This paleo and keto pumpkin spice latte is pure fall in a mug! Prep a large batch-to-go for the week and feel free to ‘bulletproof’ it with MCT oil and grass-fed butter.
Paleo & Keto Pumpkin Spice Latte 🎃
This homemade vegan, paleo & keto pumpkin spice latte is the definition of fantastic. You get all your fall flavors, perfectly balanced, with no artificial ingredients in sight.
Plus, you’ll definitely get more bang for your buck. And, as mentioned, you can bulletproof it by blending it all with some MCT oil or grass-fed butter (or both!).
Surely beats a Starbucks run!
p.s. Dave Asprey gets full credit for introducing us all to the wonderful concoction that is ‘Bulletproof’. Worth checking out his site for more info and solid products (not sponsored in any way).
Feel free to make a large batch of the pumpkin and spice mix for your week’s lattes. Make the pumpkin puree, pumpkin pie spice mix and sweetener blend. Allow to cool and refrigerate for up to 5 days, simply adding it to your coffee’s milk each morning.
The Pumpkin Pie Spice 🍂
We recently made a homemade pumpkin pie spice batch, with freshly grated nutmeg. And it was killer, so we highly suggest you ditch the pre-made mix.
The Sweetener 🍯
And if paleo, or not restricted by sugars, coconut sugar, maple syrup or raw honey all work the charm.
And if using xylitol, make sure to be careful if you have a pup (or kitty)around the house, as it’s highly toxic to the little guys!
The Milk 🥛
Again, you’ve got options. Though we must say we like it with an unsweetened almond milk and coconut milk mix best. Adding 1 tablespoon full-fat coconut milk makes for a much creamier result.
And finally, The Vanilla
We are huge fans of Nielsen-Massey’s Madagascar vanilla for this pumpkin spice latte. And for pretty much every baked good, it’s seriously the best stuff.
Oh, and 1 tablespoon might seem like a lot. But it really isn’t. At least not if you want your pumpkin spice latte to taste like the more commercial varieties. In fact, we found that if you really like your vanilla, up to 2 tablespoons works.
Paleo & Keto Pumpkin Spice Latte
This paleo and keto pumpkin spice latte is pure fall in a mug! Prep a large batch-to-go for the week and feel free to 'bulletproof' it with MCT oil and grass-fed butter.
- homemade whipped cream
- pumpkin spice mix
Please see video for deets 'n tricks!
- Heat up pumpkin puree with pumpkin pie spice in a small saucepan over medium/low heat. Stir constantly for 2 to 3 minutes, until fragrant and cooked.
Stir in sweetener of choice, mixing until just combined. Pour in milk, and simmer until warm. Watch carefully that it doesn't boil over! Remove from heat.
Add in vanilla extract and whisk until light and frothy, 30 seconds to a minute. The pumpkin spice mix can be refrigerated for 4-5 days at this point (so feel free to whip up a large batch for the week!).
Pour espresso or coffee in a mug, and add the pumpkin spiced milk. For a bulletproof version, you can alternatively add in some MCT and/or grass-fed butter at the end and blend it all with an immersion blender. Top with whipped cream and a touch of pumpkin pie spice.
Please note that the following nutrition facts were calculated using almond milk, espresso coffee and without the whipped cream (as values vary widely).