Autumn makes me crave warm comfort foods like pumpkin. I love the smell of pumpkin desserts when baking; the delicious aroma makes the whole house smell divine. Coffee shops have also created trendy and seasonal drinks that keep us coming back, and the Pumpkin Spice Latte is one of them.
The Pumpkin Spice Latte is very popular during the autumn and into Thanksgiving. This flavorful coffee is made with an espresso and a plethora of fall spice flavors, steamed milk, topped with a dollop of whipped cream. As a vegan, I have to make my own at home, and I found a delicious recipe that’s flavorful and satisfying.
Most of us tend to think of pumpkins as no more than a Halloween decoration or a Thanksgiving pie filling, but you may want to rethink and revisit this chubby orange plant.
Pumpkins are an extremely nutrient-dense food, meaning it is chock-full of vitamins and minerals but low on calories. Pumpkin can be incorporated into our diet through many creative ways, including desserts, soups, salads, preserves and even a Latte. Pumpkin season is here so instead of carving it, cook it up and eat it!
Pumpkin is one of the best-known sources of beta-carotene, a powerful antioxidant known to give orange vegetables and fruits their vibrant color and which is converted to vitamin A in the body. Did you know consuming foods rich in beta-carotene may reduce the risk of developing certain types of cancer, offer protection against asthma and heart disease, and delay aging and body degeneration? In short, pumpkins rock.