Thursday, August 23, 2012

Almond Mocha Mocktail 120-Calories

I love a foo foo coffee drink in the morning, and I am always looking for ways to make it low-calorie without sacrificing taste.  I came up with this drink on the fly, and it was delicious. 


2 tsp. Instant Espresso
8 oz. Light Chocolate Soy Milk or Chocolate Almond Milk
2 Emerald Dark Chocolate Cocoa Roasted Almonds, Crushed, to rim the glass
1 tsp. Hershey's Chocolate Syrup, to rim the glass


Blend the instant espresso and chocolate milk in a blender or Magic Bullet. You may add ice cubes if you wish.

Crush the two almonds in a plastic bag using a rolling pin. Or blend in a spice blender.

Use the chocolate syrup to coat the rim of the glass.

Then dip the rim in the crushed almonds to garnish.

Serving Size: 1 Mocktail

Nutrition Info

  • Calories: 121.5
  • Fat: 2.9g
  • Carbohydrates: 19.6g
  • Protein: 3.7g  

    Calories per Ingredient per Serving of Almond Mocha Mocktail 


    90 calories of Light Silk Chocolate soy milk, (1 serving)
    16 calories of Hershey's Chocolate Syrup, (0.33 tbsp)
    15 calories of Emerald dark chocolate almond, (0.10 oz)
    0 calories of Medaglia D'oro Instant Espresso Coffee, (2 tsp)