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Creamer Alternatives

itsallgood11itsallgood11 Member Posts: 18 Member Member Posts: 18 Member
I’m a sucker for putting flavored creamers into my coffee, like the Coffee Mate or Simply Natural brand that is French vanilla or hazelnut. Anyone know of any good alternatives to sweetened creamers?

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  • harper16harper16 Member Posts: 2,568 Member Member Posts: 2,568 Member
    Regular milk and use a little regular sugar, or artificial sweetener.

    edited March 2
  • karlyshurnaikkarlyshurnaik Member Posts: 1 Member Member Posts: 1 Member
    I make my own. Almond milk with vanilla extract.
  • yayamom3yayamom3 Member Posts: 901 Member Member Posts: 901 Member
    I enjoy Trader Joe's coconut creamer. It's 5 calories and does the job nicely.
  • dechowjdechowj Member Posts: 121 Member Member Posts: 121 Member
    I'm not a big coffee drinker, but here are a few things that my husband did and it worked great for him. He would by flavored coffee grounds and just use a little bit of regular milk and sugar (slowly cutting that back every week until he drank it black). Or he used sugar free flavor syrups. And sometimes he would turn his iced coffee into more of a protein shake. He would make really strong coffee and add caramel premier protein to it.
  • kshama2001kshama2001 Member Posts: 22,511 Member Member Posts: 22,511 Member
    Try Starbucks Hazelnut coffee (Target often has good sales) plus a little half & half and sugar.
  • missysippy930missysippy930 Member Posts: 2,213 Member Member Posts: 2,213 Member
    honestly if you like them just factor those calories into your daily goal

    ^^This, I agree 100%
    If you like it, use it, log it, enjoy it.
  • COGypsyCOGypsy Member Posts: 621 Member Member Posts: 621 Member
    Do you like the cream, the flavor or both? Equal has some surprisingly good flavored sweeteners you could check out. I found Peppermint Mocha on Amazon and had to try it out. It’s really good! I‘m a sucker for anything peppermint mocha and like this every bit as much, if not more, as I like adding a half packet of Starbucks Peppermint Mocha Instant Latte mix to my office coffee.
  • cianagcianag Member Posts: 16 Member Member Posts: 16 Member
    I use coffeemate french vanilla. I just make sure I know how much I'm putting in the coffee and log it. Since I know how many calories it is, now. I use a lot less. ;)
  • stephanne13stephanne13 Member Posts: 208 Member Member Posts: 208 Member
    In TX, HEB has a Vanilla Milk that is amazing. It has added protein, (reg milk is 8 or 9g of protein, & Mootopia has 13g), 50% less sugar, & I think less carbs.. & is lactose free. I love it in my coffee!
  • amusedmonkeyamusedmonkey Member Posts: 10,199 Member Member Posts: 10,199 Member
    honestly if you like them just factor those calories into your daily goal

    Agree. It's 20-50 calories, not that hard to fit in.
  • tuddy315tuddy315 Member Posts: 7,732 Member Member Posts: 7,732 Member
    Jordan's Skinny Syrups for me. My favorites are anything sea salt or caramel.
  • nicsflyingcircusnicsflyingcircus Member, Premium Posts: 2,134 Member Member, Premium Posts: 2,134 Member
    We grind and brew our own coffee at home, 50/50 mix of a nice dark roast and hazelnut flavored. Just enough for a good hint of the flavor without overpowering the coffee. Then I just add a little half and half and a tiny squeeze of little splenda.
  • earlnabbyearlnabby Member Posts: 8,056 Member Member Posts: 8,056 Member
    I’m a sucker for putting flavored creamers into my coffee, like the Coffee Mate or Simply Natural brand that is French vanilla or hazelnut. Anyone know of any good alternatives to sweetened creamers?

    I use a splash (yes, I actually measure it as a Tbl.) of Half&Half. It is rich enough to taste good in the coffee but doesn't add a ton of calories. A bit of sugar or artificial sweetener can be added if you prefer.
  • debtay123debtay123 Member Posts: 1,262 Member Member Posts: 1,262 Member
    another half n half girl- use with flavored coffees and a little sweetner
  • anubis609anubis609 Member Posts: 4,013 Member Member Posts: 4,013 Member
    A raw egg.
  • earlnabbyearlnabby Member Posts: 8,056 Member Member Posts: 8,056 Member
    anubis609 wrote: »
    A raw egg.

    Only good in Cowboy Coffee
  • MichelleMcKeeRNMichelleMcKeeRN Member, Premium Posts: 193 Member Member, Premium Posts: 193 Member
    I do foamed milk with a sprinkle of unsweetened Dutch cocoa sometimes. I put the cocoa in a mini salt shaker so I can easily sprinkle it on top.tzzf9r1bbaii.jpeg
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  • chelleedubchelleedub Member Posts: 59 Member Member Posts: 59 Member
    Unsweetened vanilla coconut milk. You can also add a dash of cinnamon, nutmeg, or whatever floats ya
  • mydogisthebestdogevermydogisthebestdogever Member Posts: 629 Member Member Posts: 629 Member
    I like Silk Oh yea oatmeal cookie oat milk coffee creamer, it's so sweet which I like. 25 cals for a tablespoon.
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