Pumpkin Spice Coffee

Pumpkin Spice Coffee

Okay, call me basic, but I love the pumpkin spice time of year. The smell of cinnamon and ginger wafting through the house, toasty veggies, scarves, its all delightful.

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What I don’t particularly love is the crazy amount of sugar that comes in that popular pumpkin sauce coffee beverage, nor the price tag…

The sugar makes me feel crappy, to be honest, and the dent in my wallet is absurd. And to clarify, I’m not even drinking lattes— Americanos with a pump or two of pumpkin sauce is my festive beverage of choice.

So this Fall I set out to make a simple at home version of this fall staple. Does that make me slightly less basic? Or more so? Don’t care.

Check out my recipes for Homemade Pumpkin Sauce free from refined sugar and full of ACTUAL PUMPKIN. I also include a variation sweetened simply with dates, rather than maple syrup.

You can mix this into your morning coffee with cream or make a delicious Homemade Pumpkin Spice Latte. I include recipes for both!


Pumpkin Spice Sauce

Spicy & sweet pumpkin sauce all set to add a bit of festive flair to your coffee or latte. Free from refined sugars and dairy and made with REAL pumpkin!

Makes: 2 cups

Pumpkin Spice Sauce

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Ingredients:
  • 1 tbls Cinnamon
  • 1.5 tsp ground Ginger
  • 1/2 tsp Cloves
  • 1/4 tsp nutmeg
  • 1 cup canned pumpkin
  • 4 tbls Maple Syrup
  • 1/2 cup full fat coconut milk

Instructions:
  1. In a small bowl, whisk all ingredients together until smooth.
  2. Store in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 10 days
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Pumpkin Spice Sauce (no added sugar)

Try this variation of our pumpkin sauce, sweetened only with dates!

Makes: 2 cups

Pumpkin Spice Sauce (no added sugar)

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Ingredients:
  • 1 tbls Cinnamon
  • 1.5 tsp ground Ginger
  • 1/2 tsp Cloves
  • 1/4 tsp Nutmeg
  • 3/4 cup canned Pumpkin
  • 7 pitted Dates
  • 1/2 cup full fat Coconut Milk
  • 1 cup boiling water

Instructions:
  1. In a small bowl, combine the boiling water and dates. Allow to soak and soften for 5-7m minutes
  2. While dates are soaking, combine remaining ingredients in blender. Pulse until combined
  3. Drain water from dates.
  4. Add softened dates to blender and process mixture until smooth.
  5. Store in a sealed container in the fridge for up to 10 days.


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Pumpkin Spice Butter Coffee

Take your morning boost to the next level. Pumpkin, butter, and collagen peptides make a delightful fall morning breakfast. This recipe uses an immersion blender, but you could also use a handheld milk frother or a regular blender.

Makes: 1 serving

Pumpkin Spice Butter Coffee

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Ingredients:
  • 8-12oz hot brewed coffee
  • 1.5 tbls butter
  • 1 tsp MCT oil
  • 2 tbls pumpkin sauce
  • 2 scoops collagen peptides/li>

Instructions:
  1. In a wide mouth glass jar or large mug, combine coffee, butter, mct oil, and pumpkin sauce.
  2. Using an immersion blender, process until smooth and frothy.
  3. Add collagen peptides and process for an additional 15-20 seconds until smooth
  4. Pour into your favorite mug and enjoy!

Pumpkin Spice Coconut Milk Latte

Rich, creamy and delightful, this will put you in the fall mood! This recipe calls for milk frother, but you could also make it a workout and whisk away!

Makes: 16oz coffee

pumpkin spice coconut milk latte

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Ingredients:
  • 6oz strong brewed coffee
  • 1 cup full fat coconut milk/li>
  • 2-3 tbls pumpkin sauce
  • Instructions:
    1. In a small sauce pan, heat coconut milk over medium and bring to a simmer.
    2. While milk is heating, combine hot coffee and pumpkin sauce and whisk to combine.
    3. When milk starts to simmer, whisk (or use a milk frother) to aerate the milk.
    4. Add pumpkin sauce and coffee to simmering milk and froth once more.
    5. Pour into your favorite mug and top with a dash of cinnamon. Enjoy!
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