No matter how you feel about PSLs, it’s hard to resist the allure of an indulgent beverage on a crisp autumn day. To get you ready for fall, we found 10 healthy latte recipes you can make in the comfort of your own home, no espresso machine required.
1. Turmeric Chai Latte
via Kiddielicious Kitchen
This healthy latte recipe is loaded with turmeric and other anti-inflammatory, antioxidant-filled spices, such as ginger, cinnamon, and cardamom. Use date syrup or honey as a natural sweetener.
2. Cardamom Rose Iced Latte
via Local Milk
Homemade creamer made from rose petals and cardamom gives this latte its unique flavor. For a stronger taste, steep the creamer overnight in the refrigerator.
3. Skinny Chocolate Chai Latte
via Amy’s Healthy Baking
This simple, four-ingredient latte uses cocoa powder, extra strong chai tea, sweetener, and cashew milk. To make the chai extra strong, steep two or three tea bags for at least 15 minutes.
4. Cinnamon Vanilla Latte
via Farmstead Chic
No dairy? No problem. This paleo- and Whole-30-friendly latte uses coconut milk. After you heat the ingredients, use a high-powered blender to combine everything.
5. Pumpkin Spice Latte
via Dr. Axe
This healthy pumpkin spice latte is for all you traditionalists looking to get your fall fix. Real, cooked pumpkin and pumpkin pie spice lend an earthy flavor to organic coffee and coconut milk.
6. Cinnamon Coconut Latte
via The Real Food Dietitians
This indulgent latte is made with coconut oil, ghee or butter, and collagen peptides, which promise to boost metabolism and gut health.
7. Lavender Latte
via Fox and Briar
Make your own lavender syrup with water, sugar, and dried lavender. Finish the latte off with a milk of your choosing and a dried lavender garnish.
8. Cinnamon Dolce Latte
via Salt and Wit
This recipe’s tasty cinnamon sugar syrup, which is sweetened with coconut sugar, takes only two minutes to make. To get your milk nice and frothy, heat it in a saucepan or in the microwave, then blend on high.
9. Spiced Almond Beet Latte
via Mind Body Green
Feeling a little adventurous? Beets give this nutritious latte a boost of antioxidants, while almond milk makes it dairy-free and vegan. Strain the beets before adding to the latte, to avoid any stray pieces getting in the drink.
10. Iced Almond Milk Matcha Latte
via Perchance to Cook
Culinary-grade matcha tea powder, almond milk, and honey make up this green tea latte. Simply add the ingredients to a mason jar and shake well.
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