Holiday Diet: Pumpkin Spice Latte Alternative

Don’t kill your diet over the holidays: Pumpkin Spice Latte Alternative

My boyfriend (also a Beachbody Coach) asked me this morning what he should write about for his latest blog post.  I immediately and without hesitation told him “Pumpkin – there is pumpkin in everything this time of year!  It is so hard to resist it all”

Do you find yourself at Starbucks ordering a Pumpkin Spice Latte with whipped cream and also ordering a pumpkin Muffin or Pumpkin Scone to go with it?  Do you know what is in your drink?  I know you want to splurge over the holidays, but this is not the best use of your splurge calories….

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Or how about that Carby-creation?   This is the Scone…

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Looking for a pumpkin spice FIX without the nearly 700 calories?   So you still want Pumpkin in Everything still?


  • 1 packet vanilla Shakeology
  • few drops vanilla extract
  • 1/4-1/2 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice mix
  • 8oz water or unsweetened almond milk
  • (optional: 2T plain canned pumpkin puree)
  • Blend with ice
  • Or, if you want to try it warm, just don’t go over 115-120 degrees.  No reason to kill off some of the great pro-biotics it provides you!
  • ONLY 220 – 320 calories!!!

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