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What do you put in your coffee?



  • girlwithcurls2girlwithcurls2 Posts: 1,726Member Member Posts: 1,726Member Member
    I found that 2 TBS of half and half is just enough for me. There are times when I'll splurge for a latte, but if I'm going to do that, then it's the real deal-whole milk. The numbers for 2 TBS of half and half are worth it to me.
  • ku140ku140 Posts: 32Member Member Posts: 32Member Member
    A splash of unsweetened vanilla almond milk (truly just a splash)
  • seltzermint555seltzermint555 Posts: 9,541Member Member Posts: 9,541Member Member
    I drink my coffee black but I used to use unsweetened almond milk to lighten it, and that worked for me. If I wanted something sweeter I would go for vanilla almond milk or some other type of nut milk - maybe cashew or coconut milk.

    I was once a "ton of pumpkin spice creamer & squirt of agave" person and have gradually stepped it down to black.
  • kshama2001kshama2001 Posts: 19,440Member Member Posts: 19,440Member Member
    I don't make my coffee very strong, and 1 teaspoon each half & half and sugar was all I needed.

    These days though I add protein powder, chia seeds, and dried coconut, and call it breakfast.
  • NewLIFEstyle4MENewLIFEstyle4ME Posts: 4,010Member Member Posts: 4,010Member Member
    either almond joy coffee cream, amaretto coffee cream or some other YUMMY flavored cream (about 1 maybe 2 tablespoons per cup 35 cals per tblsp)
  • sgt1372sgt1372 Posts: 3,177Member Member Posts: 3,177Member Member
  • acpgeeacpgee Posts: 3,870Member Member Posts: 3,870Member Member
  • Diatonic12Diatonic12 Posts: 2,574Member Member Posts: 2,574Member Member
    I went Cold Turkey with heavy whipping cream on 11-20-18. I been swilling 3 or 4 espressos every morning and have grown accustomed to quality coffee vs. all of those doctored-up cups of breakroom coffee.

    I'm headed out for the grocery store. I can't quit thinking about pumpkin pie spice, sounds really good.
    edited September 11
  • squiffiegirlsquiffiegirl Posts: 14Member Member Posts: 14Member Member
  • cuteangelkittencuteangelkitten Posts: 96Member Member Posts: 96Member Member
    1 tablespoon of creamer of my choice. Right now I have snickers creamer and Bailey's creamer! When I don't have creamer on hand, I use heavy whipping cream
  • amckholmesamckholmes Posts: 24Member Member Posts: 24Member Member
    Heavy Whipping Cream, 1T - it has enough natural sweetness that I don’t need anything else
  • Katmary71Katmary71 Posts: 1,225Member Member Posts: 1,225Member Member
    I've done this in steps. First I tried cutting back on creamer to one serving which is 35 calories. I then switched to a natural half-and-half with monkfruit. Next I tried all the alternative milks and the only one I really liked was oat milk. I then decided to try sugar-free syrup (I know it's a bunch of chemicals). I make my own cold brew and poured too much in my glass not leaving room for the cream so I drank a little to make room and discovered I didn't need it with cold brew. I also add cinnamon to it. If I get hot coffee I still use half-and-half.
  • mosdef93mosdef93 Posts: 5Member Member Posts: 5Member Member
    1 packet stevia and 2 tablespoons of Califa Farms "Better Half" Unsweetened Coconut Cream & Almond Milk (15 calories, zero carbs)
  • Gisel2015Gisel2015 Posts: 2,738Member Member Posts: 2,738Member Member
    Twice a day black coffee with one splenda or stevia. Nothing else.
  • millardthemillermillardthemiller Posts: 2Member, Premium Member Posts: 2Member, Premium Member
    I'll occasionally use a little agave nectar/syrup, and a bit of skim milk (kind of sacrilege, I know). Otherwise I'll just use a bit of vanilla or caramel creamer and make room for it in my daily intake
  • skelterhelterskelterhelter Posts: 564Member Member Posts: 564Member Member
    I alternate between a tablespoon of half-and-half or cashew milk. A couple of Splenda and I'm good to go.
  • bmeadows380bmeadows380 Posts: 1,218Member Member Posts: 1,218Member Member
    I"m with skelterhelter - I usually use splenda and about 1/2 cup of unsweetened cashew milk. My preference is splenda with fat free or low fat milk, and since I've been trying to get my protein goals in better, I have been using the milk again lately, even if its more calories than the cashew milk.

    i'm actually not a fan of coffee and can't stand it black, but put enough milk in it and sweetener and it's not so bad. And I figure coffee is a much better source of caffeine for me to get through the work day than tons of soda pop!
  • BarbaraHelen2013BarbaraHelen2013 Posts: 486Member Member Posts: 486Member Member

    I decided when I was 11 or 12 to try coffee black without sugar to cut the calories (was drinking it with milk and one and a half tsps sugar as that’s how both my parents took it). Just told myself it was a drink I’d not had before and assessed it that way to see if I liked it. I did and am still drinking it that way 46 years later!
  • quiksylver296quiksylver296 Posts: 25,463Member Member Posts: 25,463Member Member
    What do I put in my coffee?? All my hopes and dreams that every morning the first sip will be bliss, it will be perfectly hot and comforting, I will feel the sleepy haze slowly falling from my brain, and by the second cup I will be sufficiently motivated, satisfied and zippy to go down to the basement and get on the treadmill....not too much pressure on a bunch of beans....LOL

    I want to change my answer.
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