What to Skip, What to Sip: Starbucks’s Creamy, Icy Drinks

If Spring fever has you craving a cool, refreshing sweet treat ¡ª inspiring you to head to your local Starbucks for a creamy drink, like the Caff¨¨ Espresso Frappuccino ¡ª before downing 380 calories in a few chilly sips, you should consider your choices. These stats will help shave calories off your order.

Caramel

Instead of16-oz. Caramel Frappuccino Blended Beverage: Coffee blended with caramel sauce, milk, and ice, topped with whipped cream and caramel sauce: 410 caloriesGo For16-oz. Caramel Frappuccino Light Blended Beverage: Coffee blended with caramel sauce, milk, and ice: 140 caloriesCalories Saved270
Mocha

Instead of16-oz. Iced Peppermint White Chocolate Mocha: Espresso, milk, white chocolate flavored sauce, and peppermint flavored syrup on ice, topped with sweetened whipped cream: 500 caloriesGo For16-oz. Iced Skinny Mocha: Bittersweet skinny mocha sauce, espresso, and nonfat milk served over ice: 100 caloriesCalories Saved400
Vanilla

Instead of16-oz. Caff¨¨ Vanilla Frappuccino: Coffee with vanilla bean powder, blended with whole milk and ice, topped with sweetened whipped cream: 430 caloriesGo For16-oz. Caff¨¨ Vanilla Frappuccino Light: Coffee flavored with vanilla and blended with nonfat milk and ice: 180 caloriesCalories Saved250
Strawberry

Instead of16-oz. Strawberries & Cr¨¨me Frappuccino Blended Cr¨¨me: Strawberries and whole milk blended with ice and topped with a swirl of whipped cream: 370 caloriesGo For16-oz. Strawberry Smoothie: A nourishing blend of natural strawberry puree, a whole banana, nonfat milk, whey protein, fiber powder, and ice: 290 caloriesCalories Saved80
Chocolate

Instead of16-oz. Double Chocolaty Chip Frappuccino Blended Cr¨¨me: A creamy blend of rich mocha-flavored sauce, chocolaty chips, milk, and ice, topped with sweetened whipped cream and mocha drizzle: 420 caloriesGo For16-oz. Mocha Frappuccino Light Blended Beverage: Coffee with rich mocha sauce blended with nonfat milk and ice: 160 caloriesCalories Saved260
Java Chip

Instead of16-oz. Java Chip Frappuccino Blended Beverage: Coffee with rich mocha-flavored sauce, blended with milk, chocolaty chips, and ice, topped with sweetened whipped cream and chocolate-flavored drizzle: 470 caloriesGo For16-oz. Java Chip Frappuccino Light Blended Beverage: Coffee with rich mocha-flavored sauce blended with milk, chocolaty chips, and ice: 210 caloriesCalories Saved260
Cinnamon

Instead of16-oz. Cinnamon Dolce Frappuccino Blended Beverage: Coffee with cinnamon dolce-flavored sauce, blended with milk and ice, topped with sweetened whipped cream and cinnamon dolce topping: 380 caloriesGo For16-oz. Cinnamon Dolce Frappuccino Light Blended Beverage: Coffee flavored with cinnamon syrup, blended with milk and ice: 110 caloriesCalories Saved270

And there’s other good news! For a limited time, Starbucks is offering a mini 10-ounce Frappuccino size. Learn more about just how many calories you can save here.

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