In fact, Israetel says chocolate protein powders make a great addition to coffee if you're used to picking up a mocha on your way to the office. Don't want to give up booze, but still want to burn fat? Beer and wine are high in carbs, so you'll want to stick to liquor, like vodka or whiskey, and drink it on the rocks. Going out for cocktails will also prove difficult, but you can easily make a low-carb mojito or margarita at home. Unsurprisingly, regular soft drinks are out, as a single 12-ounce can of Pepsi has 41 grams of carbohydrates.