Pumpkin Pie Spice Recipe
Having a good pumpkin pie spice recipe for fall is always a good idea. Especially if you like pumpkin spice everything during the fall months! If you have the ingredients or are willing to get the ingredients, this 5-ingredient pumpkin pie spice recipe is even yummier than the 3-ingredient pumpkin spice recipe. However, there is an interesting observation made after making and using the delicious 3-ingredient pumpkin pie spice recipe.
The 3-ingredient pumpkin pie spice recipe tastes like a restaurant quality pumpkin dessert to me. At the time of my eating restaurant pumpkin desserts, this simple flavor seemed like a decadent treat to me! So, it is kind of funny that the “restaurant quality taste” that I enjoyed so much seems to be a simple 3-ingredient pumpkin pie spice recipe. I guess our palates can appreciate a change in taste every once in a while…with more ingredients or simply with less ingredients.
Well, while I totally enjoyed the flavor of the simple pumpkin spice recipe, I can definitely appreciate the added depth of flavor that this incredibly delicious pumpkin pie spice recipe provides! It is yummy and loaded with even more “feel good” spices to lift our mood and make us feel good during the fall. The spices used to make this pumpkin pie spice recipe literally make us feel good physically, mentally, and emotionally.
Physically, most of these spices will promote increased blood flow. The increase in blood flow will not only help keep you warm this fall and winter, but it can help reduce blood pressure and blood sugar levels as well. So, use any pumpkin spice (homemade or purchased) with caution if you are on a medication for your blood pressure or your blood sugar.
The ingredients used in this pumpkin pie spice recipe includes cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg, cloves, and allspice. I could probably talk for days about all the variety of health benefits that each spice provides. So, I will just stop here for now.
- Cinnamon – Cinnamon smells and tastes wonderful! However, one of the cinnamon health benefits is that it can reduce blood sugar levels in people with diabetes.
- Ginger – A ginger powder also provides a very distinct smell. Two noteworthy health benefits of ginger are that it (1) naturally warms the body and (2) can be a profound remedy for all kinds of gastrointestinal problems – from alleviating morning sickness to post chemotherapy treatment nausea to general gastrointestinal intestinal issues.
- Nutmeg – Nutmeg can help improve the health of the brain. However, there are many additional nutmeg health benefits as well.
- Cloves – One of the health benefits of cloves is that they are a potent antibacterial. this is definitely a good thing with cold and flu season.
- Allspice – Allspice tastes like a combination of nutmeg, cinnamon, and cloves. Therefore, many of allspice health benefits are similar to some of the aforementioned.
- Cardamom (Optional) – The cardamom spice adds a wonder aroma a flavor to this pumpkin pie spice recipe! One of the health benefits of cardamom is that it can help lower high blood pressure.
Pumpkin Pie Spice Recipe
- Add all spices to a storage container.
- Then, cover jar with a lid and shake.
You may also want to try the simple pumpkin spice recipe. I hope you enjoy this pumpkin pie spice recipe.