Caramel Vanilla Protein Swappuccino + More Low-Sugar Coffee Recipes

Jul 7 2020
Hey, people! Lisa here, and I can't get enough DIY blended coffee drinks -- especially when they're low in sugar and loaded with protein. Way more satisfying than your average cup of coffee! This recipe features the perfect combination of rich caramel and creamy vanilla flavors…

Hungry Girl's Healthy Caramel Vanilla Protein Swappuccino Recipe

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Entire recipe: 110 calories, 3.5g total fat (2g sat fat), 128mg sodium, 7.5g carbs, 0.5g fiber, 2g sugars, 11g protein

Green Plan SmartPoints® value 3*
Blue Plan (Freestyle) SmartPoints® value 3*

Purple Plan SmartPoints® value 3*

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Prep: 5 minutes or less

Ingredients:

1 tbsp. instant coffee granules (or 1 packet Starbucks VIA Instant)

2 tbsp. Tera's Whey Bourbon Vanilla Whey Protein (or another vanilla protein powder with similar stats)

2 tsp. sugar-free French vanilla powdered creamer

1 packet no-calorie sweetener

1/8 tsp. cinnamon

1/2 cup unsweetened vanilla almond milk

1/2 tsp. caramel extract (don’t have it? use vanilla extract!)

1 1/2 cups crushed ice (about 12 ice cubes)

Optional topping: light whipped topping

Directions:

In a tall glass, combine coffee, protein powder, creamer, sweetener, and cinnamon. Add 1/4 cup hot water, and stir to dissolve. Add milk and caramel extract, and mix well.

Transfer mixture to a blender. Add ice, and blend at high speed until smooth, stopping and stirring if needed.

MAKES 1 SERVING

HG Alternative: Instead of blending for a frozen drink, serve over ice!

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Tera’s Whey Bourbon Vanilla Whey Protein 2 scoops: 110 calories, 1.5g total fat (1g sat fat), 50mg sodium, 4g carbs, 0g fiber, 3g sugars, 21g protein -- SmartPoints® value 2*

It’s official… We’re in love with this protein powder! The creaminess is out of this world. For just 55 calories, a single scoop serves up over 10 grams of protein -- perfect in recipes like today’s. It’s also great for a simple shake: Just blend it up with ice and water. It dissolves easily into frothy yumminess… Zero gritty texture, and no weird aftertaste. Just creamy, dreamy, vanilla perfection!

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