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SodaStream Soda or Soda Stream Soda Maker Review and Giveaway (CLOSED 6/21)

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So after watching the video, what do ya think? How cool is this?! The SodaStream is really a must have! I love mine! I know, I know…drinking soda may not be the healthiest choice, but we drink it. Tons of it. The cans, the bottles, the expense, it all adds up. Even though we do try to recycle I just thought there was a better way. So now I know there is. It’s the SodaStream!

As I mentioned in the video, so many people don’t recycle their cans and bottles. According to the US Recycling Institute, more than 80% of bottles in the US do not get recycled and end up in landfills. Also, an estimated 4.7 million tons of greenhouse gas emissions were produced in the process of replacing the 134 billion bottles and cans not recycled in 2005.

Using your own Home Carbonation System means:

  • Less packaging waste from cans and bottles.
  • Less pollution caused by transport of bottled beverages.soda stream

One Soda-Club carbonator makes 60 or even 130 liters, which is the same as 180 to 330 cans of beverage! As I mentioned in the video, once the CO2 canister is empty, all you do is return it to have it re-filled and then you’re ready to go again!

soda streamIf you’re looking for great tasting soda, but on a low sugar or no sugar diet plan, just cutting back on carbs or concerned about calories, Sodastream is for you. Sodastream 0ffers over 25 delicious regular, diet and caffeine-free sodamix.

The regular sodamix flavors contain less sugar, calories, carbohydrates and sodium than national drink brands. Regular flavors are sweetened with a combination of sugar and Splenda® brand sweetener. Diet sodamix flavors contain no sugar, no aspartame and are sweetened with Splenda® brand sweetener.

Calories Carbs Sugar Sodium Caffeine

Pepsi® 100 27g 27g 25mg 25mg
Coca-Cola® 100 27g 27g 35mg 23mg
Pepsi® Edge™ 50 13g 13g 25mg 25mg
Coca-Cola C2™ 45 12g 12g 30mg 23mg
Sodastream Cola 34 9g 9g 2mg 15mg
7-UP® 100 26g 26g 50mg 0mg
Sprite® 100 26g 26g 45mg 0mg
Sodastream Lemon Lime 36 9g 9g 25mg 0mg

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Sodastream even has all-natural, unsweetened flavor essences for making refreshing, lightly flavored sparkling water. MyWater flavor essences are available in Orange and Lemon-Lime – just like squeezing a wedge of citrus into your seltzer.

I love all of the flavors! Yes, I have and made and drank a liter of each. I prefer Splenda over aspartame. You may not have thought about it, but these liter containers make it super easy to take these to work with you. It gives you variety throughout the week.

This Fountain Jet model of the SodaStream demonstrated in the video costs $89 and the individual flavor containers cost $4.99. If you opt for the flavored seltzer water, the cost per liter is only $0.20. If you opt for the flavored sodas, the cost is only $0.57 per liter (before s/h)

It just keeps getting cooler as you read huh? Well, here are some great facts that help the environment!

  • No bottles or cans to recycle or throw away
  • Saves thousands of containers for a family of four in a year
  • Carbonating bottles last for three years
  • Highly concentrated sodamix minimizes packaging
  • No batteries or electricity
  • Reduces energy used to manufacture bottles and cans
  • Reduces gas and pollution from shipping packaged beverages
  • Eliminates pollution from batteries

So as you can see, it’s an even bigger money saver because it uses no power or batteries! Can you see why I love this so?! It is so easy for anyone to use! Since getting the SodaStream we haven’t purchased any soda from the store. Because the flavor canisters are so small, you can have several on hand at a time. Which means, if you are having a craving for a certain flavor you don’t have to run to the store, just grab the flavor from the cabinet and take the 10 seconds to make it. There ya go, you just saved some gas! Anything that you need for your SodaStream is purchased straight from the website. It’s very easy! The SodaStream is super awesome and should be a part of your kitchen!

SodaStream has been kind enough to give one of my lucky readers (only located in the continental US) the Fountain Jet starter set like in my video. Want to win!? Here’s how!

FIRST, Check out SodaStream website and tell me what flavor you think you’d like the most.

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One winner will be selected randomly using Random.org.

This contest starts today and will end on 6/21 at 11:59pm EST

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There was no monetary compensation received for this review.
I received a SodaStream system w a variety of flavor syrups for the sake of completing this review. Receipt of these did not sway my opinion.
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