This Pumpkin Spice Latte Custard Shake is packed with flavor and protein! Perfect for the keto diet and for Trim Healthy Mamas it’s an S with a Deep S option.
I woke up this morning and there was a little nip in the air!
No, it wasn’t just the AC that we still have cranking. This was a little bit of chill in the outside air.
I even put on a lightweight sweater while sitting on the porch. So it must be time to bring on all things pumpkin spice, don’t you agree?
I think you’re gonna love this delicious Pumpkin Spice Latte Custard Shake recipe!
And it’s low carb.
Plus it’s packed with protein!
Did I mention the pumpkin spice?
Why Should You Make This Pumpkins Spice Latte Custard Shake?
If you’re in the mood for the taste of fall, then this delicious shake recipe is for you!
Or maybe you want a breakfast or snack that you can whip up in less than five minutes? Yup, I’ve got you covered with this yummy custard shake.
If you follow Trim Healthy Mama and are doing a fuel cycle, this Deep S option will make your taste buds sing!
Did I ever tell you that one of my daughters used to think the word was “taste bugs?” Well she did. Oh, how I miss those sweet innocent days! But I digress…
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Ingredients in the Pumpkin Spice Latte Custard Shake
- coconut oil
- unsweetened almond milk
- brewed coffee (or chai tea)
- canned pumpkin puree (omit when making Deep S version)
- vanilla extract
- pumpkin spice
- THM Gentle Sweet (or equivalent sweetener)
- THM Pristine Whey Potein Powder or THM Integral Collagen
- mineral salt
- ice cubes
I include brewed coffee in the recipe because it’s sort of a key ingredient in the famous Pumpkin Spice Latte. However, if you’re not a fan of coffee, no worries! I love how this custard shake tastes when I make it with brewed chai tea instead of the coffee. In fact, I might like it a little better with the chai tea!
The key ingredient in any custard is egg. Eggs are what gives the custard its color and its rich flavor. I love that they’re also a great source of protein! This shake boasts 23 grams of protein, making it a healthy breakfast option.
How Can the Pumpkin Spice Latte Custard Shake be Considered a “Deep S”?
Trim Healthy Mama is a lifestyle where you separate your fuels. In a nutshell, when we eat healthy carbs, we avoid fat; when we eat fats, we avoid healthy carbs. You can read more about our experiences with Trim Healthy Mama here.
Meals that include fat are considered S meals (the S stands for satisfying). It’s easy to fall into the trap of loading up an S meal with lots of fat. I’ve definitely done that!
Deep S meals strip out certain kinds of fats (in particular, fat from dairy and nuts), and also contain virtually no carbs.
When should you have a Deep S meal? Honestly, you should include deep S meals throughout the week. These types of meals help you not overdo the kinds of fats that can lead to stalls.
Deep S meals are also a vital part of a fuel cycle, another tool to help if you find yourself at a weightloss plateau or stall. Speaking of stalls, you might like my tips for breaking a THM stall.
The Deep S meal is what Pearl and Serene recommend as a “reset” if you indulge in off-plan foods at a meal! Because sometimes when you follow this lifestyle, it’s gonna happen.
Fairly soon after beginning Trim Healthy Mama I found a recipe for a vanilla custard shake. It tasted so good! But the amount of fat and protein in it was too high for me. I began tweaking the recipe and playing around with other flavor combinations which is how I ended up with this PSL version!
I love that this recipe makes a really big shake! It’s enough to be a full meal, or snack on its own. If you choose to have one after a meal, you may want to cut the recipe in half.
Pumpkin Spice Latte Custard Shake Recipe
Pumpkin Spice Latte Custard Shake – THM Deep S
- 2 large eggs
- 1 Tbsp Coconut Oil
- 1/2 cup unsweetened almond milk
- 1/2 cup brewed coffee can use brewed chai tea instead
- 2 Tbsp canned pumpkin puree OMIT when making Deep S version
- 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
- 1/4 tsp pumpkin pie spice
- 1 pinch mineral salt
- 4 tsp THM Gentle Sweet or equivalent low carb sweetener
- 2 Tbsp Pristine Whey Protein Powder or 1-1/2 Tbsp THM Integral Collagen
- 2 cups ice cubes
- In a small frying pan over medium heat, scramble 2 eggs in 1 Tablespoon of coconut oil until set.
- Place all ingredients except the protein powder or collagen, including the scrambled eggs, in a blender or blender cup. Blend on high for 45-60 seconds until completely blended. Add protein powder or collagen and blend an additional 5-10 seconds.
- Pour shake into a cup and sprinkle with additional pumpkin pie spice or ground nutmeg
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