Sometimes to stretch your budget, you must give up luxuries. As you know, I LOVE my Starbucks–but sometimes it isn’t in the budget. Here is a simple Starbucks idea– that is even healthier!
Note: If you are sensitive to Xanthan Gum (I am!) ..You can use Guar Gum. OR completely omit it altogether– I choose to add it because it keeps the frap from separating.
- 1 cup Starbucks coffee OR 3/4 cup fresh espresso (cold)
- 3/4 cup milk ( you can use pretty much whatever you want)
- 3 tablespoons granulated sugar – or Stevia (you could also use sugar in the raw or agave nectar)
- 2 cups ice
- Pinch of xanthan gum OR 1 teaspoon dry pectin (keeps it from separating)
Mix and enjoy!
2 Starbucks drinks per week = $32 per month. Saving $32 per month would give you nice Christmas fund at the end of the year!