If you're like me a good latte is one of those things that you look forward to. Switch your hot latte for an iced to shave 20-60 calories off your indulgence. It's also a sweeter treat for the summer months! Nothing better than an iced coffee with friends in the bright sunshine!
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I drink a lot of coffee in the morning, so the rest of the day I try to drink lots of water to counterbalance the diuretic qualities of the coffee. To do this, I carry around a big plastic cup with a plastic reusable straw that's meant for iced coffee--but it's filled with water! I'm not wasting any cups and the big straw ensures that I drink quickly. I also bring this with me to the gym so I can sip easily during my runs!
I was looking for something to replace my McDonald's Sugar Free Vanilla Iced Coffee (only 120 calories, but 12 grams of fat!) when I saw Splenda flavors for coffee. I got the french vanilla, brewed up some coffee at work and mixed them over ice. Now I have a delicious iced coffee for 0 calories!
If the gang - your kids, friends, etc. - decide they all want to go out for ice cream, order coffee or a diet drink. Coffee with cream and sugar - while still caloric - is a heck of a lot better than ice cream, and you can sip it slowly. Or, get a cold diet soda and sip slowly.
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