DIY Pumpkin Spice Latte: 70 Calories!
Perfect Your PSLFall is just around the corner, but pumpkin spice latte season is already in full swing. Sadly, the PSL at Starbucks is a sugary caloriefest: the standard Tall option contains 300 calories, 11g fat, and THIRTY-NINE grams of sugar! Ours is made with real pumpkin and has a tiny fraction of the sugar. Basic just got better...
Entire recipe: 70 calories, 2g total fat (<0.5g sat. fat), 111mg sodium, 6.5g carbs, 1.5g fiber, 1.5g sugars, 7g protein
Green Plan SmartPoints® value 1*
Blue Plan (Freestyle™) SmartPoints® value 1*
Purple Plan SmartPoints® value 1*
Cook: 5 minutes or less
1 packet no-calorie sweetener (like Truvia)
2 tsp. instant coffee granules
1/4 tsp. pumpkin pie spice, or more for topping
2 tbsp. canned pure pumpkin
1/2 cup unsweetened vanilla almond milk
Optional: natural light whipped topping
Place protein powder, sweetener, coffee granules, and pumpkin pie spice in a tall microwave-safe mug or glass. Add 3/4 cup water, and mix well. Microwave for 45 seconds, or until hot.
Stir until protein powder and coffee granules have dissolved. Add canned pumpkin, and stir until uniform.
Add almond milk, and mix well. Microwave for another 45 seconds, or until hot.
MAKES 1 SERVING
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