Skinny. Plant-based bacon so good even pork lovers will become converts. The coconut milk latte from Starbucks is NOT NICE' and accompanied her message with 'disgusted' emoticons. Each beverage is made with coconutmilk. oz) of Starbucks Coconut Milk. Éliminez le lait et remplacez-le par des plantes. Starbucks kicked off the impending spring season with two new vegan drinks. “Extra charges have a place: when you’re purchasing more,” wrote Tenderly author Britty Hamby. Now, most chains that carry coffee and independent cafes offer not only soy milk, but also coconut, almond, and oat. Whip. These ingredients might seem harmless at first, but when you look into some of them, it does raise some red flags. Starbucks is debuting coconut milk that isn’t coconut milk. Starbucks’ two new vegan drinks are made with coconutmilk. Whereas real coconut milk is generally made from coconuts and water, the ingredient list for Starbucks' coconut milk contains food additives and emulsifiers, making it far from all-natural. WHAT YOU'LL NEED INGREDIENTS Join us in creating new, better, and kinder choices to help us all LIVEKINDLY. Starbucks's Single Origin Sumatra Coconut Milk ($0.60 extra) is now offered as an alternative to dairy or soy. Also, maltodextrin is a carbohydrate that's actually the same as table sugar on the glycemic index, so it could be detrimental to someone on a low-carb diet or people with diabetes or other conditions where blood sugar spikes negatively impact health (via Greatist). WHAT YOU'LL NEED ½ cup strong coffee (try Starbucks® Sumatra) ½ cup light coconutmilk, canned (shake well before opening) ½ tsp cocoa powder; ½ Tbsp brown sugar; ½ cup ice cubes; TRY IT WITH. Besides the additives, Starbucks' coconut milk is not a great choice for your drinks because it has so much added sugar. They have a BA in Cinema and Culture Studies from Stony Brook University. Coconut milk started to be offered February 17 th at Starbucks’ throughout the US. It’s not just that Starbucks coconut milk is a watered down version (which would be perfectly fine if it was otherwise unadulterated), it’s that it’s basically sugar water with emulsifiers and a little bit of coconut product.