As the cooler season closes in, you may find yourself craving cozy warming drinks usually found at your closest Starbucks.
Unfortunately, these drinks are loaded with sugar which can increase oil in your skin leading to breakouts, as well as break down collagen in your skin putting you at risk for wrinkles. You'll also find milk in these drinks, which causes inflammation in the body and can cause hormonal imbalances which again, affects your skin.
You shouldn't have to skip these decadent drinks completely though, so keep reading for 3 healthier alternatives that taste just as good as your favourites!
''Tis the season of pumpkin spice and everything nice, and nothing says fall like a pumpkin spice latte!
This creamy dreamy version uses rich coconut milk to create its thick, decadent finish. Coconut milk is packed with healthy fats that will hydrate your skin cells, reduce inflammation and promote a healthy beautiful glow.
Maple syrup adds a Canadian flair and it's all natural so you can enjoy the sweetness without the guilt!
Pumpkin purée is the star ingredient and is jam-packed with vitamins and antioxidants to fight free radicals and leave you glowing for days.
You know it's Fall when your hot chocolate starts to taste a little minty, and this recipe will already start to get you in the Festive spirit!
You can use coconut or almond milk in this dairy free version and rich cocoa will provide your skin with plenty of antioxidants. Did you know that cocoa is also wonderful for boosting your spirits?
Maple syrup and a dash of pure peppermint completes this delicious treat!
Okay so you may be wondering how this one can get any healthier. You might however, be surprised to learn that apple cider is often packed with added sugar even though it's already sweet with natural fruit sugars.
Try this healthier version, which uses maple to sweeten unsweetened apple cider and complete the autumnal look with a decorative cinnamon stick.
We hope you give these recipes a try, because you won't be disappointed!
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