Friday, May 11, 2007

My new Starbucks friend

Meet my new summer friend - a tall Mocha Frappuccino Light from Starbucks. Standing at the counter undecided, I took a gamble by ordering it. I was in too much of a rush to ask for the Nutritional Information and so I trusted to a faint memory of it having been discussed before on the Weight Watchers forums as being somewhat points-friendly.

Once I started drinking it I knew I had made a terrible mistake. Something this tasty - a light frosty deep cocoa-y blended coffee - couldn't be points friendly. I had fallen into a points trap again. Would I never learn?

However, once home in the comfort of the Internets, I found the NI (
calories 140, fat 1.5, fibre 3), ran it through the calculator and came up with a startling low value - just 2 points! And it even tastes good, too!

This discovery has come in the nick of time. I look forward to frosty blended drinks in the summer time and this will fit the bill nicely!


Wheebs said...

Woohoo! I'm going to have to try one of those...

Jenera Healy said...

I have been getting the lights for months now for the simple fact I can enjoy the yummy goodness with half the calories and fat! HOwever I usually get a Venti and with the help of my nutrionist the goal is to only get talls only once a week-preferably only two a month. Isn't it wonderful!?