People go crazy for pumpkin in the fall, and the combination of these ingredients makes a natural alternative to the big coffee chains that have sugar laden hot beverages. My sister makes this for me when I go to her house. The added thieves vitality essential oils which helps to support a healthy immune system. I use Young Living essential oils because they have their own farms and distilleries all over the world (order here).
Paleo Pumpkin Spice Latte Recipe
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Yield: 4 servings
2 cups freshly brewed coffee or 2-3 shots of espresso
2/3 cup unsweetened almond milk plus 1 cup almond milk
1 cup full fat coconut milk
1/2 cup pumpkin puree
1 drop Thieves Vitality essential oil (buy the best essential oils here)
1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon, plus more for serving
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract (gluten free)
1/4 teaspoon sea salt
Combine all of the ingredients, except essential oil in a medium sauce pan over medium heat, reserving 1 cup of almond milk for later use. Whisk the ingredients together until hot, but not boiling. Remove the coffee from heat, stir in essential oil and cover. Warm reserved 1 cup almond milk and froth using your espresso maker or frothing whisk. Pour the latte mixture into mugs and add almond milk foam on top and dust with cinnamon.
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