8 Low Calorie Holiday Inspired Starbucks Drinks

Have you ever visited @themacrobaristas (Alex Moe) Instagram and seen all of his personalized low-calorie recipes for Starbucks drinks?!?! It’s pretty cool and delicious.

The flavorful Starbucks drinks are easily unhealthy and full of sugar which are unnecessary calories that inhibit you from your overall health goals.

Alex focuses on creating macro-friendly drinks for everyone to enjoy.

I will list some of my favorite recipes along with the nutritional information and how to order it. Also, a link to the post.

*The macros will be listed as protein/carbs/fat.

 

So here are 8 of my favorite drinks from @themacrobarista

 

Pumpkin Chai 

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60 Calories 

Macros: <1g/8.5g/2g 

Caffeine: 40 mg

How to order: 

Ask for a grande Organic Chai Tea- NOT a latte 

Ask for steamed almond milk 

Ask for half a pump of pumpkin sauce

Add 1-2 Splenda or another 0 calorie sweetener 

 

Pumpkin Cold Foam Cold Brew (This can also be a nitro)  

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75 Calories 

Macros: 2g/13g/1.5g 

Caffeine: 175-200 mg

How to order:

Ask for...

Grande Cold Foam Cold Brew 

ONE pump of pumpkin sauce IN the Cold foam- Don't add it to the nonfat milk

Then, THREE pumps of sugar-free vanilla syrup the cold brew 

Optional splash of cream

 

White Peppermint Mocha

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105 Calories 

Macros: .5g/15g/4.5g

Caffeine: 200 mg

How to order: 

Ask for...

GRANDE Cold Brew OR Iced Coffee (Unsweetened) OR *Iced Decaf Americano

ONE pump White Mocha sauce

ONE pump peppermint syrup

LIGHT CREAM (half and half) 

This can be made nondairy

 

Iced Pumpkin Spice Latte 

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90 Calories 

Macros: >1g/12g/4.5g

Caffeine: 150 mg

How to order: 

Ask for...

Grande iced coffee 

NO class syrup 

ONE pump of pumpkin sauce 

THREE pumps of sugar-free vanilla syrup 

Extra pumpkin spice topping 

Light cream 

 

Pumpkin Spice Macchiato 

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95 Calories 

Macros: >1g/16g/3g

Caffeine: 150 mg 

How to order: 

Ask for...

Grande Skinny Caramel Macchiato

Add one pump of pumpkin sauce 

Add two pumps of sugar-free vanilla syrup

Substitute the coconut milk with HALF milk /HALF water 

And extra pumpkin spice topping

 

OKAY, enough with the pumpkin. Let’s get into just regular pick me ups

French Vanilla Cold Foam Cold Brew

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75 Calories 

Macros: 1g/10g/3g

Caffeine: 260-275 mg

How to order: 

Ask for…

Grande Cold Foam Cold Brew 

One pump of hazelnut syrup 

Three pumps of sugar-free Vanilla syrup IN THE COLD FOAM

A shot of blonde espresso

Light cream

Nitro Caramel Cold Brew

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30 Calories 

Macros: 0g/6g/0g

Caffeine: 200 mg

How to order:

Ask for…

Grande Nitro Cold Brew

One pump of caramel syrup 

Optional: light cream 

Dirty Chai Tea Latte

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80 Calories 

Macros: 1g/10g/3g

Caffeine: 100 mg

How to order:

Ask for…

Grande hot or iced Chai Tea Latte

Substitute almond milk

One pump of chai

Two pumps of sugar-free vanilla 

A shot of blonde espresso

 

Happy Drinking!

 

Credit to all recipes and pictures:

Alex Moe

Instagram handle: @themacrobarista