Now that January is coming to a close, foodies everywhere are starting to celebrate the start of February. Why?
February is literally the best month ever for foodies because it is host to the best National Food Holidays every. single. day. Check out this list of fun holidays and be prepared to party every day.
National Cake Pops Day
Cake pops are definitely better than regular cakes because in some things, size doesn’t matter. Students at Northwestern show us how to make no bake Oreo cake balls!
National Tater Tot Day
National Carrot Cake Day
This counts as eating your vegetables. Right? Check out Claire’s delicious carrot cake and everything else it has to offer.
National Homemade Soup Day
This food holiday is perfect for the cold-as-balls winter weather. Don’t think you need a fully stocked kitchen to make homemade soup, because a recipe for homemade microwaveable minestrone exists! But if you’re not an amazing chef, check out these six ways to make canned soup suck less.
World Nutella Day
National Froyo Day
With Froyo, you have the freedom to add as many toppings and flavors as you can without being judged. Make yourself look like a professional froyo connoisseur by trying out one of these five froyo mashups. Plus, it’s never too cold to have froyo — enjoy these extreme holiday version froyo mashups all winter long.
National Fettuccine Alfredo Day
You don’t have to go to Olive Garden to enjoy pasta when you have this super easy chicken alfredo recipe. And if you’re one of those people who think beer makes everything better, this fettuccine beer-alfredo recipe is just for you.
National Potato Lover’s Day
National Bagels and Lox Day
National “Have a Brownie” Day
Don’t mind if I do. These easy tips for easy dorm room brownie baking are necessary for any college student. And don’t worry, you won’t feel guilty about eating an entire pan of these super healthy sneaky brownies.
National Peppermint Patty Day
Trader Joe’s has some of the best peppermint patties ever that you can use to make peppermint patty shots!
National PB&J Day
National “Italian Food” Day
Italian food really does conquer all other types of food. College instant ramen will never be the same again with this cacio e pepe recipe.
National Cream-Filled Chocolates Day
Get ready for Valentine’s Day by checking out the best chocolate in the U.S.
National Chewing Gum Day
Who knew chewing gum was so good for you? This ordinary candy really deserves a holiday dedicated to celebrating its mind-blowing benefits.
National Almond Day
National Cafe Au Lait Day
What is a cafe au lait? Check out this very useful guide to coffee so you actually know what you’re ordering next time you visit your local coffee shop.
National “Drink Wine” Day
National Chocolate Mint Day
National Muffin Day
Banana muffins made in a blender? Life has never been easier.
National Sticky Bun Day
National Margarita Day
National Banana Bread Day
National Tortilla Chip Day
National Clam Chowder Day
You really can’t visit one of the coasts and not have a bowl of clam chowder. University of Oregon’s special restaurant serves some of the best clam chowder on the west coast.
National Pistachio Day
National Strawberry Day
National Chocolate Souffle Day
Molten. Chocolate. Souffle. Yes. Please.
National Frog Legs Day
…for Leap Year. Get it?
Although February may be the worst academic month ever with absolutely no vacations or three-day weekends, it really makes it up with all the awesome food holidays.
Because who needs breaks when you can have good food?