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Red Hots n Water!

Monday, January 28, 2013

I don't eat too much candy since I quit eating Reese's several months ago, but the other day I had a huge urge to get some Red Hots...those hot little cinnamon candies, I haven't had them in YEARS, probably like 25 years, so I have no idea where this craving came from!

I know they are all sugar, and there isn't even any real cinnamon in them, but they are as awesome as I remember. Before all the Boo-ing starts, they are 60 calories for 20 pieces...I swig a bunch of water after each one so my face doesn't start on fire. Not that one at a time is really hot, but if you try to eat them one after another, the heat does build up.
I have had maybe 15 of them in the last two hours and have went through over 6 cups of water, lol!

60 calories that satisfies my sweet tooth, keeps my mouth busy, satisfies my hand-to-mouth need, and getting extra water down lickety-split like it was nothing? Man oh man, I should have tried these sooner!!!!!

I may have to try some lemonheads next!
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OBIESMOM2 1/29/2013 12:33PM

    atomic fireballs - I love 'em. And they last a LONNNNNG time!!!

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LAHUDSONCHEF 1/29/2013 12:34AM

    Try sourballs! One will have your eyes watering and it'll take forever to finish! Not sure of the calorie count, though.

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KAREN608 1/28/2013 7:10PM

    Cool!
It is great to find a low calorie fun food.
I like altoids mints.

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GOULDSGRANITE 1/28/2013 4:29PM

    Hey not all candy is created equal. Red hots are a great idea! I like the "old school" bag of wintergreen candy. The little pink ones? They are 10 cals each and one or two usually satisfy. I know you have me beat!!! A candy that makes you drink your water - genius! emoticon

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LOLATURTLE 1/28/2013 3:18PM

    That's smart! I did that for a while to keep me away from the chocolates that are always ALWAYS on a coworker's desk, although mine was ginger candy rather than red hots. It takes me longer to eat them than chocolate, and I don't binge on them like I would with other candy. Whatever works!

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