Pop quiz: What has more sugar? A can of soda or a large pumpkin spice latte from a coffee house? Unfortunately for those devoted to this favorite Autumn drink, it’s the latter. These sweet drinks certainly come at a cost, both financially and within the realm of your health. If you’re ready to ditch the sugar, try our Homemade Keto Zone® Pumpkin Spice!
Not only does this delicious spice mix use only 5 all-natural spices, it’s also sugar-free! You can add it to just about anything, from coffee to desserts to snacks.
Here’s how to make it, and the amazing things it can do for you!
Use Keto Zone Pumpkin Spice to flavor Keto Zone Super-Seed Overnight “Oatmeal” , Keto Zone Pumpkin Pie Cheesecake, Keto Zone Pumpkin Spice Latte, Triple-Superfood Spice Nuts , Keto Zone Vanilla Whipped Cream and Roasted Pumpkin Seeds.
Sure, you could buy pumpkin spice flavoring, syrup, or sugars. But if you did, you’d not only succumb to drinking spoonfuls of sugar, you’d also miss out on the amazing benefits of real spices.
On the other hand, real Homemade Pumpkin Spice is full of ingredients that boast powerful, potent nutritional compounds. Each of the five spices is beneficial for human health. Here’s how.
First, there’s ginger. Ginger contains gingerols, powerful compounds known for many medicinal functions. In addition to fighting joint pain, ginger offers these health benefits:
Read more about ginger’s benefits here.
Next, cinnamon is a powerful antioxidant food. It is also one of the oldest and most popular spices on the plant. In fact, cinnamon:
Read more about these amazing benefits here.
Cloves are a vibrantly colored and aromatic spice. They contain a robust volatile oil called eugenol. Amazingly, in the human body cloves:
Much like cloves and the other spices listed here, nutmeg has compounds that work at the cellular level to improve health. Nutmeg’s medicinal volatile oils include myristicin, elemicin, eugenol, and safrole. Nutmeg:
In traditional medicinal practices, nutmeg is also thought to encourage healthy blood pressure, circulation, and digestion.
Too much nutmeg can be dangerous, though. It can actually have toxic effects when used in very large amounts, and especially in the form of volatile oils (rather than dried spices). When used in small amounts culinary preparations such as our Homemade Keto Zone Pumpkin Spice, there is very little risk. But if using them in other formulations, speak to an expert in the field or your health care professional to make sure you are not getting too large a dose (19).
In every black peppercorn, there lies within a compound called piperine, potent antioxidants, and anti-inflammatory components. When consumed, piperine:
You can also get piperine in this amazing supplement!
If you pull up to a fast food window and order a drink with pumpkin spice, you’re not getting the real deal. On the other hand, the real deal offers a plethora of nutrients that work tirelessly in the body to promote health. Don’t skip our Homemade Keto Zone Pumpkin Spice. Instead, sprinkle it on everything this Halloween!