Panera’s new cups to show added sugar, calories in drinks

Panera is rolling out new fountain cups this week that list how much added sugar is in its beverages. After customers pay the cashier, they are handed a cup to take to the drink station. The idea goes, that customers will look down at the cup and have the information, literally on hand, that they need to make smart decisions in regards to sugar intake. “We believe it’s up to companies to take the lead on transparency (and) not wait for legislation,” CEO Ron Shaich said in a statement. The company commissioned a nationwide survey, conducted by KRC Research, that found 99 percent of 1,092 respondents didn’t know the amount of added sugar in soft drink, and 83 percent underestimated the amount. The new “sweet facts” fountain cups will hit stores this week. They list the calorie and sugar content of a “regular cola” (250 calories, 17.25 teaspoons of added sugar) alongside…

Disney’s Glowing Lavender Lemonade Looks Sweet for Summer

To commemorate Disney California Adventure’s new Guardians of the Galaxy ride, the park created a special menu for the Summer of Heroes celebration. The large $9 sourdough Baby Groot-shaped bread was the first epic item to take off. The character-inspired bread is baked fresh at Disney California Adventure’s Boudin Bakery, and using black olives for eyes and jalapeño cheddar for hair, looks just like the lovable on-screen character. But it’s the glowing Infinity-Ade drink that is popping up all over Instagram now. At $8, the lavender lemonade comes with a glow cube that you can save all use at home all summer. Reportedly, you can choose your own “stone” color. One fan wrote of the new non-alcoholic drink, “[It] is a lavender lemonade with a sugar/ lavender rim. You can choose your “infinity stone” aka the color setting of the glow cube,” and gave it a high recommendation. Another reviewer…

10 Copycat Chick-fil-a recipes because you crave it all the time

Because you’d eat Chick-fil-a every night if you could, here are 10 copycat recipes to help get you though until next time. Copycat Chick-fil-A Peach Milkshake Chick-fil-A Chicken Salad Sandwich COPYCAT CHICK-FIL-A LEMONADE Copycat Chick-Fil-A Nuggets Copycat Chick-fil-A Slaw Copycat Chick-Fil-a Chicken Tortilla Soup Copycat Chick-Fil-A Superfood Salad Chick-fil-A Copycat Frosted Lemonade Copycat Chick-Fil-A Sauce COPYCAT CHICK-FIL-A SANDWICH