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GETSHORTY Posts: 1,370
12/16/09 9:59 P

The coffee I make is pretty low-cal, just around 30-40, actually. I use 1 tsp each of coffee crystals, sugar, powdered creamer, and a non-dairy creamer for flavor (currently I'm on Int'l Delights Caramel Macchiato). It's not the healthiest concoction, but it's SO good and doesn't do too much damage.

JMEISSNER18 Posts: 130
12/16/09 7:27 P

I am a huge fan of tea. If I need something sweet, Bigelow Plantation Mint is my absolute favorite.

I also have a bit of a salty tooth, so I've started sipping on warm cups of broth in the afternoon. I like the reduced sodium canned broths or the individual packets of bullion (no sodium) made by Herb Ox.

BRAVE_NEW_ME Posts: 4,252
12/16/09 7:07 P

I'm another tea fan! There are so many different kinds of tea out there, I can find one to suit most any mood.

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12/16/09 2:42 P

My current favorite tea is Tazo's Wild Sweet Orange. It's good enough to drink without sweetener, but you can use stevia which has no calories.

12/16/09 2:11 P

I love light hot chocolate and hot mint tea.

ANEWMELI Posts: 822
12/16/09 1:45 P

I love hot black tea, hot green tea, hot herbal teas (can you tell I love tea?). But I've also found sugar free hot chocolate mixes at the grocery store (only 25 calories per packet). Or you could make your own hot chocolate with skim milk, cocoa powder, and splenda...

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12/16/09 1:24 P

hot tea is my first choice...
try apple juice with spices... mmmmmm
you can get your fruit too!!

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PAPRINIKA Posts: 2,015
12/16/09 1:14 P

Tea! :D

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MYCUTEGIZMO Posts: 3,845
12/16/09 12:53 P

Definitely tea!

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12/16/09 12:07 P

hot lemon water with a dab of organic honey.

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MOOSLADY Posts: 208
12/16/09 11:23 A

I am fond of Mint tea with a touch of stevia or sugar. I had an aunt who every morning drank hot lemon water.

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12/16/09 11:16 A

decaffinated tea

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12/16/09 10:50 A


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BUTSWEETER Posts: 1,255
12/16/09 9:52 A

There are all sorts of light hot chocolates around. I really enjoy high quality coffee with a very small amount of brown sugar. Somehow it kicks the chocolate craving for me.

Edited by: BUTSWEETER at: 12/16/2009 (12:48)
12/16/09 8:22 A

i just picked up a box of Swiss Miss Sensible Sweets Diet Hot Cocoa it has 25 cals per packet. I also love to drink hot tea

ZAPHIRAH Posts: 74
12/16/09 7:56 A

I LOVE mate' (mah-tay). Are you familiar with it? I just LOVE the stuff. I have been drinkig it for 15 years or so. I used to drink it with milk and honey, but now I drink it plain with just a little stevia. There are also ENDLESS combos of herbal teas-some even taste like spiced cider. Good luck!

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-POOKIE- Posts: 12,606
12/16/09 7:39 A

I worked to get myself used to drinking coffee black, then get interesting flavoured ones, like caramel, very low calorie!

12/16/09 5:33 A

In Egypt, winter came sooo late, just started a week ago, It's finally here though!
I just love covering myself up with a blanket and drinking Hot Chocolate infront of the TV.
Do you guys have any ideas for Hot drinks that are not too high in calories?

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