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Is Pumpkin Spice Latte Healthy?

PSL typically consists of a velvety foamy latte infused with pumpkin spice and topped with whipped cream. While this classic fall favorite is super delicious, is the pumpkin spice latte healthy?

Calories and Nutrition Info

390 Calories 14 g Protein 14 g Fat 52g Carbs

390 Calories 14 g Protein 14 g Fat 52g Carbs

Pumpkin spice latte can be a very unhealthy drink – a typical Grande PSL from Starbucks packs 390 calories, largely from fats and carbs. However, you can still make this drink healthy with just a few tweaks.

Let's take a look at the key ingredients: – Coffee (Low calorie) – Milk (Choose mindfully) – Pumpkin Spice Syrup Ingredients (Portion mindfully – can have lots of sugar) – Whipped Cream (Omit this)

Portion the pumpkin syrup mindfully.  If at Starbucks, get no more than 2 pumps.

Step 1

Swap out whole milk for almond milk or skim milk, which is lower in fats and calories

Step 2

Omit the whipped cream

Step 3

Following these steps makes a PSL with only 100 calories vs. 390 calories

Get the full recipe link below