Thursday, October 15, 2009

ChocolateBet: Oct. 14, 2009

Chocolate of the Day:
1 serving
Raisinets Dark (aka Dark Raisinets)
Good +
Weight: 1/4 cup (45 g.)/11 oz. (311.8 g.) in total package
Calories: 180 calories in 1/4 cup serving
Cost: ?
Purchased from: ?

One serving of chocolate raisins (Raisinets) = 1/2 cup of grapes, the package tells me. That, and the antioxidants from chocolate, will help me maintain my body health. But, seriously, after eating a relatively heavy Mexican dinner earlier this evening, a chocolate with some fruit in it was less heavy and more satisfying. When it came to movie theater treats throughout my life, popcorn was the runaway winner, followed by chocolate covered peanuts. However, Raisinets have nostalgic value as well. The raisins come from my home state of California. (And, if you're older than ~ 40, who doesn't remember those animated California raisin commercials growing up?)

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