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Warning: mini donuts give you sugar lips

If it’s not good enough for our family, then it is not good enough for yours. We’re fussy like that. We have always been committed to inspiring healthy families with our own fresh traditions, and that commitment keeps us focused on offering fresh and healthy choices to ensure the health of the families in our communities. Sometimes—and always in moderation—fresh can (and needs) to come in the form of an occasional indulgence.

Indulgence is not a four letter word. Allowing yourself to indulge now and again will keep you satisfied and less apt to feel you’re depriving your sweet tooth, which means you’ll be less likely to slam your face onto a dessert table every time you see one. Or is that just me?

Enter the Mini Donut Express. Cooking up fresh, hot mini donuts right in the store, where you get to try them as they wiggle their way off the tiny little conveyor. These are sweet airy little pockets of hot fried batter that defy properties of density as they collapse into nothing when you pop them in your mouth. You instantly can’t believe you’ve actually eaten anything, so you try another. And then another. (This is where it’s good to have a friend with you to slap them out of your hands.)

I ran into Rosanne Longo in front of the Mini Donut Express not too long ago, and we chatted about the idea of indulgence. “We have far too many pressures and areas of our life where we are made to feel guilty – food shouldn’t be one of them,” she told me. “I’ve realized that it’s okay, even necessary to have indulgences, in moderation, of course. I feel good about that, especially knowing that I round out my day and the rest of the week with healthy choices.”

The Mini Donut Express travels around to our various stores offering a fresh, sweet indulgence to our customers as they shop. And with a mission statement of “we deliver smiles” it’s a great fit for the occasional indulgence.

Grant and his Mini Donut Express will be parked in the bakery department of our Fairview store in Burlington starting August 1st. You might be able to spot Rosanne Longo talking to Grant, or is she sampling a mini donut?

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Be sure to stop in to see the process, and make sure you sample them hot. You’ll probably see me standing there too… smiling.

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  3. Liana

    Will the donuts ever be in the Woodbridge stores?

    • Catherine-Foodie

      We hope that every store will have their Mr. Donut day Liana! We’ll keep you posted on the schedule.

    • Dr. Donut

      Liana, We would love to come back to your store. I am putting together a 2013 rotation and will also keep everyone posted for our future schedule. Keep Smiling! Best regards. Dr. Donut

  4. Jamie Ivey

    Dr.Donut truly is the master of his sinful treats…just trying to cope with the addiction.

  5. Meg VanBailey

    Yum! Definitely a worthwhile indulgence! These little doughnuts made for fab Friday treats in the staff room! We even served them on fancy platters for my wedding shower- they were a hit!

  6. Dr. Donut

    Our first Friday back before the long-weekend was great! Lot’s of familiar faces and “where have you been’s?” We’re @ Fairview through the weekend and next week. Enjoy the weekend everyone and see you soon! Dr. Donut

  7. David MacDonald

    Super tasty tiny treats!

  8. Kevin

    When you eat these donuts its like scoring the winning touchdown in the Super Bowl

  9. These are seriously the best tasting donuts I have ever had! Seriously! I love them.

  10. Jordan Cato

    The mini donuts were exceptional, both me and friends could definitely see ourselves getting hooked on these delicious treats. Having one with a coffee is a great way to start off the day. I hope to see more variations of these mini donuts in the near future.

  11. Kelly Williams

    I’ve had these wonderful little donuts. I always get a sample from Grant….such a nice man…when can I get a smaller box as I am alone?

  12. Martin Jay

    I Met Grant and the mini Donut Express in the Winston Chruchill Blvd store! After initially saying no thanks to a free sample, Grant noticed me again as I was shopping introduced himself and encouraged me to take him up on his offer. After trying the mini donuts I enjoyed them so much I purchased two packages and broght them home. My wife and children love them and now everytime we are in Longos my children ask for them!

    When are you back in that location? Or are you planning to have a perminent booth in store?

  13. David J

    I was at a grocery store in Mississauga and tried one mini donut from Mini Donut express. I left with four boxes and a big smile. So fresh and delicious

  14. Dale Irwin

    We tried these when we were visiting friends in Canada. WOW!!!! need I say more?

  15. Dr. Donut

    They really do make you smile! We love to continually make people happy with a great donut, excellent locations, and a great treat for all occasions. I am looking forward to seeing everyone at the Fairview store very soon. Dr. Donut!!!


    Yummy! Better than going to the Ex!

  17. John

    1J00% true, my wife cannot get enough of Grants mini donuts

  18. Hello,

    This is hilarious and totally true! Love it!


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