Starbucks Via Ready Brew Coffee costs about 1/4th of the price of a cup of coffee from a Starbucks store and contains anywhere from zero calories to upwards of 100 calories, depending on the flavor you get. The portable packets make it easy to enjoy a cup of coffee anywhere! Simply pour the packet into a cup, add hot water and stir! The Ready Brew line of coffee come in ... [Read More]
Low Calorie Drinks
The calories in what you drink can really add up and, unfortunately, pack on the pounds!
Did you know if you replace a 12oz can of soda a day with a calorie free alternative you will save 51,100 calories a year!! That equates to about 15 pounds a year you could lose by making one simple switch.
And that doesn't mean you're stuck drinking just water the rest of your life.
Luckily, there are plenty of low calorie drinks that are delicious and quench your thirst.
Below is a list of low calorie drink options that will help you save calories and easily melt away the pounds.
Low Calorie Drink Ideas
bai5 is an all natural and low calorie fruit infused energy drink. With only 5 calories and 1 gram of sugar per serving, bai5 combines exotic fruits with the fruit surrounding the coffee bean to make a delicious energy packing, yet low calorie beverage! According to bai, coffee fruit, which has historically been discarded by coffee growers, is an extremely powerful and ... [Read More]
I love the regular mix 1 protein drinks and have used them as a meal replacement many times. But, I’ve recently discovered their lower calorie versions, which taste just as good with less than half the calories! Their Lean Performance line of drinks contain only 90 calories, compared to 200 calories in their regular protein drinks. They mix together only the ... [Read More]
Sparkling ICE is a delicious blend of mountain spring water and fruit juice! Plus, it’s lightly carbonated which makes it a great alternative to soda. This calorie free drink is also an excellent source of B-Vitamins, Vitamin D and antioxidants from green tea! It’s gluten free for those with gluten intolerance and it’s caffeine free, as well. And it comes in 6 different ... [Read More]
Hot chocolate is a staple around my house and at work during the winter months. And having tried just about every kind out there, I was pleasantly surprised when I tasted Swiss Miss Sensible Sweets Hot Cocoa! This low calorie hot chocolate contains only 25 calories per cup and is made with dark European cocoa for a full, rich flavor. A must have on those long winter ... [Read More]
We need water. In fact, most of us could use more of it! But, it's easy to pass on water and grab something with a little more flavor. Until now! MIO Liquid Water Enhancer makes it easy to add delicious, calorie and sugar free flavor to your water! And best of all, you can control the amount of flavor you put in to make the perfect tasting drink. MIO comes in a ... [Read More]
It's time to make The Switch from soda to this 100% all natural and healthy alternative! The Switch contains around 120 calories per can (depending on flavor), is made with 100% real juice and is carbonated to perfection. Juice + bubbles + Vitamin C = healthy refreshment! If you're a fan of black cherry soda then you'll love The Switch Black Cherry as it has a bolder ... [Read More]
Zevia is a 100% natural soda with zero calories and is sweetened with the herb stevia, not high fructose corn syrup or artificial sweeteners. It is naturally caffeinated with coffee, tea and kola nut extract. Zevia contains zero processed artificial sugar substitutes, artificial colors, flavors or preservatives found in other diet sodas. It also has zero net carbs, zero ... [Read More]
Contrary to popular belief, coffee is a great low calorie drink, with only 2 calories per cup, and is completely safe to drink in moderation. In fact, long-term coffee drinkers may even see a reduction in weight and a reduced risk of diabetes. The problem with coffee, however, is that people tend to load it up with sugar and cream! But, I have found that if you drink the ... [Read More]
Coconut water is an excellent healthy alternative to plain old boring water. At a mere 60 calories per serving, Coconut water packs a nutritious punch with five essential electrolytes, more potassium than a banana, no fat, no sugar added, and no cholesterol. They are conveniently packaged in 11oz containers for easy portability. This water tastes great plain, but I’ve ... [Read More]
This popular wheat grass supplement is 100% organic and contains only 35 calories per serving. Whole leaf wheat grass powder grown, processed and stored under the right conditions is an extremely nutritious leafy vegetable. So, what’s the big deal about wheat grass? Amazingly, just one serving of this organic wheat grass powder supplies a whole days worth of green ... [Read More]
For the last ten or so years I have taken various protein supplements. Some were absolutely terrible and some were tolerable. And then there were about two or three that actually tasted great! The focus of this review will be on Optimum Nutrition's 100% Whey Gold Standard Protein, which happens to be one of the few proteins that tasted great. Plus, at the end of this ... [Read More]
With 200 calories per serving, this drink offers a delicious and complete nutritional meal replacement. It also make a great pre or post workout drink. Each bottle contains 15 grams of whey protein isolate, 23 vitamins and minerals, 3 full servings of fruits and veggies, and has the antioxidant equivalent of 4 cups of green tea! It is lactose, gluten, soy, and caffeine free, as ... [Read More]
Lipton brand green tea is “made of the finest leaves from around the world” and isn't as costly as some of the more exotic tea's or brands. Which is why it's a staple in my household. Plus, brewed green tea contains no calories and studies show it may even aid in weight loss. More so, a serving of green tea contains 190mg of naturally protective antioxidants. To get the ... [Read More]
Acai isn’t a weight loss miracle, however, it is rich in antioxidants and is an anti-inflammatory food. It’s a great addition to any healthy diet and now it’s easier than ever to get your daily serving of this great tasting fruit with Sambazon’s freeze dried Acai powder. Their state of the art process captures all the nutrients that an acai berry holds, but packs it into a ... [Read More]
Only 60 calories per 11 0z serving, ZICO Natural is 100% pure water that is hand-harvested from coconuts after it reaches a peak level of potassium and the perfect balance of electrolytes. 100% pure and packaged in a convenient, environmentally friendly package. This water contains more potassium than a banana, four other naturally occurring electrolytes and no fat or added ... [Read More]
Hint Water is the closest you'll get to plain water with a just a hint of all natural flavor. What's hard to believe is that, unlike most other flavored waters, Hint has no added sugar, no artificial sweeteners, no preservatives and best of all no calories! It's basically water with some natural flavor. Very simple, yet deliciously healthy! If you regularly ... [Read More]
Budweiser Select 55 is about as low calorie as you're going to get out of an alcoholic drink. Billed as the "lightest beer in the world", it contains only 55 calories with 1.8 grams of carbs and 2.4% ABV (Alcohol By Volume). It's an extremely light, lager style beer with no head whatsoever. It goes down smooth, but it doesn't have much of a beer flavor. It's safe to ... [Read More]
In the low calorie beer wars, Miller Genuine Draft has come out with their lowest calorie version called MGD 64, which as the name suggests, has only 64 calories. It is what you'd expect from an ultra low calorie beer - a little watered down with a minimal alcohol content - just 3%. Of course, that's to be expected, as the caloric makeup of beer comes from the alcohol, so ... [Read More]