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Top 11 Low Carb Drinks, Foods and Snacks at Starbucks

Starbucks is best known for their coffee, but did you know that you can get food here, too? Keto Starbucks drinks are easy to make. The menu is limited to mostly sandwiches and bakery items, such as muffins, cookies, and sweets. 

They also have a variety of packaged snacks and protein boxes. You can eat low-carb here by choosing a sandwich minus the bread or eating the low-carb items out of the protein box.

Here are the lowest carb options you can order at Starbucks in order from lowest to highest carbs. We’ll also show you how to modify them to keep them low-carb. Sugar free vanilla syrup is your best friend here.

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Coffee and Tea

For a strict keto diet, you can order black coffee and unsweetened tea. Go for freshly brewed coffee, tea, Americano, or Shots of Espresso.

For non-strict keto dieters, you can have your coffee or iced coffee and tea with heavy whipped cream cream and pumps of sugar free syrup. Almond milk is okay too, unsweetened almond milk is better but whipped cream best!

Moon Cheese

If all you need is a small snack to go with your coffee, then consider grabbing a pack of Moon Cheese. They are cheese puffs made with one ingredient only: cheese. 

According to the nutritional information on the Starbucks website, this prepackaged snack contains 70 calories, 5 grams of fat, 1 gram of carbs, and 5 grams of protein per 12 gram serving.

What to order: a pack of moon cheese (this is a prepackaged snack found near the register). 

Prosnax Carrots, White Cheddar Cheese, and Almonds Snack Tray

Starbucks has a variety of prepackaged snack trays and protein boxes that you can choose from. There is no need to custom order these, but you will need to avoid the starchy components.

The carrots, white cheddar cheese, and almonds snack tray is an excellent low-carb option. It contains 140 calories, 10 grams of fat, 6 grams of carbs (3 grams net carbs), 3 grams of fiber, and 6 grams of protein.

What to order: the Prosnax Carrots, White Cheddar Cheese, and Almonds Snack Tray. This comes prepackaged and can likely be found in the refrigerated section located below the pastries. 

Country Archer Beef Jerky

Beef jerky is a great low-carb addition to the prepackaged snacks that you can get at Starbucks. You can usually find these in display stands near the cash register.

Currently, they offer two flavors of Country Archer jerky: original beef jerky and hickory smoked turkey jerky. 

According to the nutrition information on the Starbucks website, a 28 gram serving of the original beef jerky contains 70 calories, 1 gram of fat, 5 grams of carbs, and 11 grams of protein. 

What to order: a pack of Country Archer original beef jerky.

Grilled Chicken and Cauliflower Tabbouleh Salad

This dish comes with chicken, cauliflower tabbouleh, olives, roasted red peppers, lemon, and feta on a bed of lettuce greens with a red wine vinaigrette dressing.

It contains 390 calories, 27 grams of fat, 15 grams of carbs (11 grams net carbs), 4 grams of fiber, and 21 grams of protein.

What to order: the grilled chicken and cauliflower tabbouleh salad. Ask to hold the dressing if you want to reduce carbs, 

Creminelli Snack Tray

The Creminelli snack tray comes with thin slices of prosciutto, Mozzarella cheese, and breadsticks. This is a great low-carb option if you do not eat the breadsticks. 

It contains 170 calories, 7 grams of fat, 12 grams of carbs, and 13 grams of protein. You should be able to reduce this to one or two grams of carbs by only eating the meat and cheese. 

What to order: the Creminelli snack tray (this is prepackaged) and only eat the meat and cheese. 

Egg and Cheese Protein Box

The egg and cheese protein box comes with two hard boiled eggs, apple slices, a mandarin, white cheddar cheese, multigrain bread, and a honey peanut butter spread. 

It contains 470 calories, 25 grams of fat, 40 grams of carbs, 5 grams of fiber, and 23 grams of carbs. You can eliminate almost all of the carbs by only eating the eggs and cheese. 

What to order: the egg and cheese protein box (this comes prepackaged). Toss out the fruit, bread, and honey peanut butter spread and only eat the cheese and eggs.

Bacon, Gouda, and Egg Sandwich

If you stop into Starbucks for a morning coffee, then try a bacon, Gouda and egg sandwich. It contains 370 calories, 18 grams of fat, 33 grams of carbs, 1 gram of fiber, and 18 grams of protein.

This sandwich might come premade. However, just like many fast food options, you can eliminate almost all of the carbs by holding the bun.

What to order: the bacon, Gouda, and egg sandwich. Hold the bun or toss it when you get your order.

Roasted Turkey and Dill Havarti Sandwich

This sandwich comes with antibiotic-free turkey breast, Havarti cheese, arugula, and lemon aioli on multigrain bread. It contains 580 calories, 31 grams of fat, 46 grams of carbs, 5 grams of fiber, and 32 grams of protein. 

You can reduce the carbs by asking for no bread. You can also hold the lemon aioli, which contains sugar per the ingredient information.

What to order: the roasted turkey and dill Havarti sandwich without the bread. 

Chicken and Double Smoked Bacon Sandwich

The chicken and double smoked bacon sandwich is a good option if you can order this without the bun and maple mustard sauce.

It contains 620 calories, 26 grams of fat, 65 grams of carbs, 3 grams of fiber, and 31 grams of protein. However, you can reduce this to one or two grams of carbs by asking for no bread or sauce.

What to order: the chicken and double smoked bacon sandwich minus the sauce and bread. 

Ham and Swiss Panini

This sandwich comes with ham and Swiss cheese melted today with Dijon butter. It contains 490 calories, 42 grams of fat, and 25 grams of protein.

If you ask for this sandwich without the bread, then you can reduce the net carbs to only two or three grams. 

The Dijon butter does not appear to contain sugar or too many carbs. You can hold this if you wish, but it appears to be a tasty low-carb addition to the sandwich!

What to order: the ham and Swiss panini without bread. 


Conclusion

Starbucks is a coffee shop, but you can also order food here. They offer a good selection of low-carb snacks, such as moon cheese, beef jerky, and prepackaged protein trays.

You can also order a breakfast or lunch sandwich minus the sauce and bun. They offer both hot and cold lunch foods. 

Try the chicken and cauliflower tabbouleh salad or the Prosnax Carrots, White Cheddar Cheese, and Almonds Snack Tray as these food items do not need much alteration. 

Stick with black coffee or coffee with cream or coconut milk. Avoid steamed milk and the chai tea latte – instead, get a black Chai tea or earl grey tea. You can also get an unsweetened iced tea or unsweetened iced coffee.

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