The weather is FINALLY starting to feel like fall. Even if just with the slightest drop in temperature. But, it doesn’t matter, football is back! Thanksgiving is just around the corner and we are ready for ‘pumpkin everything’! Pumpkin spiced lattes, pumpkin pancakes, pumpkin carving; if it involves pumpkins it’s happening right now.
At Starbucks, perhaps one of the most anticipated dates of the year is when Pumpkin Spiced Lattes make their fall appearance. It has become a sort of staple for the fall. Once Pumpkin Spiced Lattes hit the menu, Fall has officially begun. But it’s not just about the lattes. Try the Nitro Cold Brew with Pumpkin Cream Cold Foam. It’s sweetened with vanilla syrup, topped with a pumpkin cream cold foam and a dusting of pumpkin spice topping. There’s also their Pumpkin Cream Cold Brew, which is sweetened with vanilla syrup, topped with a pumpkin cream cold foam and of course, a dusting of pumpkin spice topping. Drive through the Starbucks on the corner of Midway and Belt Line to get yours. www.starbucks.com
If you want to grab a pumpkin to carve or to make a delicious pumpkin pie from scratch, head to Whole Foods to get your pick. They also have pumpkin spice latte popcorn, roasted and salted pumpkin seeds, and pumpkin spice cheesecake sandwich cremes. If you are doing paleo, they have you covered with paleo pumpkin spice pancake and waffle mix available for purchase. www.wholefoodsmarket.com
Speaking of waffles, The Original Pancake House is now serving their signature Pumpkin Pancakes! They’re only available for a limited time so you have to hurry in! if you are looking for something a bit lighter, try their Pumpkin Patch Crepe. They are filled with pumpkin cream cheese and topped with pecans and then drizzled and dusted with powdered sugar. www.ophdfw.com
Do you have a favorite pumpkin recipe? Carving idea? Share it with us in the comments section below.