With warming spices and seasonal flavors, it's hard to resist the Starbucks Fall menu. While steering clear of its Pumpkin Spice Latte is essential if you're cutting back on sugar, there are plenty of other delicious drinks that toast the season. Check out which picks are best to skip and which you should have in your next order.
|Instead Of||16 oz. Salted Caramel Mocha: Espresso and steamed milk, blended with mocha sauce and toffee-nut-flavored syrup. Topped with sweetened whipped cream, caramel drizzle, and a mixture of turbinado sugar and sea salt: 420 calories|
|Go For||16 oz. Nonfat Caramel Macchiato: Freshly steamed milk with vanilla-flavored syrup, marked with espresso and finished with caramel sauce: 190 calories|
|Instead Of||16 oz. Chocolate Chai Tea Latte: A warm blend of spices, black tea, creamy cocoa, and steamed milk. Topped with whipped cream: 260 calories|
|Go For||16 oz. Skinny Mocha: Bittersweet skinny mocha sauce, espresso, and steamed nonfat milk, lightly topped with foam: 140 calories|
|Instead Of||16 oz. White Chocolate Mocha: Espresso with white-chocolate-flavored sauce and steamed milk, topped with sweetened whipped cream: 470 calories|
|Go For||16 oz. Skinny Vanilla Latte: Rich, full-bodied espresso blended with creamy steamed milk and vanilla syrup: 120 calories|
Keep reading more healthy swaps — including one for the Pumpkin Spice Latte.
|Instead Of||16 oz. Caramel Apple Spice: Steamed, freshly pressed apple juice and cinnamon syrup. Topped with sweetened whipped cream and caramel drizzle: 360 calories|
|Go For||16 oz. Steamed Apple Juice: Freshly steamed 100-percent pressed apple juice (not from concentrate): 220 calories|
|Instead Of||16 oz. Pumpkin Spice Latte: Espresso, pumpkin-flavored syrup, and steamed milk. Topped with sweetened whipped cream and pumpkin pie spices: 380 calories|
|Go For||16 oz. Caffè Misto: Brewed coffee and steamed milk topped with ground cinnamon: 110 calories|
|Instead Of||16 oz. Cinnamon Dolce Latte: Espresso with steamed milk and cinnamon-dolce-flavored syrup. Topped with sweetened whipped cream and cinnamon dolce topping: 330 calories|
|Go For||16 oz. Nonfat Chai Tea Latte: Black tea blended with steamed milk and spices like cardamom, cinnamon, and black pepper: 210 calories|