Healthier Pumpkin Spice Latte

Save money and skip the sugar crash with this healthier, homemade version of the popular seasonal drink.

 8 oz brewed coffee (or 1-2 shots of espresso)
 ½ cup milk of choice
 3 tbsp pumpkin puree
 ½ tsp pumpkin pie spice
 ½ tsp vanilla extract
 2 tsp real maple syrup
 sprinkle of cinnamon

1

In a cup or sauce pan, mix together milk and pumpkin. Cook on medium heat on the
stove top or microwave for 30-45 seconds.

2

Remove from heat, stir in vanilla, spices and sweetener, place in a cup and use a frother
to foam the milk. You can also use a blender — just blend for 30 seconds or until foamy.

3

Pour coffee into a large mug, add the foamy milk mixture on top. Sprinkle with
cinnamon and enjoy!

Recipe Source: Mullins, Brittany. “Healthy Homemade Pumpkin Spice Latte.” Eating Bird Food, https://www.eatingbirdfood.com/healthy-homemade-pumpkin-spice-latte/ Accessed September 2018.

Ingredients

 8 oz brewed coffee (or 1-2 shots of espresso)
 ½ cup milk of choice
 3 tbsp pumpkin puree
 ½ tsp pumpkin pie spice
 ½ tsp vanilla extract
 2 tsp real maple syrup
 sprinkle of cinnamon

Directions

1

In a cup or sauce pan, mix together milk and pumpkin. Cook on medium heat on the
stove top or microwave for 30-45 seconds.

2

Remove from heat, stir in vanilla, spices and sweetener, place in a cup and use a frother
to foam the milk. You can also use a blender — just blend for 30 seconds or until foamy.

3

Pour coffee into a large mug, add the foamy milk mixture on top. Sprinkle with
cinnamon and enjoy!

Healthier Pumpkin Spice Latte