Right now Starbucks is featuring some pretty spectacular holiday drinks, though. By the way, I am not being paid to endorse Starbucks in any way, it's just that right now my brain seems to be charging down this particularly coffee fixated route.
Just look at it! I cannot have one of these soon enough. In fact, I may die if I don't get one, yesterday.
Here are the stats:
Sodium: 0 (does that balance out the others?)
Topping: dark chocolate
There. Dark chocolate is healthy, right? It's settled then - I should definitely find one of these beverages.
Protein is good, right? So this one is healthy too. Of note - the first mention of creme brulee dates back to 1691. So, if you are a history buff, perhaps this is the beverage for you.
So let's see. What else is special right now in this magical place:
Comparing the numbers of the Gingerbread Latte with the first two, one could convince oneself that this is the Starbucks "skinnygirl" beverage. Ok, I'm convinced. By the way, this beverage is sprinkled with nutmeg, and is described by the Starbucks folks as "light and spicy."
One last beverage for you to drool over, before you go racing for your car keys and wallet, is the famous Eggnog Latte:
According to Starbucks, "whether winter is snowy, rainy, or just plain cold, our classic latte has been keeping fans warm since 1986."
I think I need to get in on that tradition...
So husband/lover/best friend, if you're reading this, I am making a