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11/23/2013 10:37 am ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

7 Healthy Takes On Popular Holiday Beverages

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By Brianna Steinhilber, Associate Editor

At the first sign of chill in the air, seasonal holiday drinks take over coffee-shop blackboards. From peppermint mochas to pumpkin-spice lattes, who can resist a cup of the steaming, sugary goodness? Unfortunately, the standard coffee-shop beverage contains loads of calories and sugar -- a major holiday buzzkill! Luckily, these seven delicious homemade versions are more nice than naughty. Drink up!

To give you a choice, we opted for either coffee or espresso in our lattes -- if you want the buzz, swap in the espresso for brewed coffee in any of these recipes!

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