How to order nonfat at Starbucks (Is Starbucks nonfat healthy? + more information)

Starbucks offers a wide array of milk options. So, if you’re wondering, “Can I order a nonfat from Starbucks?” keep reading to find out.

Yes. You can order a nonfat from Starbucks in-store and also from the Starbucks app. I recently decided to cut down on the number of calories I was consuming and after a brief chat with my barista, she let me know of ways I could still have my favourite Starbucks beverages, but with fewer calories. One of the ways was to replace whole milk with nonfat milk. Despite being a Starbucks customer for years, I had never had their nonfat milk in any of my Starbucks beverages so, I was excited to try the milk. In this article, I have shared everything there is to know about nonfat milk at Starbucks so read on to learn more.

How do I order nonfat milk from Starbucks in-store?

To order nonfat milk at the Starbucks store, simply ask the barista for “Nonfat milk” and mention the size of the beverage. Also if you’re ordering a drink with milk, you can request the barista to replace the default milk with nonfat milk. Starbucks nonfat milk is a usual go-to option for those that want the taste of milk but not with a lot of calories and fat. Nonfat milk at this coffeehouse has 14g of sugar, 100 calories and 0g of fat in the tall size (12fl oz.).

Nonfat milk at Starbucks is sold in three sizes; tall (12fl oz.), grande (16fl oz.) and venti (24fl oz.). It can either be served over ice or chilled. Customization like the addition of sweeteners is also allowed for this beverage. Note that Starbucks does not guarantee allergen-free nonfat milk due to the risk of cross-contamination during preparation.

How do I order nonfat milk from the Starbucks app?

Is Starbucks nonfat healthy?

To order nonfat milk from the Starbucks app first, download the app, fill in the needed details and then log in. Under the menu, select “Cold drinks” then select SBC Milk. Select the beverage size you want and proceed to “Customizations”. Here, under the “Milk” category click “edit” and from the drop-down menu choose “Nonfat Milk”. If you’d like the milk sweetened, add your preferred sweetener under the “Flavours” section and finally, place your order.

If you want nonfat milk to replace another milk in the beverage you’re ordering, simply select your order as you normally would and when customizing, select “Nonfat” milk under the “Milk” section.

What makes milk nonfat?

When whole milk has most of its milkfat removed, it becomes nonfat milk, otherwise known as skim or skimmed milk. Nonfat milk typically has about 0.1% fat and compared to whole milk, it is thinner with a less rich taste. Nowadays, the term skim or skimmed milk isn’t used as often since the fat removal process has been highly mechanized. Nonfat milk is considered healthier than whole milk as it has almost no fat.

Can all drinks pair well with nonfat milk?

Not all beverages can pair well with nonfat milk. Some drinks require the rich and creamy taste and texture of whole milk while other drinks taste great with non-dairy milk. Some of the drinks that pair well with nonfat milk include; nonfat cappuccino, chai tea latte, skinny vanilla latte, caramel Frappuccino light blended beverage and the nonfat caffé mocha, to mention a few.


Is Starbucks nonfat healthy?

Compared to whole milk, Starbucks’ nonfat milk is healthier. For instance, a tall (12fl oz.) of nonfat milk has 100 calories, 14g of sugar, 0g of fat and 5mg of cholesterol compared to the 180 calories, 14g of sugar, 0g of fat and 30mg of cholesterol of a tall (12fl oz.) whole milk.

Is Starbucks nonfat milk keto?

Nonfat milk from Starbucks isn’t keto-approved. Food is considered ketogenic if it is high in fat and has adequate protein levels with low carbohydrate amounts. Since Starbucks’ nonfat milk has 0g of fat has insignificant amounts of proteins, it is not ketogenic.

Can I drink Starbucks’ nonfat milk on a diet?

Yes. Nonfat milk is a good option dairy for when you’re on a diet as it contains fewer calories, no fat and low carbs.

Is Starbucks’ nonfat milk good for weight loss?

If you’re on a weight loss journey, nonfat milk from Starbucks is a good alternative to whole milk as it has no fat and has few calories and carbohydrate levels.

Is skinny and nonfat the same at Starbucks?

Yes, skinny and nonfat are the same. At Starbucks, a skinny beverage is a beverage prepared with nonfat milk instead of whole milk, sugar-free syrups and no whipped cream.

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