Cut the fat and sugar but keep all that great taste with these homemade fall lattes.
According to Popsugar.com, a pumpkin spice latte from Starbucks is packed with about 1/8th of your daily calories. Made with nonfat milk and no whip cream, a grande clocks in at a high 260 calories.
Trade the non-fat for whole milk and top it with whip cream, and you’re edging on a mountainous 420 calories in one mug.
Should you avoid the drink? Why punish yourself when healthy options are out there? If you want to enjoy the great taste of pumpkin spice more often without all the extra unneeded energy, check out these 3 top-rated, low-calorie pumpkin spice latte recipes to make at home:
1) Skinny Pumpkin Spice Latte (115.6 calories)
This hot drink from Skinnytaste.com uses non-fat milk along with pumpkin butter, vanilla extract and pumpkin pie spice. Top it with non-fat whipped topping, and you’ve got a healthy, delectable fall treat.
Amy’s Healthy Baking.com offers pumpkin latte lovers a chance to drink the real deal. This latte goes back to the basics and uses actual pumpkin puree coupled with fall spices, strong coffee and stevia.
The site has some great options for lower-calorie drinks you might crave. Check it out for a Skinny Almond Joy Frappuccino, Skinny Mint Chocolate Chip Frappuccino and more.
3) Healthy Vegan Pumpkin Spice Latte (79 Calories)
Brewed with almond milk, pumpkin puree and maple syrup, this is an alternative worth trying. Perfect for vegans or those who are simply seeking something different now and then.
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