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With cold weather upon us, the warm drinks are calling! In a sea of pumpkin spice and salted caramel, it is hard to avoid the high fat and sugar content of our favorite warm beverages.  Here are the Milestone Personal Trainers' tips for making healthy choices at your local coffee shop!


coffee_shop_swaps.jpgInstead of... 16oz. Pumpkin Spice Latte: Espresso, Pumpkin Flavored Syrup, Steamed Milk, Topped with Whip Cream: 380 Calories

Go for... 16oz. Caffe Misto: Brewed Coffee and Steamed Milk Topped with Ground Cinnamon: 100 Calories

Calories Saved: 280

 


coffee_2.pngInstead of... 16oz. Peppermint Hot Chocolate: Steamed Milk with Peppermint, Mocha and Vanilla Flavored Syrup, Sweetened Whip Cream and Dark Chocolate Curls: 470 Calories

Go for... 16oz. Skinny Mocha: Bittersweet Skinny Mocha Sauce, Espresso and Steamed Non-Fat Milk, Lightly Topped with Foam: 140 Calories

Calories Saved: 330


coffee_3.pngInstead of... 16oz. Salted Caramel Mocha: Espresso and Steamed Milk with Mocha Sauce and Toffee Nut Syrup.  Topped with Whipped Cream, Caramel Drizzle: 460 Calories

Go for... 16oz. Non-Fat Caramel Macchiato: Freshly Steamed Milk with Vanilla Flavored Syrup, Marked with Espresso and Finished with Caramel Sauce: 190 Calories

Calories Saved: 270