9 Paleo Pumpkin Spice Recipes Because It’s Finally PSL Season
By: Rebecca Paredes
Cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves, ginger — is it even fall without the warm, inviting scent of pumpkin spice? Fortunately, you don’t have to skip on this crowd-pleasing spice just because you’re living a healthy lifestyle. Say hello to cooler temperatures with these better-for-you treats, including a pumpkin spice latte that won’t wreck your blood sugar and a paleo pumpkin pie that everyone will love. Remember, if you make one of these recipes, snap a pic and tag Bulletproof!
The problem with traditional pumpkin spice lattes is that they’re loaded with excess sugar, which isn’t part of a balanced diet. The Bulletproof pumpkin spice latte is different. It’s made with naturally sweetened pumpkin puree, vanilla and coconut milk, plus quality fats from Bulletproof Brain Octane oil and Bulletproof Grass-Fed Ghee. Want it sweeter? Add xylitol or stevia, two alternative sweeteners that won’t give you a sugar crash.
Who says pumpkin spice is just for desserts? Start your day on an awesome note with healthy fats, protein and fiber to keep you full and satisfied. This recipe is a great way to sneak more veggies into your diet: Cauliflower and zucchini make the smoothie creamy and thick, without tasting like a salad. Instead, it’s sweetened with Bulletproof Vanilla Collagen Protein, pumpkin puree, pumpkin spice, coconut milk and Bulletproof MitoSweet or stevia.
These pancakes taste like they belong in a luxurious Sunday morning spread, but they’re ultra-easy to make on a weekday: Just throw all the ingredients into a blender and cook in a buttered skillet. Serve them with a generous helping of grass-fed butter — yum.
Made with almond flour, arrowroot or potato starch and (of course) pumpkin puree, these gluten-free doughnuts are perfect when paired with a hot, creamy cup of Bulletproof Coffee. Add your favorite mix-ins to make this recipe your own, like dark chocolate chips, coconut flakes or a crumbled Bulletproof Collagen Protein Bar.
Few things smell quite as good as fresh-baked bread, and this paleo pumpkin bread recipe is no exception. Top a warm, soft slice with a generous smear of grass-fed butter and pair with a cup of freshly brewed coffee: You’ll feel like pumpkin-spice royalty. As a bonus, this recipe also features green banana flour or plantain flour, which are great sources of gut-friendly resistant starch.
Looking for a wholesome treat that tastes gourmet but takes just 10 minutes to mix together? This recipe is for you. These scones are sweet, light and made for dunking on a fall morning. The chocolate glaze is optional; mix it up with your favorite toppings, like sea salt, berries or coconut flakes.
These soft, chewy bites are equal parts sweet and satisfying thanks to ingredients like vanilla, pumpkin puree and Bulletproof Collagen Protein. Make these no-bake treats in a flash and enjoy them all week long — they keep perfectly well in the freezer.
Packed with healthy fats and protein, keto fat bombs are an easy snack that’ll keep you satisfied for hours. These pumpkin spice fat bombs taste like mini cheesecake bites with subtle sweetness from pumpkin puree, coconut, ground cinnamon and Vanilla Collagen Protein. Pro tip: These also freeze well, so make a big batch and stash a few for later.
Sounds weird. Tastes amazing. True to their name, sweet potatoes are naturally sweet, and they pair well with the warm, inviting flavors in pumpkin spice seasoning. This dish does double-duty on the dinner table: Serve them with savory beef stew or chicken legs as a sweet side dish, or pair them with chocolate dipping sauce (included in the recipe) for a decadent dessert.
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