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Lightened Up Pumpkin Spice Latte

Published in Recipes, Other Author: CentraCare

CentraCare Health Weight Management Recipe


  • ½ cup skim milk
  • 2 Tbsp. pumpkin puree
  • 1 Tbsp. granulated sugar (you may use less sugar or substitute a low-calorie sugar substitute)
  • ¼ tsp. vanilla extract
  • ⅛ tsp. cinnamon
  • Pinch of nutmeg*
  • Pinch of ground ginger*
  • Pinch of ground cloves*
  • ½ cup strong hot coffee

*You may substitute ½ tsp. pumpkin pie spice for the nutmeg, ginger and cloves.


  1. In a small saucepan, over medium-high heat, whisk all ingredients except the coffee together until steaming hot and well combined.
  2. Pour mixture through a fine mesh strainer to remove any large pieces of pumpkin. You can skip this step, but you will have a bit of pumpkin at the bottom of your cup.
  3. Add coffee to a 12-ounce mug and pour in pumpkin and spice mixture.
  4. Stir. Sprinkle with cinnamon if desired.

Yield: 1 serving

Nutritional Information Per Serving
  • Calories: 145
  • Fat: 1 g.
  • Sat. Fat: 0 g.
  • Sodium: 60 mg
  • Carbs: 21 g.
  • Fiber: 3 g.
  • Protein: 5 g.

Exchanges per serving: 1½ Starch