Healthy Gingerbread Latte Recipe

by | Jan 2, 2020 | Nutrition, Recipe

This Gingerbread Latte recipe is the perfect, cozy homemade drink on a cold winter’s day.

Some of you are probably thinking…it’s so much easier to pick up a festive latte from Starbucks…rather than making your own, right?

But convenience comes at a price…a VERY high sugar price!

A regular Starbucks gingerbread latte has 38 grams of sugar, and a venti gingerbread latte, 49 grams of sugar.  The Starbucks festive drink with the highest sugar content is a grande gingerbread coffee frappuccino with skimmed milk; which comes in at a whopping 68.7 grams of sugar!

To put that in perspective, a glazed doughnut from Krispy Kreme contains 12.6 grams of sugar…so your Starbucks gingerbread drink may have the sugar content of between 3 and 6 donuts!

You can skip the trip to Starbucks and still enjoy this easy, delicious copycat coffee; with a significantly lower sugar content:

Gingerbread Latte Recipe

(makes: 1)

Ingredients:

2 cups almond milk
½ cup espresso
¼ teaspoon cinnamon
¼ teaspoon ginger
⅛ teaspoon nutmeg
1 tablespoon maple syrup

Directions:

1) Warm almond milk on a stovetop.

2) Whisk together almond milk, espresso, spices, and maple syrup for about 20-30 seconds.

3) Enjoy!!

Looking for more healthy recipes? Try this Healthy Hot Cocoa recipe!

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