While we understand and respect all of the reasons to drink coffee black, we’ve got no problems admitting that sometimes, a bit of creamer goes a long way.
We don’t just mean the store bought stuff, though. The products you find at your local grocery store are delicious, sure, but you’d be surprised how good homemade creamer can be, too! Unsure how to make it at home? No sweat! We’ve rounded up a few of our favorite recipes just for you. Regardless of your flavor preferences and dietary habits, there’s something on this list you’ll enjoy in your morning cup.
These days, adding oat milk to your drip brew or classic latte is all the rage, so it makes perfect sense that oat cream would be just as delicious! Don’t think Instant Veg’s easy oat cream recipe only works well in your morning joe; you can use it as a base for soups and salad dressings, too!
So, you love pumpkin spice creamer? Us, too! But there’s just one problem with the bottles of the stuff you’ll find on the shelf at the grocery store: most of them aren’t paleo-friendly. Instead of going on a wild goose chase for paleo products — one that may not even bear fruit, mind you — save yourself some time and make a pumpkin spice paleo creamer of your own! Confessions of an Overworked Mom’s recipe tells you exactly what to do; head on over to her site and check it out now!
Picture this: you’ve fired up the handy-dandy drip coffee maker, and now you’ve got a full pot of brew made with your favorite Brazilian beans. You poured yourself a mug of joe, but when you opened the fridge, you discovered you’re out of oat milk creamer! A trip to the store might mean you return home to lukewarm or cold coffee, but taking about five minutes to use Clean Eating Kitchen’s recipe here to whip up a batch of your own means you get to enjoy a rich, strong brew without having to forego your usual splash of creamer!
What if we told you there was a creamer that’s vegan, gluten-free, paleo-friendly, free of processed sugar and preservatives, and packed with healthy fats? Sounds too good to be true, right? Wrong! This coconut milk creamer is all of these things, plus it tastes great, too!
Now, we love a good store-bought as much as the next guy, but we’ll admit it: we’re not exactly crazy about the high sugar content of most of the products on the market today. That’s why we at Roasty are huge proponents of taking a DIY approach to creamer, as making your own is the best way to control exactly what goes in it.
There’s no better way to usher in the autumn season than with pumpkin-infused brew, and if you’re not into flavored coffees, a splash of pumpkin creamer is the best way to put the taste of fall into your cup. Though this homemade paleo vegan pumpkin creamer recipe is free of gluten, grain, dairy, and refined sugar, it’s packed with delicious flavor and tons of creaminess.
It’s no secret that the flavors of chocolate and peppermint creamer perfectly complement any cup of freshly brewed joe. But unfortunately, you can only find bottles of the stuff in-store during the winter months — a pretty big bummer if you’re craving minty mocha goodness any other time of the year. Thanks to this Fried Dandelions recipe, though, you can enjoy homemade peppermint mocha creamer anytime you want. It’s vegan, too!
The next recipe on our round-up is perfect for those who rely on cashew milk to meet all of their non-dairy milk alternative needs. Use a splash of the creamy nut milk to make your own festive peppermint creamer — the perfect addition to your cup on a chilly December morning.
If you hope to enjoy coffee shop-level pumpkin spice coffee but don’t want to pay coffee shop prices, we recommend making your pumpkin spice creamer; it may not taste exactly like the PSL you’d get from Starbucks, but it’s good enough to give you your much-needed pumpkin spice fix.
In the market for a classic fall creamer that has nothing to do with pumpkins? This vanilla nut flavored recipe from Veggie Inspired is a pretty worthy contender. The tastes of sweet vanilla, cashews, and dates are cozy and comforting, and the perfect addition to all of your favorite coffee drinks. Don’t just limit this stuff to the chilly fall season, though; it’s delicious year-round!
You’d probably be hard-pressed to find someone who doesn’t enjoy a good old Snickers bar. Many are such big fans of the candy that they’d eat a chocolate bar or two for breakfast if it was socially (and nutritionally) acceptable. That’s where this homemade Snickers coffee creamer recipe comes in handy — adding a splash of it to your morning joe will give you all of the excitement of having candy for breakfast without any of the judgment.
We aren’t just crazy about this coffee creamer recipe from An Edible Mosaic just because it’s vegan; we love it because it’s several different recipes rolled into one, giving you several different flavor options to choose from every time you make it. Whether you’re craving maple cinnamon, butterscotch, pumpkin spice, coconut, or something else, this recipe’s got you covered, and you can whip up a batch of this creamy creamer for pretty much every occasion or season.
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