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It takes a lot of energy to keep up with today’s busy lifestyle. Between juggling work, family, friends and activities, people are often looking for something to help them keep going. Many are turning to nutritious, plant-based sources of protein, such as peanuts, to help provide long-lasting energy throughout the day. Recipes, including one for Peanut Berry Waffles (above), on C2.
Six of the many carbonated beverages made by the Dr Pepper Snapple Group — Dr Pepper, 7UP, A&W (root beer, not cream soda), Sunkist, Canada Dry and RC — are now available in versions with 10 calories per 12-ounce serving. That’s in addition to the diet versions, which have no calories, and the regular versions — which have from 140 to 190 calories. The company says these 10-calorie products, all labeled with TEN spelled out in capital letters, are intended to offer “the great taste of regular soda with less calories.” The new versions get their fewer calories by starting with the diet versions, which are sweetened with aspartame and acesulfame potassium, and adding a little high- fructose corn syrup.
New from Kellogg’s Eggo empire are Eggo Drizzlers, which seem to be regular Eggo waffles plus topping packets (blueberry or strawberry). For the same price as regular Eggo waffles, a box of Drizzlers contains six waffles and three packets of topping.