FAST FOOD NEWS: Krispy Kreme Strawberries & Kreme and Banana Pudding Doughnuts

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Krispy Kreme is celebrating the beginning of summer with two filled doughnuts — Strawberry & Kreme and Banana Pudding.

The Strawberries & Kreme Doughnut is filled with strawberrry and Kreme fillings, and topped with strawberry icing and a decorative swirl.

It has 330 calories, 17 grams of fat, 7 grams of saturated fat, 0 grams of trans fat, 0 milligrams of cholesterol, 135 milligrams of sodium, 41 grams of carbohydrates, less than 1 gram of fiber, 23 grams of sugar, and 4 grams of protein.

The Banana Pudding Doughnut features a sweet banana custard blended with Kreme filling. It’s also dipped in icing and topped with Nilla wafer pieces. Although, Krispy Kreme is calling this new, it’s not the first Banana Pudding Doughnut the chain has rolled out.

The latest version has 360 calories, 19 grams of fat, 8 grams of saturated fat, 0 grams of trans fat, 0 milligrams of cholesterol, 160 milligrams of sodium, 45 grams of carbohydrates, less than 1 gram of fiber, 24 grams of sugar, and 4 grams of protein.

Both doughnuts are available from now through July 22.

If you’ve tried either one, let us know what you think of it in the comments.

(Image via Krispy Kreme.)

Krispy Kreme Doughnuts is celebrating the beginning of summer by transforming classic summer desserts into delicious melt-in-your-mouth doughnuts inspired by the season.

FAST FOOD NEWS: Arby’s Coke Float

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Arby’s new Coke Float just combines Coke with a vanilla shake. No big whoop.

But what is a big deal is the fact that this Coke Float happened because Arby’s ditched Pepsi to hook up with Coke. So locations nationwide are now serving Coca-Cola, Coke Zero Sugar, Diet Coke, Sprite, Minute Maid Light, Mello Yello, Barq’s Root Beer, Hi-C Flashin’ Fruit Punch, Fanta Orange, and Powerade Mountain Berry Blast.

Arby’s Coke Float is available for a limited time in 16- and 24-ounces.

A 16-ounce Coke Float has 320 calories, 7 grams of fat, 4.5 grams of saturated fat, 0 grams of trans fat, 25 milligrams of cholesterol, 180 milligrams of sodium, 60 grams of carbohydrates, 57 grams of sugar, 0 grams of fiber, and 7 grams of protein.

If you’ve tried it, let us know what you think of it in the comments.

(Image via Arby’s website.)

FAST FOOD NEWS: Starbucks Mango Dragonfruit Refreshers Beverage

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Starbucks’ newest beverage that might be showing up in your Instagram feeds right now is the Mango Dragonfruit Refreshers Beverage.

This tropical drink is a combination of mango and dragonfruit flavors, handshaken with ice, and a scoop of real diced dragonfruit that give the beverage its magenta color. It’s available on the permanent menu at participating Starbucks stores in the U.S. and Canada.

A Grande has 90 calories, 0 grams of fat, 0 grams of saturated fat, 0 milligrams of cholesterol, 15 milligrams of sodium, 21 grams of carbohydrates, 0 grams of fiber, 19 grams of sugar, 0 grams of protein, and 45-55 milligrams of caffeine.

The Mango Dragonfruit Refreshers Beverage can be turned into the “Dragon Drink” by requesting coconutmilk be used instead of water. And, it can also be made with lemonade creating the boring-named Mango Dragonfruit Lemonade Refreshers Beverage.

If you’ve tried any version of it, let us know what you think of it in the comments.

(Image via Starbucks.)

FAST FOOD NEWS: Taco Bell Watermelon Freeze

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Taco Bell has rolled out a Watermelon Freeze for the summer.

The watermelon-flavored slush also comes with seeds, but not actual watermelon seeds because that would be weird. The “seeds” are candy, so you can eat them, or, if you want to waste perfectly good candy, spit them out.

A 16-ounce Watermelon Freeze has 220 calories, 0 grams of fat, 60 milligrams of sodium, 59 grams of carbohydrates, 0 grams of fiber, 58 grams of sugar, and 0 grams of protein.

If you’ve tried it, let us know what you think of it in the comments.

(Image via Taco Bell.)

FAST FOOD NEWS: McDonald’s Cold Brew Frozen Coffee and Frappe

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McDonald’s is now offering cold brew coffee, but not in a way that’s as liquid-y as some of you might like. The fast food chain is selling the popular dark beverage in only icy forms with its new Cold Brew Frozen Coffee and Cold Brew Frappe.

The former is made by combining ice with McDonald’s cold brew coffee Frappe base. The latter is just former topped with whipped light cream and chocolate drizzle.

A small Cold Brew Frozen Coffee has 290 calories, 11 grams of fat, 7 grams of saturated fat, 40 milligrams of cholesterol, 120 milligrams of sodium, 41 grams of carbohydrates, 34 grams of sugar, and 6 grams of protein.

A small Cold Brew Frappe has 360 calories, 15 grams of fat, 10 grams of saturated fat, 0.5 grams of trans fat, 55 milligrams of cholesterol, 135 milligrams of sodium, 49 grams of carbohydrates, 40 grams of sugar, 0 grams of fiber, and 6 grams of protein.

If you’ve tried McDonald’s cold brew drinks, let us know what you think in the comments.

(Image via McDonald’s website.)