Keto Pumpkin Spice Bulletproof Coffee

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Briana

Last updated on November 23rd, 2020

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This Keto Pumpkin Spice Bulletproof Latte is so easy to make at home, with a fraction of the sugar of store bought. Add in some extra nutrients and adaptogens to keep your brain function in top shape, and avoid those afternoon crashed. Our version has only 2.5g of sugar, and a total of 4.7g net carbs. Compare that to an average grande Starbucks PSL, that has a whopping 50g of sugar!


keto pumpkin spice coffee with whipped cream and drizzle

Don’t let anyone tell you there’s such a thing as too much pumpkin spice. They can call you basic, they can say whatever they want. You can take comfort in knowing that they are probably just denying themselves this delicious fall keto coffee drink because they’re worried about the sugar in store bought versions. 😉

What they don’t know is that making your keto pumpkin spice coffee at home can supercharge it, for a fraction of the price, with very little sugar involved! In fact, our version has less than 3 grams of sugar in it. Plus, it’s packed with nutrients and adaptogens, giving you super brain power, and a yummy creaminess.

You might have noticed that we have quite the affinity for pumpkin flavored things in our home. If you’re not a big pumpkin fan this time of year, just keep scrolling and we’re sure we’ll draw you in with something else. Take these healthy keto apple crumble bars, for instance. We’ll share with you some tips and tricks about how to make the best keto pumpkin spice coffee ever, as well as some more creative ways to use pumpkin puree this fall.

Here’s What We Used For This Keto Pumpkin Spice Bulletproof Coffee:​

What Is Bone Broth Protein?

We used our favorite pumpkin spice bone broth protein by Ancient Nutrition in this recipe. We love using Ancient Nutrition’sBone Broth Protein Powders in our day to day. This Bone Broth Protein powder is a nutritional powerhouse. Each scoop contains 20g of protein plus collagen type II (which naturally contains glucosamine, chondroitin, and hyaluronic acid) and 19 amino acids. Long story short – their Bone Broth Protein offers the same gut, joint, and skin support of traditional bone broth in an easy-to-mix powder. It tastes amazing and is also easy for the body to digest!

This no-fuss protein powder is made from all non-GMO, cage free, cruelty free sources and never has any added hormones. Just one scoop of this vanilla bone broth protein contains 20g of protein, and only 2g of net carbs. We love adding it to our keto apple spice noatmeal recipe, but it’s also great in smoothies, in these keto pumpkin pancakes, coffee and baked goods! They make some savory flavors, as well as a “pure” flavor that is essentially just unflavored that you can use in soups, and more. If you don’t have bone broth protein, you can use our code ‘AFullLiving’ for 20% off your first purchase (excludes subscriptions) on Ancient Nutrition’s website.

We did receive free product that we used to make this post. As Ancient Nutrition ambassadors, we receive free product and can share our honest opinions about them. We also occasionally participate in sponsored campaigns with the brand over on Instagram!

drizzling top of pumpkin spice latte with whipped cream and syrup


How Do I Make My Own Pumpkin Spice Blend?

Pumpkin pie spice is easy to make at home with just a few spices! You can also buy it easily at almost any store in the fall season. Here’s some on Amazon. To make your own pumpkin pie spice, combine 4 tbsp of ground cinnamon, 1 tbsp ground ginger, 1 tbsp ground nutmeg, 2 tsp ground allspice, 2 tsp ground cloves and a bit of ground cardamom, try about 1/4 tsp (if you want, we love cardamom!) As always, adjust seasonings to taste.

Is Pumpkin Puree Low Carb and Keto?

People often get tripped up on whether or not a food is “keto” or not. Ketosis is a metabolic state, and everyone is a little different. Chamere can eat a higher carb allotment than me and stay in ketosis, so basically, the answer is that yes, pumpkin puree is low carb and keto friendly in most instances! Just watch out for any sugar additives that some brands may have. Most canned pumpkin puree is pumpkin only, so you don’t have to worry. For 1/2 cup of the standard pumpkin puree that we use in this recipe, there are 10 total carbs and 3g fiber, making 7g net carbs. Divide this across 4 servings and you can see why pumpkin is easily considered keto friendly! Pumpkin is a good source of fiber, and is also very high in nutrients like Vitamin C, A, E, folate and antioxidants. Read more here!

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What Is Bulletproof Coffee, and How Does This Keto Pumpkin Spice Bulletproof Coffee Make Me Feel?

Bulletproof coffee is taking the keto community (and many other healthy eating and wellness communities) by storm, and for good reason! Bulletproof coffee is a high fat (and super creamy, delicious!!) coffee filled with healthy fats. Often called butter coffee, the fats use in bulletproof coffee can vary, but often you will find grassfed butter, cream, MCT oil, and/or coconut oil to create a creamy, delicious blend. We also added Navitas Organics superfood adaptogens blend with ashwagandha and reishi mushrooms.

Trust us when we say, this is not your average pumpkin spice latte. It will keep you satiated, alert and focused all day, without the regular caffeine crash. It’s rumored that bulletproof coffee can increase brain function and focus, and suppress your appetite. We can say for ourselves we find this to be true, and we love drinking butter coffee every now and then! This keto pumpkin spice bulletproof coffee is the way to go in terms of taste and brain function.

Other Keto Pumpkin Recipes:

Tools We Used For This Recipe:

drizzly pumpkin spice bulletproof latte

Want to get supplies for this recipe or shop our keto kitchen or pantry? We’ve linked our favorites above and right here in our Amazon Store!  A Full Living is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associate program, an affiliate advertising program designed to promote a means for sites to earn advertising fees by linking products to amazon.com. We only share products we use and love. It doesn’t cost you anything extra to shop using our links, but we earn a small commission that helps us keep this site going! 


How to Make This Keto Pumpkin Spice Bulletproof Coffee:

In a saucepan, add your grassfed butter, sweetener, and pumpkin puree. Cook over medium-low heat whisking to combine. Add in pumpkin pie spice, your superfood blend, and some salt. Stir to combine and then pour in your coffee.

Add in the bone broth protein powder, whisking consistently, until there are no clumps. Pour in the heavy whipping cream and whisk, allow to warm, about 3 minutes. Transfer the keto pumpkin spice bulletproof coffee mixture into two mugs.

Top with whipped cream, and optional ChocZero pumpkin pie syrup or our keto salted caramel syrup.

If you get a chance to try this recipe, let us know what you think, would ya?! Leave us a comment, or catch up with us on Facebook or Instagram, or pin to your favorite Pinterest board for later. We love sharing your versions of our creations over on Instagram @afullliving!

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Until Next Time,
Briana & Chamere

Keto Pumpkin Spice Bulletproof Coffee
Cook Time
5 mins
Total Time
5 mins
 

This Keto Pumpkin Spice Bulletproof Latte is so easy to make at home, with a fraction of the sugar of store bought. Add in some extra nutrients and adaptogens to keep your brain function in top shape, and avoid those afternoon crashed. Our version has only 2.5g of sugar, and a total of 4.7g net carbs. Compare that to an average grande Starbucks PSL, that has a whopping 50g of sugar!

Course: Breakfast, Drinks
Cuisine: American
Keyword: coffee, easy keto, fall, keto, pumpkin
Servings: 2 servings
Calories: 329 kcal
Author: Briana
Ingredients
  • 60 grams pure pumpkin puree
  • 3 tbsp grass fed salted butter
  • 3 tbsp confectioners sugar replacement of choice (or to taste)
  • 1 tsp superfood adaptogen blend (optional, but recommended)
  • 1 tsp pumpkin pie spice (or to taste)
  • 1/2 tsp kosher salt (or to taste)
  • 16 oz strong brewed coffee
  • 1 scoop pumpkin pie bone broth protein, around 50 grams (optional)
  • 2 oz heavy whipping cream
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
Instructions
  1. In a saucepan, combine grass fed butter, pumpkin puree, and swerve confectioners. Melt and whisk together. Add in your salt, pumpkin pie spice, and superfood adaptogen blend, stir to combine.

  2. Pour in coffee, then whisk in your bone broth protein until there are no clumps. Add in the heavy whipping cream, then vanilla. Warm through for about 3 minutes.

  3. Remove from heat and pour into mugs. Top with whipped cream, pumpkin pie syrup and/or salted caramel sauce. Enjoy!

Recipe Notes

Macros: These macros are estimated using MyFitnessPal and are provided as a courtesy. We cannot guarantee the accuracy. 

Makes 2 servings, 329 calories per serving, 28g of fat, 2g sugar, 6g total carbs, 1g fiber, making 5g net carbs. 

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