Starbucks fall menu: Lotta pumpkin, lotta calories

So we’re talking about calories again today – this time it’s a startling [read – depressing] bite of Starbucks nutrition news that we would never have thought possible, and may never have discovered if not for the Bloomberg calorie-info-posting mandate.

This Urbaniter has been a long-time fan of the autumn pumpkin menu items: scones, the loaf and the delectable cream cheese-filled muffin. But no more. The love affair is over, effective immediately. Today we discovered that one muffin contains 1500 calories – nearly the total number of calories recommended for an entire day.

Can’t decide whether to thank Bloomberg for saving our waistlines, or curse him for robbing us of a pumpkin-filled fall.

source: urbanite

BTW, I’m really thinking that the muffin is only 500 calories. I can’t imagine how they could possibly pack 1500 calories into a muffin! And it looks to me like that might be a ( in front of the 500, not a 1. I’ve checked the Starbucks website for the nutrition details but can’t seem to find any info on the new muffin. I’ll check at work tomorrow.

Advertisements

1 Response to “Starbucks fall menu: Lotta pumpkin, lotta calories”


  1. 1 S Roy October 20, 2008 at 6:22 pm

    it really is 500 calories…..and it hurts me too. but i can risk it occasionally- i think! search it online it says 467 calories exactly.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s




October 2008
S M T W T F S
« Sep   Nov »
 1234
567891011
12131415161718
19202122232425
262728293031  

Twitter Updates

Error: Twitter did not respond. Please wait a few minutes and refresh this page.

Patsy Burnette's Facebook profile
Help end world hunger

Psalm 19:1-3

"The heavens declare the glory of God; and the firmament sheweth his handywork...There is no speech nor language, where their voice is not heard."

Blog Stats

  • 95,725 hits

%d bloggers like this: