ITS BACK!!!! Starbucks has released its tenth year of those delicious, calorie packed Pumpkin Spice Lattes. A grande (16 ounces) PSL with nonfat milk and no whipped cream contains 260 calories and 48 grams of sugar. YES, you read that correctly 48 GRAMS OF SUGAR! Try this cleaned up version which is Paleo and 17 Day Diet cycle two friendly!
Pumpkin Spice Latte Recipe
2 -4 tablespoons canned pumpkin
1/4 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
1 cup unsweetened vanilla almond milk
1 tsp pure vanilla extract
1/2 cup STRONGLY brewed coffee or 2 shots espresso
1-3 packets of stevia
Mix all the ingredients in a saucepan over medium to high heat, whisking continuously, until the “latte” begins to steam.
This cleaned up version has….drum roll please…. ONLY 55 calories and 2 grams of sugar!
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