If you follow a low-carb diet, you might have found yourself giving up cocktails along with the obvious things like bread and pasta. While there are some alcohols allowed on a keto diet, many cocktails are loaded with calories and sugar. This makes them something you definitely have to cut out.
Luckily, there are keto-friendly cocktails you can make, including this Keto Pumpkin Spice Cocktail that is bursting with pumpkin spice flavors and would be perfect for Halloween or a relaxing fall evening. Not only does the drink have actual canned pumpkin, but it also includes pumpkin pie spice for an added kick.
The recipe comes from Atkins, which also has a variety of other recipes perfect for fall, including almond pumpkin pancakes and pumpkin cheesecake. Take a look at the full recipe below:
Atkins Keto Pumpkin Spice Cocktail
Net Carbs: 1.03
2 ounces rum
1 tablespoon canned pumpkin
¼ teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
5 drops stevia liquid
Cinnamon stick and star anise for garnish
Shake together rum, pumpkin, pumpkin pie spice, and stevia in a jar with a tight-fitting lid. Place cinnamon stick and star anise on the rim of a glass for garnish, pour in the drink and serve.
If you’re not a fan of the popular fall flavor, these low-carb cocktails from author Kyndra Holley, including a mixed berry prosecco slushie and dill pickle martini, are perfect.
You can also buy keto-friendly zero-sugar canned Moscow mules from Reed’s. The first-ever alcoholic beverage for the brand, Reed’s Zero Sugar Classic Mule is made with real, fresh ginger root and contains 7% alcohol by volume with no artificial colors, gluten, GMOs or caffeine.
If you’re not looking for low-carb recipes, but do want a pumpkin drink, you may want to instead check out this Malibu Pumpkin Colada recipe. It has Malibu Original, pineapple juice, coconut cream, lime juice and pumpkin puree or juice.
If you’d rather have a pumpkin-flavored drink you don’t have to make yourself, Samuel Adams has a new Jack-O Pumpkin Ale, which features cinnamon and nutmeg aromas and seasonal spices to bring in the taste of freshly-baked pumpkin pie.
If you’re lucky enough to live in a state where it’s available, you can also buy pumpkin spice hard seltzer from the brand Vive.
Will you be trying out this keto-friendly pumpkin spice cocktail recipe from Atkins?
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