Best low-calorie Starbucks drinks
Let's face it — Starbucks drinks are undeniably yummy. But if you're on a diet, some of their beverages can really add up calorie-wise. A Java Chip Frappuccino will set you back 600 calories for a venti size made with whole milk and whipped cream. Fear not — you can still enjoy your favorite Starbucks beverages without worrying about your waistline. Here are ten delicious Starbucks drinks under 100 calories:
1. Filter coffee
Order a Pike Place Roast filter coffee at Starbucks without any milk or sugar added, and it'll only set you back 4 calories. If you add two tablespoons half and half and sweeten it with some stevia, the total calorie count only jumps to 44 calories.
2. Caramel Macchiato
Starbucks' delicious Caramel Macchiato is made with steamed milk, vanilla-flavored syrup, and espresso topped with a caramel drizzle. A short size made with almond milk is only 80 calories.
3. Cinnamon Dolce Latte
Starbucks' Cinnamon Dolce Latte is made with steamed milk and cinnamon dolce flavored syrup that is mixed with their classic espresso. A short size of the Cinnamon Dolce Latte made with almond milk will only set you back 90 calories.
4. Very Berry Hibiscus Starbucks Refresher
Starbucks' Very Berry Refresher is made with real black berries mixed with green coffee extract and served over ice. A tall Very Berry Refresher only contains 50 calories, while a venti only has 90 calories.
5. Coffee Light Frappuccino Blended Coffee
While regular Frappuccinos are known to have tons of hidden calories, this Coffee Light Frappuccino only contains 90 calories for a tall size.
6. Teavana Shaken Strawberry Green Tea Infusion
This fresh strawberry drink is made with green tea blended with mint, lemongrass, lemon verbena, and lemonade, and then sweetened with a touch of sugar. A tall size contains 70 calories, whereas a grande size has 90 calories.
7. Iced Blonde Vanilla Bean Coconut Latte
This non-dairy, coconut milk-based latte is made with vanilla bean powder and a shot of blonde espresso. The tall size slides right in under 100 with 90 total calories.
8. Nitro Cold Brew With Sweet Cream
This new cold coffee drink is full of flavor, and it has a sweet vanilla cream top that only contains 4 grams of sugar. A tall clocks in at 70 calories.
9. Caffe Misto
Starbucks' Caffe Misto combines freshly brewed coffee with steamed milk in a one-to-one ratio. A tall size made with nonfat milk will only set you back 60 calories, whereas a venti size made with almond milk only has 60 calories.
10. Jade Citrus Mint Green Tea
For a new spin on tea time, Starbucks Jade Citrus Mint Green Tea is a bright and refreshing green tea experience. Without added sugar, you can get any size of this tea for 0 calories.
Have your Starbucks, and drink it too!
Just because you're on a diet doesn't mean you have to forgo Starbucks. There are plenty of delicious beverages to choose from that are less than 100 calories each. You can easily lighten up any Starbucks beverage by asking for less syrup, requesting non-fat milk, and skipping the whipped cream.
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- "10 Starbucks Cold Beverages 100 Calories or Less," Starbucks, n.d.
- "10 Starbucks Drinks with 100 Calories or Less," Hungry Girl, July 22, 2016.