Without coffee many of us would never begin our days. Caffeine can get you out of bed, moving, and ready to tackle what lies ahead. The costs of staying on the ball can really add up. From extra calories to surplus charges for shots and add-ins, coffee drinks pack a punch. So spare your wallet and your gut with these easy to make drinks you can whip up and enjoy from the comfort of your couch:
Vanilla Bean Latte
This vanilla bean recipe offers up way more sugar and spice than the iced coffee you'd fine on your way to the office.
Pumpkin Spice Latte
While the season for PSLs has ended, this staple can be hand-crafted year round. At only 71 calories per serving, this alternative is a light treat bound to hit the spot.
Iced coffee can run you up to a $4 tab at your local coffee shop. With this recipe, you'll save big by making large batches of delicious cold brew iced coffee.
Rise and Shine Skinny Coffee Smoothie
Designed to taste like a cake, this light alternative leaves nothing to be desired. With coconut, banana, and coffee, you'll say bye-bye-bye to designer coffee forever.
Salted Caramel Mocha Protein Shake
This shake is perfect for those craving a salty and sweet treat. While the recipe doesn't call for all-natural ingredients, you can easily swap out caramel extract and syrup for maple syrup to make the drink of your dreams.
If you're a coffee lover on the go these recipes are a perfect alternative to your favorite sweet drink!