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Elizabeth Laseter
March 26, 2016

We often talk about what we shouldn't order at Starbucks (we're looking at you, Unicorn Frappucino), but what about the healthier options on the menu? Luckily, there are plenty of easy nutrition hacks you can make to cut out calories, fat, and sugar from your drink. Below, find our top three healthy drink picks at Starbucks. 

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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)