Hello beauties, happy hump day! Hope your week has been good so far. I’m sure many of you love a good ol’ Starbucks frappuccino from time to time, some even daily (believe me, if I had my way, I would be getting them daily too) but sometimes the higher calorie, sugar, and fat content can be scary. Also if you’re on a bit of a “health kick” it can suck having to cut out this sweet treat. Sooooo I just thought I’d quickly share with you my healthier DIY version of the Starbucks Mocha Frappuccino.
The average grande Mocha Frappe contains 410 calories, 15g fat, 9g saturated fat, and 61g sugar.
My version contains around 250 calories, 6g fat, and 18g sugar. Good right?
1/2 cup ice
1/3 cup almond milk (or coconut)
1 spoon Sweet Freedom chocolate caramel sauce
2 spoons of coffee
1 handful of spinach (optional)
1 scoop vegan protein powder
By the way these measurements are just a guideline, you can use however much or little of each ingredient depending on your tastebuds, so feel free to experiment.
Pretty simple, put all those things in a blender (spinach last) and make some magic happen! Just note that I usually put the coffee in with a tiny bit of water first, just so it’s in liquid and not granulated.
And hey presto!! I can’t lie, it’s not quite as pretty as the Starbucks version but it tastes just as good. Maybe if you’ve got time on your hands you can go pluck some flowers and cut up pretty pieces of strawberries and turn it into a pretty smoothie bowl. I’m too lazy for that so this will have to do.
Hope you enjoy! I’ll probably make other healthier versions of Starbucks drinks because, well because I have a blender and I get bored easily. If there’s a version you’d like me to make let me know