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Instacart Orders For Balsamic Vinegar and Sparkling Water Increase After ‘Healthy Coke’ Trends

Photo: TikTok/@healthylittlepeach

I’m all for living your best healthy girl summer but this newest viral trend on TikTok has me shook. “Healthy Coke” is the recent growing craze that contains two ingredients — balsamic vinegar and sparkling water. Both are common staples found in anyone’s kitchen, making this trending beverage an easily accessible alternative to Coke.

But the trend has blown up to the point that orders containing the two ingredients have had Instacart‘s sales of balsamic vinegar and sparkling water jump up 43% in the last week as the viral drink has begun to pop up on everyone’s feed. “Healthy Coke” has 38.8 million views on TikTok and continues to escalate for two reasons: one, because it is easy to make; two, it is a weird and disputed trend to try out.

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There have been differing conclusions on taste profile so you know I had to test it for myself. And to be honest, it tastes like when the soda fountain is running out of the flavored syrup AKA the best part. Although it does not smell or taste anything like balsamic vinegar, the thought alone of pouring it over ice was jarring. I’ll stick to working out so I can drink unhealthy Coke.

Will you be experimenting with this buzzy food trend or just watching the hilarious reaction videos from people drinking it?

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Snacks Sweets

Instacart Study Reveals The Most Popular Halloween Candies In America

Spooky season has arrived and with that comes a deluge of snacks, sweets, and treats all geared to ring in the vibes for Halloween. But have you ever wondered which treats are the favorites throughout the country?

A recent study conducted by Instacart and The Harris Poll, entitled The Great Halloween Candy Debate, surveyed responses from more than 2,000 Americans nationwide to reveal how consumers feel about their favorite candies.

As seen in the infographic above, the most popular candies in America are a varied bunch, ranging from Red Vines dominating the West Coast to Twizzlers being a Midwest favorite. Other findings in the study show which candies are the top cravings in the country:

Check out all the results of this study on The Great Halloween Candy Debate.