Pumpkin Spice

Tooth-Friendly Pumpkin Spice Latte

Serves: 1
Time: 5 – 10 minutes

 

Ingredients:

  • 8 ounces of coffee brewed with a dash of cinnamon and nutmeg
    • Tooth-Friendly Perk: These spices can add flavour, reducing or replacing sweetener in your drink
  • Four tablespoons of pumpkin puree
    • Tooth-Friendly Perk: Pumpkin is filled with vitamin A, which helps strengthen tooth enamel
  • ½ cup of low-fat milk
    • Tooth-Friendly Perk: Milk contains vitamin D and calcium, which strengthen teeth and bones, preventing tooth loss
  • 1 teaspoon of pumpkin pie spice
  • 1 teaspoon of vanilla or almond extract
  • 2-3 drops of agave nectar or honey, if desired
  • Sprinkle of cinnamon and nutmeg

Directions:

  1. Mix milk with pumpkin puree in a saucepan and heat over stovetop at medium heat.
  2. Remove mixture from heat and stir in vanilla, pumpkin pie spice and agave nectar.
  3. Froth mixture using a milk frother or blender.
  4. Combine mixture with freshly brewed coffee in a large mug.
  5. Top with cinnamon and nutmeg.
  6. Sip and enjoy!
  7. Drink a glass of water afterward to help wash sugar and acid from your teeth.