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Easter candy, 100 and 200 calories

Bunny Ears, Bunny Tails, and Lots of Eggs: Which Do You Head for First?

Peeps, jellybeans, and chocolate eggs are extremely popular types of Easter candy, but the National Confectioners Association says that on Easter, children head for chocolate Easter bunnies first. No matter how old we are, we all have our preferred way of attacking the chocolate rabbit. Just so you know where you rank, 76% of us […]

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Jellybeans -- What

Jelly Beans: One by One or by the Handful?

Should jellybeans come with a warning label: “STOP NOW or you’ll keep eating until they’re gone?”  It’s pretty darn hard not to love those little nuggets of sweetness that come in multitudes of colors and flavors and get stuck in your teeth!  The proof: Americans eat 16 billion jellybeans at Easter – if they were lined up […]

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How Far Do You Have To Walk To Burn Off Your Easter Candy?

If you want to attempt to walk off the chocolate bunnies, jellybeans, and Peeps: It takes a herculean effort to walk off lots of calories. It’s easier and more efficient to cut down on portion size. In case you want to make an attempt “to walk” off your candy indulgence: If this is the candy […]

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Easter candy, 100 and 200 calories

How Much Easter Candy Can You Eat For 100 and 200 Calories?

Do you need a reason to splurge on a holiday – it is a celebration, after all? But, in case you want to “carefully” indulge on Easter candy, here’s how much of your favorite candy you can gobble down to the tune of 100 calories: 17 Brach’s jellybeans = 102 calories (6 calories each) 5 […]

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chocolate bunnies and eggs

Bunnies and Eggs Come In All Shades of Chocolate

Peeps, jellybeans, and Cadbury eggs are extremely popular types of Easter candy, but on Easter kids head for chocolate Easter bunnies first. No matter how old we are, we all have our preferred way of attacking the chocolate rabbit. Just so you know where you rank, 76% of us eat the ears first, 13% bite […]

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Marshmallow PEEPs

Marshmallow Peeps: do you love ‘em or hate ‘em?

If you have a thing for the fluorescent marshmallow bunnies and chicks that were hatched over 50 years ago, you’re not alone. They got their name – PEEPS — because they were originally modeled after the yellow chick.  Now they’re made for Christmas, Halloween, and Valentine’s Day, too — so you can get them in […]

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Jellybeans: Do You Eat Them By The Handful Or One-By-One?

Jellybeans: do you think they should they should come with a warning label, “STOP NOW or you’ll keep eating until they’re gone?” Seriously – it’s pretty darn hard not to love those little nuggets of sweetness that come in multitudes of colors and flavors and get stuck in your teeth! The Birth Of The Jellybean […]

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Walking to burn off Easter candy

In Case You’re Tempted To Polish Off The Easter Candy…

  Is the candy in your kid’s Easter basket calling your name?  What about all of the candy in the snack room that your co-workers brought into work because they don’t want it hanging around their houses? Here’s another way to look at it: If You Want To Walk Off Your Easter Candy Walking is […]

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A Combination Easter Basket and Table Decoration

I spotted these mason jar and candy combos today. I’m always on the lookout not just for good, healthy food —  but also for anything that accompanies food that potentially makes it taste better and also might make the dining experience more enjoyable. These mason jar and candy combinations fit into the second category and […]

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chocolate bunnies and eggs

Guess How Many Calories Are In Your Favorite Chocolate Bunnies and Eggs!

Easter bunnies made of chocolate aren’t really that old a tradition, having been born in Germany in the 1800’s. Although other types of Easter candy like Peeps, jellybeans, and Cadbury eggs are extremely popular, the National Confectioners Association says that on Easter children head for chocolate Easter bunnies first. Adults probably do, too. Chocolate Easter […]

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