The 3 Healthiest Drinks at Starbucks

March 26, 2016 | By | Comments (9)

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Earlier this week, we shared 4 ways you can make your everyday order at Starbucks just a bit healthier. So, now that you know the tricks of the trade, be sure to try our top three healthy Starbucks drinks:

1. Caffè Misto (Tall with half coffee, half steamed 2% milk)
The flavor is similar to a café latte, but because it’s coffee-based, the price is significantly less. If you order any other size than “tall,” opt for non-fat milk.
Calories: 80

2. Cappucino (Tall with 2% milk)
This simple but luxurious drink combines equal amounts espresso, hot milk, and frothed milk. Same as the Café Misto, choose non-fat milk if you’re ordering a Grande or larger.
Calories: 90

3. Faux Chai Latte: Grande Chai Brewed Tea + a splash of 2% milk + optional: a few shakes vanilla powder
A Chai Tea Latte from Starbucks overloads on sugar, but this quick (and cost effective!) substitute is a much healthier choice. Make sure to leave extra space in your cup—and if possible, ask your barista to top off your tea with hot milk.
Calories: 0 (without the splash of milk)

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  1. Jo Palis

    Can’t do milk or soy. Wish they had almond milk. I do the Americano. If late in day, I do a decaf Americano. Starbucks is the only decaf that I like and tastes good.

    October 13, 2016 at 12:27 pm
  2. Chris

    The Cafe Misto is one of my favorites! Glad to see it on the list. i also enjoy an iced Americano with a splash of soy.

    September 15, 2016 at 7:44 am
  3. Steph

    Black coffee? No?

    September 14, 2016 at 6:53 pm
  4. Raquel Casillas

    Don’t forget Iced Venti Green Tea w/o sweetner and non diluted. 0 calories.

    May 27, 2016 at 10:34 am
  5. Marc McGinnis

    Yeah, the Americano is the most tasty espresso based drink without milk… or just brewed coffee. How are they not listed as #1 and #2?

    April 10, 2016 at 5:44 pm
  6. Sharon B Rosenthal

    A good old Americano. Just expresso and hot water. Add your own milk or have them add steamed milk to your specifications – Low calorie with a punch.

    April 2, 2016 at 3:30 pm
  7. Rissy Roo

    Mmmm how about plain delicious black coffee?! That’s my daily and very minimal calories.

    April 2, 2016 at 5:14 am
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  9. Billie Blanksma

    I was drinking the mango carrot drink till I found out it has 64 grams of sugar. I am diabetic so cannot have that drink. I really like it too.

    March 27, 2016 at 11:12 pm

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