This Healthy Pumpkin Spice Latte Recipe is Dairy Free, Low Sugar and tastes great. This Healthy Pumpkin Spice Latte Recipe takes 5 minutes to make and is cheaper than the PSL’s at Starbucks.

*Updated Septemeber 8, 2018 – originally published September 6, 2016*

It feels like fall has been slapping me in the face everywhere I go.

There were the Pumpkin flavored candles at Target.

Then the news announced that Starbuck’s is welcoming back its signature Pumpkin Spice Latte… and introducing a new Pumpkin Cheesecake Latte.

Then I heard McDonald’s will be launching a pumpkin spiced latte to compete with Starbucks.

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But even when Mickey D’s and Starbuck’s signature drink is available you may want to think twice about getting a cup…  Both are full of artificial, unhealthy ingredients.

Here’s a highlight reel of side effects from the icky ingredients in the Starbucks version via Food Babe… and the McDonald’s isn’t any better.

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Not only is the SPL toxic…  it’s full of sugar!

This is a screenshot of nutrition facts straight from Starbuck’s website.  Almost 50 grams of sugar in a grande!  And that’s with skim milk and no whip cream…

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Even though I LOVE pumpkin flavor, a pumpkin spice latte is not something I’d ever order.  Between the carcinogenic chemicals and sugar, it’s not something I’d to put in my body.

But when I kept seeing and hearing ‘Pumpkin Spice’ I really wanted one… but as a nutritionist, I know better.  So I wanted to see if I could make a pumpkin spice latte that’s actually healthy.   And I did.  : )

Each serving of my Healthy Pumpkin Spice Latte Recipe has approx. 50 calories, costs less than a dollar to make, andddd it tastes amazing!  It’s so good I had to share it with you!

 

Healthy Pumpkin Spice Latte Recipe

*organic ingredients recommended*

  • 1 cup almond milk (or any other nut milk dairy alternative)
  • 2 tsp. liquid stevia or 1 tbsp. powdered stevia (personally, I think liquid tastes better)
  • 1 tbsp. pumpkin puree (opt for organic)
  • 1 tsp. pumpkin pie spice
  • 1/2 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup freshly brewed espresso or 1 cup freshly brewed coffee (make sure you’re using quality coffee)

Method

  • While your espresso or coffee is brewing, in a small saucepan combine the remaining ingredients and simmer over low heat for 5 to 10 minutes.
  • The longer you simmer it, the stronger the pumpkin spice flavor will be.
  • When you’re ready, pour in your espresso (or coffee) then whisk for a minute or two until foamy.
  • This makes 2 servings.
  • Enjoy it hot or pour it over ice.
OMGawd this is Good

It takes about 10 minutes to make and each serving only has approx. 50 calories!

I always make mine iced with coffee because espresso makes me too jittery…

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If you like this recipe, I think you’ll love my pumpkin popsicles and pumpkin smoothie recipes, too.

I hope you like it!

Leave me a comment and let me know how your pumpkin spice latte turned out. : )

xxoo

Christina Carlyle

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Healthy pumpkin spice latte recipe. Diary Free, Low Sugar pumpkin spice latte or coffee recipe. https://www.christinacarlyle.com/skinny-spice-pumpkin-latte-recipe/

Healthy pumpkin spice latte recipe. Diary Free, Low Sugar pumpkin spice latte or coffee recipe. https://www.christinacarlyle.com/skinny-spice-pumpkin-latte-recipe/