All the delicious taste, zero calories, zero carbs, no artificial ingredients

GILBERT, AZ (September 28, 2015) – In 2003, an annual trend based on existing tradition took the nation’s coffee cups by storm. Over the past twelve years, pumpkin and pumpkin spice flavors have become the new heralds of autumn and the holiday season. Pumpkin Spice Sweet Drops® from SweetLeaf® mean anyone can enjoy this fall favorite anytime… adding flavor to food and drinks without adding calories, carbs, or artificial ingredients.

Recipe-Pumpkin-Spice-Latte According to Nielsen, “70% of pumpkin-oriented grocery sales in the U.S. occurred between September and November.”1 Within the larger pumpkin category, Nielsen’s report also notes the Pumpkin Spice flavor is the second most popular choice in that spectrum. While some food trends tend to be somewhat random and making them more tenuous, the staying power of Pumpkin Spice comes from the relation to an existing annual occurrence. Its close tie to the fall holiday season gives Pumpkin Spice a sense of exclusivity, but also makes it cyclical—returning for a few months every year. SweetLeaf® Pumpkin Spice Sweet Drops®, however, are available year-round, offering delicious, comforting flavor to beverages like coffee and tea, foods like oatmeal and yogurt, and an endless variety of recipes.

SweetLeaf® Liquid Stevia Pumpkin Spice Sweet Drops® are made with organic stevia leaf extract. Just a few drops add sweet taste and the fall flavor consumers crave to recipes without adding calories, carbohydrates, or artificial ingredients.

To create a Pumpkin Spice Latte at home:

Simply Delicious Pumpkin Spice Latte

  • 1 cup milk, divided
  • 12 drops SweetLeaf® Liquid Stevia Pumpkin Spice Sweet Drops®
  • 1 Tbsp canned pumpkin
  • 1 tsp pumpkin pie spice, plus extra for sprinkling, if desired
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup brewed espresso

Whisk 1/2 cup milk, Pumpkin Spice Sweet Drops®, pumpkin puree, pumpkin pie spice, and vanilla extract in small saucepan over low heat. Simmer for 5 minutes.

Whisk remaining 1/2 cup milk and simmer, whisking continually, for 2 minutes. Add espresso and whisk until foamy—about 1 minute. Pour into a mug, and sprinkle with extra pumpkin pie spice, if desired.

Makes 1 serving.

Pumpkin Spice Sweet Drops® are available in natural foods and grocery stores around the nation and at Shopsweetleaf®.com.

For more information about SweetLeaf®, visit SweetLeaf®.com.

1 Riberi, Andrea. “Pumpkin Power!” The Nielsen Company. Last Modified October 1, 2013.
2 Tayag, Yasmin. “Will the Pumpkin Spice Trend Ever Die?” Huffpost Taste. Updated September 17, 2015.

About Wisdom Natural Brands®
Gilbert, Arizona-based Wisdom Natural Brands® is the parent company of two highly respected and award-winning consumer brands: SweetLeaf® Stevia Sweetener and Wisdom of the Ancients® herbal teas. SweetLeaf® is the natural stevia sweetener with zero calories, zero carbohydrates, non-glycemic response, no sugars and NO artificial sweeteners. The only stevia brand to be named a Top Wellness Company and to consistently win numerous global awards for taste and innovation, SweetLeaf® is sold in boxes containing 35 or 70 packets, as well as in SweetLeaf® Stevia® Shaker jars for easy home use and SweetLeaf® SteviaTabs® Dissolvable Tablets for on-the-go use. SweetLeaf® Stevia Sweetener is available in both natural and QAI certified organic. Offering consumers additional high-quality choices, SweetLeaf® Organics are sold in 35 and 70 count packet boxes and shaker jars. SugarLeaf®, also by Wisdom, bonds SweetLeaf® Stevia and cane sugar for a low-calorie sugar alternative that is perfect for baking and cooking. SugarLeaf® has 2/3 fewer calories than sugar. SweetLeaf® Liquid Stevia Sweet Drops® add flavor without calories or carbohydrates to favorite foods and beverages. Sweet Drops® also have NO artificial sweeteners. SweetLeaf® Water Drops® add delicious natural flavor to plain or sparkling water. For more information about SweetLeaf® products, recipes, the new SweetLeaf® cookbook, Cooking with SweetLeaf® Stevia, and more, visit ShopSweetLeaf®.com.

Wisdom of the Ancients® herbal teas, from energizing Yerba Maté Royale® to calming Rooibos and Sympacho®, are available in tea bags and come in a variety of refreshing flavors. Select varieties are also available with a touch of calorie-free stevia sweetener.

Wisdom of the Ancients also produces Cream of Coco®, a natural, sustainable bar soap derived from Mbocaya, an edible nut grown on the Paraguayan coco tree. Cream of Coco is great for all skin types and is ideal as a face and body wash. It’s even gentle enough for hand washing delicate fabrics.

SweetLeaf® and Wisdom of the Ancients products can be purchased online at Shopsweetleaf®.com or at grocery and health food stores throughout the U.S. and Canada.

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