I make all the shakes with coffee, except the fruity ones. I also drink them warm during the cold weather...
Thanks for this tip! I will definately be trying this with the vanilla one! LOVE THIS IDEA!!!!..
I put a Starbucks VIA in my shake every morning.....
I also just started...haven't given up my 2 cups of coffee, wondered if this was allowed or not?? Appearently it's not...so you are mixing 1 shake, divided into each cup of coffee??.
That should work for me!! I like the creamers too...was still using fat free! I think that has slowed my progress!..
No coffee creamer is allowed until dairy is reintroduced in the maintenance phase. However, the fat free creamer still might have way too much sugar. I miss my coffee creamer and can't drink black coffee, so I went through a little caffiene withdrawal. Not sure if I want to get hooked back on it...but I might try it tomorrow morning...
Creamer is allowed. It is a condiment..
Try mixing your coffee with ice and the cocoa! It's my everyday morning breakfast! Love it. Starbucks right at home..
I add 1 tablespoon of skim milk and a packet of splenda to my coffee. I usually have 1-2 cups most days of the week. Hasn't seemed to effect my weight loss....although since I haven't tried NOT drinking coffee I don't really know one way or another!.
I watch my condiements very closely but I have to have my coffee too, so usualy my coffee takes up all my condiements for the day. I think I should try doing the vanilla or other shake receipe for awhile and seeing how it goes. I may just like it!..
I do a tbls of instant decaf folgers everyday in my dutch chocolate shake..
Strange...it was even ok in the banana! Though I didn't reorder them once they were gone!..
I could not do any type of eating plan that didn't allow coffee. I ADORE my coffee!.
I have a shake in my coffee every morning and another one in the afternoon. Mmm!.
I can only do the shakes though - the cappuccino leaves me STARVING! The momentum is the worst as far as hunger goes but, coffee with a shake is completely filling and satisfying. And I agree - I love Swiss Mocha!..
I've got it down to a science now...vanilla, choc or swiss mocha shake in the blender w/one tablespoon instant coffee, a couple sprinkles of cinnamon, 3 ice cubes, and one packet of Truvia...YUMMM...tastes just like Starbucks cinnamon latte!.
When I want my favorite peppermint mocha, I use the choc or swiss mocha, a couple drops of peppermint extract instead of cinnamon, and all the same other stuff as above...double YUMMM!.
I've tried the vanilla shake as creamer, but the powdery texture turns my tummy...so I just do without- I've grown used to black coffee now...if it's GOOD coffee!..
FindingMyWings - I use the vanilla as a creamer but, I put it in my magic bullet with a couple tablespoons of water and blend until creamy then I pour it in my coffee like creamer.
In fact, I do this with all my shakes that I use in coffee - I just blend them with a little water and then add them to my coffee that way they don't get that gritty taste...
I like alot of cream in my coffee/ skim milk etc... that is why 1/2 of a shake divided in to two cups of coffee works for me,,,,, doing just a teas of skim milk would just not cut it.... So far I have tried the swiss mocha and the vanilla - when I started I did the program where you get the free food if you committ to auto shipments and in it they sent hot cocoa - will try that next.....
Try mixing one packet of Medifast raspberry ice tea with one packet Medifast Dutch Choc and then divide into two portions. I mix this with cold coffee and ice cubes into my shaker... a Raspberry Mocha just like Starbucks!..
It's funny I've always had my coffee separate or maybe blended with the hot chocolate but now I think I'll try it in a shake! Great ideas!.
Also for those who love latte's or milk in their coffee (2 t milk is hardly enough!!) I asked the nutritionist about almond milk awhile back and we can use 4 oz as one condiment. Make sure you use the plain unsweetened!..
I have been using the hot cocoa or the chia tea in my morning coffee. They are not that bad with a tsp of creamer and sweetner. I am going to try the shake mixed with the coffe tomorrow am. Thanks for the tips...