With the cooler fall weather officially here to stay, and the leaves on the trees beginning to change color, it is time to break out the cozy sweaters, woolen socks, and of course everything that is pumpkin spice! While not everyone loves pumpkin spice as much as I do, there are many who can agree that it is simply not fall without that delicious smell in the air.
If you’re looking to treat yourself to a drink that leaves you feeling warm, cozy, and wonderfully relaxed, then you need to try this CBD infused pumpkin spice latte. The combination of caffeine and CBD has been found to have a calming yet energizing effect on people. They report feeling alert and awake, without the jitters that caffeine can sometimes cause. CBD is rapidly gaining recognition as a natural solution to anxiety, and enjoying a dose of CBD in your morning coffee makes for a great start to the day. So, grab your favorite flannel shirt and woolen socks, and cozy up with a good book and this delicious pumpkin spice latte.
Makes 2 lattes.
2 cups of whole milk (almond milk works well too)
¼ cup pumpkin puree
2 Tbsp sugar
½ tsp pumpkin pie spice blend
1 tsp pure vanilla extract
1 cup strong brewed hot coffee
1 mL Verima’s original CBD tincture
Whipped cream (optional)
Cinnamon stick (for garnish)
Combine the milk, pumpkin puree, sugar, pumpkin pie spice blend, and vanilla extract in a saucepan.
Heat over medium heat, just until hot. Do not boil.
While this is heating, prepare your strong brewed hot coffee.
Use an electric mixer or milk steamer to froth the milk mixture until foamy.
Pour hot coffee into mugs, about half full.
Add the CBD tincture to the coffee and stir well.
Pour the milk mixture on top.
Top with whipped cream, a sprinkle of pumpkin pie spice blend, and a cinnamon stick.
Sit back, relax, and sip on this cozy beverage!