and savory. Rewarding yourself for reaching goals is an important part of life, and I’ve definitely found my new favorite way to spend my cheat days.

Last week I had the pleasure of trying some gourmet donuts from the one and only Jolie Olie's Sweet Shoppe. If you’re not familiar with them, they’re located right here in St. Cloud, and they sell almost every type of dessert imaginable. Their donuts were second to none.

I don’t have anything against gas station donuts, but this was no gas station donut my friend. The frosting, texture, and taste were worth every calorie. Believe me, it’s hard not to want to stop in there and pick something up for dessert every day. If you have as much of a sweet tooth as I do, do yourself a favor and pay them a visit.

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