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Starbucks “Pumpkin Spiced Latte”

We LOVE Food Babe! They recently called out Starbucks for selling harmful chemical-filled Pumpkin Spiced Lattes, knowing how much many of us truly adore anything “pumpkin” in the fall.

Starbucks Pumpkin Spice LatteRead more:

http://foodbabe.com/2014/08/25/starbucks-pumpkin-spice-latte 
Take action: http://gmoinside.org/starbucks

#‎GMOs‬ ‪#‎GMODairy‬ ‪#‎WTStarbucks‬ ‪#‎Starbucks‬‪ #‎StopMonsanto‬

Sooooo….are you STILL going to drink it anyway???? If so, why not make your own, like this awesome version from Diethood.com:

 
 
 
 
EASY PUMPKIN SPICED LATTE
 
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Ingredients
    • 1/2 cup milk, whole, 2%, or skim
    • 1 tablespoon pumpkin puree
    • 1 teaspoon light brown sugar, packed
    • 1/4 teaspoon pumpkin-pie spice
    • 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
    • 1 to 2 shots of espresso or 1 cup of hot brewed strong coffee
    • sugar or Stevia, to taste
    • whipped cream and nutmeg, to garnish

Instructions

  • In a saucepan whisk together milk, pumpkin puree, and light brown sugar.
  • Cook over medium heat, stirring frequently, until hot and steamy.
  • Remove from heat, whisk in the pumpkin-pie spice and the vanilla.
  • Continue to whisk until frothy.
  • Pour into 2 coffee mugs about half way up, then add in the espresso or coffee.
  • At this point you can add some granulated sugar, to taste.
  • Garnish with whipped cream and a sprinkle of nutmeg.
If using Microwave
  • Pour the milk, pumpkin puree, brown sugar, pumpkin-pie spice, and vanilla into a microwave-safe bowl.
  • Cook for 1 minute to 1 minute 30, or until the milk starts to rise up and is frothy.
  • Pour into mug, add the coffee, garnish with whipped cream and nutmeg.
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