Warm Up With Fall Drinks!

Profile photo of Whitney-C

Posted October 10, 2012 by Whitney Calk

It’s officially fall, you guys! I don’t know about you, but one of my favorite things about this time of the year is the seasonal drinks. My day isn’t complete until I’m holding a warm mug of something that smells and tastes like pumpkin and/or general cidery goodness.

You probably know by now that Starbucks’ infamous Pumpkin Spice Latte isn’t vegan (even if you order it with soy milk and no whipped cream, there’s still condensed nonfat milk in the pumpkin spice mix.  :-(

The good news? You make your own veganized Pumpkin Spice Latte at home with this recipe.


Want to whip up some other tasty fall drinks right at home? Get your favorite mug ready, and check out these recipes:

Spiced Cider
1 gallon apple cider
1 cup orange juice
1/2 tsp. orange extract
1/2 tsp. lemon extract
1 tsp. cinnamon
2 tsp. whole cloves
1 tsp. whole allspice
1 Tbsp. agave nectar
1 orange, thinly sliced

  • Place all the ingredients in a large saucepan or Dutch oven. Cover. Heat to a boil and then reduce the heat and simmer for 20 minutes.
  • Strain into a large punch bowl. Serve hot or cold.

Hot Spiced Cranberry Punch
2 qts. cranberries
2 qts. water
1 cup maple syrup
4 cinnamon sticks
1 tsp. whole cloves
1 lemon, cut into thin slices
1 cup orange juice
1 dash nutmeg

  • Cook the cranberries in water until the skins pop. Strain through a sieve or blend in a blender.
  • Add the maple syrup, cinnamon, and cloves and boil for 2 minutes.
  • Remove from the heat and add the lemon slices and orange juice.
  • Sprinkle with the nutmeg and serve hot.

So, what’s your favorite fall drink?

Tags: ,



Post a Comment

Please log in to comment.

Your email address will not be published.

Connect with Facebook

Your email address will not be published.

Connect with Facebook

  • Profile photo of SkiVegChick

    990 days ago

    VN:F [1.9.22_1171]


    Mmmm <3 and dont forget salt caremal vegan hot chocolate!

  • Profile photo of Mchll

    991 days ago

    VN:F [1.9.22_1171]


    Aw man, I’ve been drinking that pumpkin latte for the past few years! That might explain why I got a stomachache afterwards. Good thing I can make my own now!

  • Profile photo of asphodelrain30612

    992 days ago

    VN:F [1.9.22_1171]


    I couldn’t make it through fall without pumpkin coffee, apple cider and mint tea.

US & Canada: Sign up for Mobile!

Games, freebies, events in your area & more

Mobile #

  I agree to the full texting T&Cs. Msg and data rates may apply. Text HELP for help, text STOP to end. Up to 10 msgs/month.

Follow Us

Top Commenters

  • Profile photo of MischaMoo

    Born and bred in Britain. I've always lived with animals and loved finding out new information/ caring about them. I currently do eat meat although I am not a huge lover and I do intend on going vegetarian when I'm older. I've always wanted to support charities and I am the head fund raiser at my school. I am looking forward to supporting Peta and becoming a member of their Street Team!

  • Profile photo of karmaqueen
  • Profile photo of ash211
  • Profile photo of lizziebrooke1
  • Profile photo of jkjoseph

    Veggie burgers are the best :) Cambridge UK

  • Profile photo of BatmanCooper
  • Profile photo of kouyoumari
  • Profile photo of masterfmx
  • Profile photo of meg4animals

    Just living, protecting animals as I go about it. Strong morals,rights for every living thing.

  • Profile photo of PannaBear


  • Profile photo of roni-star

    I'm crazy weirdo who seems sweet but that can flip like a switch if you get on my bad side.