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21 Sugar-Free Starbucks Drinks for Keto, Low Carb, and Diabetes



Tall, Grande or Venti, many Starbucks drinks are full of sugar.

So, if you’re on a low-carb diet like keto, or need to restrict your sugar intake for health reasons like diabetes, navigating past the menu for just a black coffee can be difficult.

But no worry! You can have your orange mocha frappuccino and drink it too. Here is the ultimate Starbucks low-sugar and sugar-free menu cheat sheet.

The American Heart Association recommends that women consume no more than 25 grams of sugar per day and men no more than 36 grams per day.

Meanwhile, a grande (16-liquid-ounce) caramel frappuccino has 54 grams of sugar. So you may have been drinking sugar in a single serving for more than a day 😱. This is mainly due to the syrup.

If you want to go without sugar, you can add a lot of flavor to your java with one of Starbucks’ sugar-free syrups. Here is the current list:

  • vanilla
  • Cinnamon Dolce
  • thin mocha sauce

Perhaps your local store also has special sugar-free syrups for each new season 🎃 ❄️.

For your information, these sugar-free syrups contain artificial sweeteners like sucralose. Keep this in mind if you want to avoid artificial sugars as well.

We know you are thirsty! Let’s start with the coffee basics. Here are the best sugar-free coffee drinks at Starbucks.

1. Black coffee

Starbucks may be known for fabulous flavors, but you can still get a good ol ‘cup of black coffee. It has 0 grams of sugar and very few calories. Add a dash of sugar-free vanilla for a fun sugar-free touch.

2. Mixed coffee

This delicious combination of half coffee and half frothed milk is a variant of the French café au lait. To avoid added sugar, don’t ask for this sweetened variety.

3. Flat white

Flat white has been hugely popular in Europe for years and is slowly picking up speed in the US. It’s like a latte, but the espresso is paired with less milk and shallow foam.

4. Latte coffee

This rich blend of espresso and frothed milk is the perfect way to start the day. Ask for a few packets of stevia to sweeten things up if you want.

5. Cappuccino

We love a classic. This sensual mixture of rich espresso and milk foam is delicious all year round. Make it smart with a dash of sugar-free vanilla. You can also ask for it on ice.

6. Iced coffee

Just ask for a black iced coffee with the sugar-free syrup of your choice. You can also add a small splash of milk for a touch of creaminess without too much sweetness.

7. Nitro Cold Brew

Nitro Cold Brew is the bomb. This cold brewed coffee in small batches is enriched with nitrogen, which gives it a sweet taste with no added sugar. Result! Just pay attention to the caffeine content of this product.

8. Americans

This super-simple Bevvy – espresso with a splash of water – will overcome your afternoon work slump. And it contains 0 grams of sugar.

Starbucks has a lot more to offer than coffee. Here is the tea.

9. Tango iced tea with passion

This mix of hibiscus, apple, and lemongrass is damn refreshing. It also has cinnamon for a subtle flavor. But the best thing about it? It has 0 grams of sugar and no artificial sweeteners.

10. Peach, citrus and white tea infusion

Teavana white tea is shaken (not stirred) with a ripe peach flavor. Simply ask your barista to leave out the liquid cane sugar.

11. Very berry hibiscus refreshment

OK, so TBH, this won’t be 10/10 sugar free. But you can chop your way to a much lower sugar level. Ask your barista about the light versions of the apple, guava, and peach juice mixes. And make sure you save the extra syrups.

12. Chai tea latte

A chai is cosiness in a cup, but the slightly sweet chai latte is also full of sugar. To make a sugar-free chai tea latte, ask for semi-frothed milk and hot water to soak in some chai tea bags. The tea is naturally sugar-free, unlike the chai concentrates.

Pro tip: a pinch of cinnamon can be too flavorful, and you can add a sugar-free sweetener of your choice.

13. Regular hot tea

Keep it classic with a cup of piping hot tea. Starbucks offers tons of options so you will never get bored.

Now that you’ve mastered the basics, let’s take it to the next level. How to order a special drink like a pro.

14. Sugar-free caramel macchiato

You have to get a little creative here, but the result comes pretty close to a traditional caramel macchiato.

Ask for an americano with 3 parts water and 1 part milk. Then ask for a pump of sugar-free vanilla and a pump of sugar-free cinnamon dolce syrup. BAM! Delicious.

15. Thin mocha

This drink will help you curb your chocolate cravings without the risk of a major sugar crash. It’s a classic latte with a pump or two of skinny mocha sauce. Make sure you leave out the whipped cream.

16. Skinny Cinnamon Dolce Latte

Starbucks’ sugar-free cinnamon dolce syrup is a fan favorite for good reason. This treat won’t send you down a spiral of sugar like a classic sweet latte. Here, too, simply pass the topping on.

17. Thin hot chocolate

This hot chocolate is rich, frothy and oh so chocolaty. It’s made with their bittersweet skinny mocha sauce and the frothed milk of your choice.

18. London fog

This drink will make you say, “London, baby!” How to order: Ask for an Earl Gray tea with 3 parts hot water and 1 part heavy cream. Then request two pumps of the sugar-free vanilla syrup.

19. Iced white

You won’t find this on the menu, but your barista will conjure it up on request. Ask for an unsweetened white peach citrus tea with whipped cream or any other milk of your choice. Then request three or four pumps of the sugar-free vanilla syrup. It’s like a peach cobbler on ice 🍑.

20. Pink drink

Starbucks’ pink drink is a cult classic, but also extremely sweet due to its strawberry and açaí base. To really get this sugar free you need to get creative and go off the menu.

Ask your barista for a Passion Tango iced tea with cream, four pumps of sugar-free vanilla syrup, and freeze-dried strawberries. You should omit the coconut milk as it has added sugar.

Ah, the famous frappuccino. These bad guys are delicious (and cute) AF. Unfortunately, Starbucks’ signature frap base is full of sugar. The good news? You can chop your way to a sugar-free version with a similar atmosphere.

21. Frappuccino

Ask your barista to mix these ingredients without a frap base:

  • black iced coffee
  • three or four pumps of your favorite sugar-free syrup
  • two dashes of whipped cream or your choice of unsweetened whole milk (if available from your Starbucks)

It won’t have the same consistency and texture as a classic frap, but it will still be just right!

Committed to a sugar-free life? To keep your sugar levels under control the next time you visit Starbucks, try these tips:

  • Opt for sugar-free sweeteners. Most Starbucks locations offer artificial and non-nutritious sweeteners like Equal, Splenda, Sweet’N Low, and Stevia.
  • Be careful with syrups. Regular syrups are pretty much pure sugar. However, some popular flavors – vanilla and cinnamon dolce – come in sugar-free versions. You can also get sugar-free mocha sauce.
  • Skip the whipped cream. It’s tasty but full of sugar.
  • Check the sugar content of your milk. Most Starbucks stores only sell sweetened versions of dairy alternatives like soy, almond, and coconut. So you get some added sugar with these options. Cow’s milk does not contain any added sugar, but it does contain a natural sugar called lactose. While lactose can have some advantages over refined sugar, it can still affect some people’s blood sugar levels.

Starbucks has some dope drinks, but finding a sugar-free Bevvy can seem more impossible than a barista who spells your name correctly. (We still love you guys, baristas.) But with a little menu ingenuity and ingredient hacks, you can enjoy Starbucks sugar-free drinks that keep your blood sugar levels and taste buds happy.

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Zoodle Ramen Bowls Recipe (Dairy-Free, Gluten-Free, Low-Carb)



Would you like to combine your lunch break with some healthy alternatives? Do you want to save grain – even just a little? Are you trying to eat more plants? Do you have a lot of zucchini to consume? If you answered yes to any or all of these questions, try this zoodle ramen bowl recipe. It’s full of vegetables and flavor, and easy to make! Not to mention, it’s naturally dairy-free, gluten-free, grain-free, nut-free, and low in carbohydrates to suit various nutritional needs.

Zoodle ramen is how we make superfood bowls at home

This recipe is just slightly different from the recipe for Vegetarian Ramen Zoodle Bowls in. modified The Atkins 100 edible solution. In the past, all Atkins food was milk-filled, but in recent years they have struggled to offer more dairy-free low-carb options like this one. It’s full of cheap, everyday veggies and just enough protein for balance.

But what if you don’t have a spiralizer? There is no rule that you have to do zoodles. You can simply slice or chop the zucchini to make a delicious Japanese-style soup. The spiraling just makes it “ramen”.

Zoodle Ramen Bowls Recipe - Healthy Zucchini Recipe Full of Plants!  Superfood, low-carb, Atkins soup that is dairy-free and gluten-free.  Plant-based, vegan, and allergy-friendly options

Special Nutrition Advice: Zoodle Ramen Bowls

According to ingredients, this recipe is dairy-free / dairy-free, gluten-free, grain-free, tree nut-free, optionally peanut-free, optionally soy-free, optional paleo, and vegetarian. Be sure to choose a broth that suits your nutritional needs.

For egg free Zoodle Ramen Bowls, replace the egg with your favorite protein. We like tofu (not soy free) or chicken with this dish. Use a vegetable protein for vegan.

Zoodle ramen bowls


Recipe type: main dish

Kitchen: Japanese

  • 4 large eggs
  • 2 cups of water, plus extra for boiling and ice water
  • 1 liter (4 cups) vegetable broth
  • 3 cups of broccoli florets
  • 4 cups of spiraled zucchini
  • 1 (5-ounce) sachet of baby spinach
  • 1 tablespoon + 2 teaspoons of white miso paste (use chickpea miso for soy-free)
  • kosher salt, to taste
  • 1 tablespoon of toasted sesame oil, plus additional to taste
  • 2 cups of mung bean sprouts for garnish
  • Chili and garlic sauce, for garnish
  • 1 cup of grated raw carrots for garnish
  • 4 tablespoons of crushed peanuts for garnish (omit peanut-free and paleo)
  1. Bring a saucepan of water to a gentle boil. Add the eggs and cook for 7 minutes. While the eggs are boiling, prepare a bowl of ice water. Transfer the boiled eggs to ice water.
  2. Drain the cooking water from the saucepan, then add the broth and 2 cups of water. Bring to a simmer over medium heat. Add broccoli and fry for 3 minutes. Add the zucchini and spinach and cook until the zucchini is crispy and tender, 2 to 3 minutes. Take the pot off the stove.
  3. Just take about ½ cup of the broth from the pot into a small bowl. Add the miso paste and whisk it together. Return the mixture to the soup, add the sesame oil and stir. Add salt to taste. Cover to keep warm.
  4. Remove the eggs from the ice bath. Peel off the shells and cut the eggs in half lengthways.
  5. Divide the soup between four serving bowls. Top each serving with an egg (two halves) and ½ cup of sprouts. Drizzle with chilli-garlic sauce and additional sesame oil as desired. Top each serving with ¼ cup of crushed carrot and 1 tablespoon of crushed peanuts.

Serving size: ¼ recipe Calories: 251 Fat: 13.5 g Carbohydrates: 22g Sugar: 8.6 г Sodium: 553mg Fiber: 6.6г Protein: 14.9 g


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From Tahini-Oatmeal & Chocolate Chunk Cookies to Cranberry Tea Cakes: Our Top Eight Vegan Recipes of the Day!



Ready, set, recipes! Here are our just released freshly made recipes in one convenient place! These are the best vegan recipes of the day, and now a part of the thousands of recipes on ours Food Monster App! Our latest recipes include biscuits and tea cakes. So if you’re looking for something new and tasty, these recipes are for you!

We also strongly recommend that. to download Food Monster App – With over 15,000 delicious recipes, it is the largest meat-free, vegan, plant-based and allergy-friendly recipe source to help you get healthy! And don’t forget to check out our archive of popular trends!

1. Tahini oatmeal & chocolate chunk cookies

Vegan tahini oatmeal & chocolate chunk cookies

Source: Tahini Oatmeal & Chocolate Chunk Cookies

Ooey, gooey, chunky, chewy Tahini-Oatmeal & Chocolate Chunk Cookies by Katia Martin just roll off your tongue. These are the best gluten-free, vegan oatmeal and chocolate chips ever!

2. Cinnamon, oatmeal, and banana bread bars

Vegan cinnamon, oatmeal and banana bread bars

Source: Cinnamon, Oatmeal, and Banana Bread Bars

The perfect breakfast, snack or dessert for your wholesome, plant-based or vegan diet! These cinnamon-oatmeal-banana bread bars by Sarah Ottino are gluten-free, oil-free, soy-free and free of refined sugar. You can even skip the maple syrup or agave nectar when your bananas are ripe enough, especially if you opt for some flavored vegan protein powder.

3. Cranberry tea cake

Vegan cranberry tea cake

Source: Cranberry Tea Cake

These Aaron Calder cranberry tea cakes are incredibly tasty and good for you. Although they take a while from start to finish, you can get on with other things as they go up. Using spelled instead of white flowers increases the fiber and nutrients and cranberries give them a unique flavor instead of the traditional sultana version.

4th. Caramel mocha overnight oats with whipped coffee

Vegan caramel mocha overnight oats with whipped coffee

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Make decadent caramel mocha overnight oats with Shanika Graham-White whipped coffee topped with whipped coffee for an over-the-top breakfast with tons of fiber, protein, and caffeine! The creamy, pudding-like oatmeal is swirled with sweet caramel and dipped in chocolatey mocha cold brew for a breakfast that really wakes you up.

5. Paleo blueberry zucchini muffins

Vegan paleo blueberry zucchini muffins

Source: Paleo Blueberry Zucchini Muffins

These Paleo Blueberry Zucchini Muffins from Kat Condon are grain-free, dairy-free, free of refined sugar and vegan! Full of blueberries and chopped up zucchini, these muffins are soft, fluffy, and perfectly sweet.

6. Chocolate millet cake

Vegan chocolate millet cake

Source: Chocolate Millet Cake

This Namita Tiwari Chocolate Millet Cake is great for so many reasons, mostly because it just tastes so good! It’s definitely a simple on-the-go dessert cake and it’s really tasty.

7. Three-layer vanilla velvet cake

Vegan three-layer vanilla velvet cake

Source: Three Layer Vanilla Velvet Cake

While this Triple Layer Vanilla Velvet Cake by Tori Cooper is definitely a great vacation treat, it’s also a perfect cake for all occasions, from birthdays to anniversaries.

8. Simple cinnamon pecan cookies

Vegan simple cinnamon pecan cookies

Source: Simple Cinnamon Pecan Cookies

These Easy Cinnamon Pecan Cookies from Hayley Canning are tough on the outside and soft on the inside. Who doesn’t love a buttery, gluten-free pecan biscuit.

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Bringing People Together with Easy to make Russian Comfort Food



Russia has a long history of droughts and famine. Although there has been no famine since 1947, there have been many food shortages in the former Soviet Union. When the Soviet Union was on the verge of collapse, many common foods were rationed.

There were only rotten vegetables on the shelves, butcher counters offered pathetic remains of bones and fat instead of sausages, chops and roasts. Only last year, Russia stopped exporting its wheat because there were again fears of bottlenecks.

So it might seem like an odd choice when it comes to talking about cuisine, home cooking, and culinary arts. But the advent of the multicooker has made it easier than ever to try new recipes at home, and Russian food has a lot to recommend.

Why Russian Food?

Because it’s comforting, this question is the easiest answer. Russian weather can be harsh at times, and some areas are bitterly cold. If you’re from a country that enjoys a whole spectrum of seasons, you’ll understand that when winter comes, sometimes all you want is a proper comfort meal.

Russian cuisine can deliver dishes that are full of carbohydrates, fill the bellies, and generally satiate and protect from the cold. If you were from England you would probably describe Russian food as a meal that sticks to your ribs.

However, if the English think they eat a lot of potatoes, then comparing them to the Russians, think again. Mashed potatoes are perhaps the ultimate comfort food and are served all over Russia. Okay, maybe not in a pizzeria or McDonald’s. In fact, McD’s made a mashed potato burger, but chose to market it in China rather than Russia.

But the truth is, Russian food can be very satisfying, and while it may not be nutritionally friendly, it can be heartwarming and is often about family and friends. Much Russian food is homemade and shared with families. An interest in Russian culture and history could help bring people together in all walks of life, especially if enjoyed with some pelmeni.

Why are people now more interested in foreign kitchens?

Last year came the Covid pandemic, which is currently still ongoing. This resulted in bans, self-isolation and quarantines, not to mention far more serious consequences. The effects of Covid are still being felt in Europe and around the world. It could take years to return to a real sense of normalcy.

Due to the restrictions put in place, people were unable to visit restaurants and their travel plans were restricted. For many, that meant taking the problem into their own hands and finding a solution. The answer for some was to take up cooking as a hobby and try different recipes.

Cooking at home during the lockdown meant finding a new hobby, making better use of the time, and exploring knowledge of other cultures through the medium of food. The success of one or two kitchen appliances also contributed.

What is a multicooker and can they really help someone cook?

A multicooker is a device with different cooking modes and options. You can possibly sous vide, sauté, bake, and cook rice. You may also have slow cook options that are great for tough cuts of meat. Plus, they can cook quickly to speed up recipes that traditionally take a long time.

Basically, a modern multi-cooker like the Instant Pot or Ninja Foodi is similar to the older type of pressure cooker, but with many more functions. You have helped many amateur chefs try different recipes as the chef does most of the work and the food is ready very quickly.

Combined with Russian home cooking, they can be a great option as the meals can be prepared and prepared with very little effort.

So what is Russian food made of? Is it just a lot of cabbage and potatoes?

Why do Russians eat so many potatoes?

Okay, potatoes are popular, but some of them have practical reasons. When it comes to serving sustainable foods and ingredients, potatoes are among the best.

Every country has its own main carbohydrates when it comes to staple foods. This can be pasta (or noodles), rice, or potatoes. Of course, bread also plays a role, but for the purposes of this article we will consider the first three as they form the basis of many meals around the world.

Between potatoes, rice and pasta, the former is by far the most environmentally friendly option. In addition, in the harsh winters in parts of Russia there is often a lack of fresh vegetables and potatoes are always available.

The favorite dishes of Russians often include dishes with potatoes, but they are exchanged for wheat for the national dish.

What is the national dish of Russia?

Pelmeni is a type of dumpling that is usually stuffed with meat. It can be served in soup, deep-fried, buttered and is very popular. It is sometimes treated a little as a ready-made meal, but it can also make a hearty broth or soup with sour cream.

It would be possible to make pelmeni in the Instant Pot, and there are many recipes for similar dumplings on the internet. But maybe this particular part of Russian culture should be saved for traditional cooking methods.

Multicookers are often associated with healthy cooking, and it can be a shame to take away the pleasure of heavily buttered pelmeni or deep-fried dumplings by trying to turn them into a calorie-friendly option.

Other dishes that have been enjoyed over the centuries include borscht, blintzes, plov, kotleti, and of course, beef stroganoff. There is also solyanka soup, which is both sweet and sour and is considered the best hangover remedy available.

Borscht is very adaptable to the seasons, as it can be eaten cold in warm weather or hot in winter nights.

Easy to prepare Russian dishes

Provided you have access to a multicooker or instant pot, you may be able to prepare some authentic Russian dishes without too much trouble.

Beef Stroganoff has been around since 1800 when it first appeared, and was attributed to Count Stroganoff during this period. Whatever the truth, stroganoff is a meal from Russia that has spread to many other countries.

The problem with this dish is that many countries like the UK and US have adopted it, swapping quality ingredients for practical ones like canned mushroom soup. Fortunately, recipes from Corrie Cooks and other websites have now fixed this, and you can find much better versions.

Making the best beef stroganoff could mean a lot slower cooking, but a pressure cooker means you can get the same results in 20 minutes. To make the best stroganoff, use good ingredients. However, there are two schools of thought here.

Many cooks will advocate using beef tenderloin or rib eye steak for beef stroganoff, but others prefer a long slow cook with a cheaper but tastier piece of meat. When using the Instant Pot for quick results, opt for a good quality cut of beef.


Russian food may not be as popular as Thai, Chinese, or Italian. However, dishes from this country are prepared with love and bring people together.

Is there anything more satisfying than making a delicious stroganoff in just twenty minutes and serving it to a table full of family on a cold winter night?

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