Healthy Homemade Coffee Creamer (3 ingredients)

Ditch unhealthy store-bought coffee creamers and learn how to make them yourself with only three ingredients! My healthy homemade coffee creamer recipe is incredibly easy to make and customize according to your taste and needs. In addition, it is completely refined sugar-free, dairy-free, vegan, gluten-free, and keto-friendly. In short, it is simply suitable for everyone! 💗


Why You Should Ditch Store-Bought Coffee Creamers -and Try My Recipe Instead! 🤫

Ditching store-bought coffee creamers in favor of homemade alternatives like my recipe offers numerous benefits for your health, taste buds, and the environment.

Here’s why you should make the switch!

  1. Healthier Ingredients: Store-bought coffee creamers often contain a laundry list of artificial flavors, colors, preservatives, and other additives. By making your creamer at home, you have full control over the ingredients, allowing you to use wholesome, natural, and nutrient-rich options like unsweetened almond milk, coconut oil, and natural flavorings.
  2. Reduced Sugar Content: Many commercial coffee creamers are loaded with added sugars and artificial sweeteners. This contributes to excess calories and spiking blood sugar levels. Homemade creamers can be sweetened to your preference using natural sweeteners like maple syrup, honey, or monk fruit sweetener, helping to reduce your overall sugar intake.
  3. Customizable Flavors: Store-bought creamers often offer limited flavor options, many of which are artificial or overly sweet. With homemade creamers, you have the freedom to experiment with a wide range of natural flavorings like cinnamon, cocoa, vanilla, and spices. This allows you to tailor your creamer to your taste preferences and seasonal cravings.
  4. Freshness and Quality: Homemade coffee creamer is made fresh and contains no added preservatives, ensuring optimal taste, quality, and freshness with every sip. Plus, you can use high-quality ingredients and adjust the recipe to suit your dietary needs and preferences, guaranteeing a superior coffee experience!
  5. Environmental Benefits: Making your coffee creamer reduces reliance on single-use plastic containers and minimizes packaging waste, contributing to a more sustainable and eco-friendly lifestyle. Additionally, by using locally sourced and organic ingredients whenever possible, you can support sustainable agriculture practices and reduce your carbon footprint.
  6. Cost-Effective: While store-bought coffee creamers can be pricey, especially for premium or specialty varieties, homemade alternatives are often more budget-friendly and cost-effective. By purchasing bulk ingredients and making your creamer in larger batches, you can save money in the long run without compromising on taste or quality!

At this point, I bet you are ready to discover my groundbreaking homemade sugar-free coffee creamer -and how you could customize it based on your taste and preferences!

Healthy Homemade Coffe Creamer: The Basic Recipe ☕

Only three ingredients and a whole lot of creaminess for my healthy homemade coffee creamer, a healthy addition to your favorite hot beverages (works well with iced coffee too). The basic recipe is extremely easy and quick to make and can be further customized by adding some spices or natural extracts (more on that below).

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup of unsweetened almond milk (or any other unsweetened plant-based milk like coconut milk, cashew milk, or oat milk)
  • 1 tablespoon of coconut oil
  • 1/2 tablespoon of monk fruit, better if organic (or any natural sweetener of your liking, such as agave syrup or maple syrup )
  • 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract (optional, for flavor)

Instructions:

  1. In a small saucepan, heat the unsweetened almond milk over medium heat until it’s warm but not boiling.
  2. Add the coconut oil to the warm almond milk and stir until the coconut oil is melted and well combined.
  3. Remove the saucepan from the heat and stir in the vanilla extract, if using.
  4. Taste the mixture and add your preferred natural sweetener, starting with a small amount and adjusting to taste. Stir well to ensure the sweetener is fully dissolved.
  5. Let the mixture cool down to room temperature.
  6. Once cooled, transfer the creamer to a sealed container and store it in the refrigerator.
  7. Shake well before using and add to your coffee as desired.
  8. This homemade coffee creamer provides a creamy texture and a hint of coconut flavor without any added sugars. You can adjust the amount of coconut oil or vanilla extract to suit your taste preferences. Alternatively, you can customize the creamer following the suggestions below. Enjoy your healthy homemade coffee creamer in your morning cup of coffee!

Healthy Coffe Creamer: 10 Incredible Flavor Options 🥥

Coconut flakes for an exotic twist, unsweetened cocoa powder and ground spices for an earthy, mouthwatering drink, or a touch of whiskey for a spicy note. The basic recipe for my homemade healthy creamer is so incredibly easy to customize that you’ll never drink one coffee the same!

Here are my 10 favorite flavor combinations.

  1. Mocha Madness:
    • Add 1 tablespoon of unsweetened cocoa powder to the basic recipe.
    • Optionally, add a splash of strong brewed coffee for an extra kick.
  2. Vanilla Bean Dream:
    • Split and scrape the seeds of 1 vanilla bean pod into the basic recipe instead of using vanilla extract.
  3. Spiced Chai:
    • Add 1/2 teaspoon of ground cinnamon, 1/4 teaspoon of ground ginger, 1/8 teaspoon of ground cloves, and a pinch of ground cardamom to the basic recipe.
  4. Irish Cream:
    • Add 1 tablespoon of Irish whiskey (or whiskey extract) and 1/2 teaspoon of almond extract to the basic recipe.
  5. Salted Caramel:
  6. Peppermint Patty:
    • Add 1/2 teaspoon of peppermint extract and 1 tablespoon of unsweetened cocoa powder to the basic recipe.
  7. Coconut Rum:
    • Add 1 tablespoon of unsweetened shredded coconut and 1/2 teaspoon of rum extract (or rum) to the basic recipe.
  8. Orange Creamsicle:
    • Add 1/2 teaspoon of pure orange extract and a pinch of orange zest to the basic recipe.
  9. Toasted Almond:
    • Add 1/2 teaspoon of almond extract and a sprinkle of toasted almond slices to the basic recipe.
  10. Cinnamon Vanilla Swirl:
    • Add 1/2 teaspoon of ground cinnamon and 1/2 teaspoon of vanilla extract to the basic recipe.

Instructions:

Follow the basic instructions provided in the previous recipe, adding your chosen flavor option to the mixture before cooling and storing. My invite is to experiment with combinations and quantities to find your perfect homemade coffee creamer flavor. Enjoy!

Try this healthy homemade coffee creamer in my Panera Cinnamon Crunch Latte Syrup, Homemade Pumpkin Spice Syrup, and Starbucks Apple Crisp Macchiato Syrup.

Before you go…

I hope you will love this recipe as much as I do! If you have tried it, please let me know how you liked it in the comments. And don’t forget to tag my socials (all the links are down below). 💗

healthy homemade coffee creamer

Homemade Healthy Coffee Creamer

Ditch unhealthy store-bought coffee creamers and learn how to make them yourself with only three ingredients! My healthy homemade coffee creamer recipe is incredibly easy to make and customize according to your taste and needs. In addition, it is completely refined sugar-free, dairy-free, vegan, gluten-free, and keto-friendly.

Prep Time 5 minutes

Total Time 5 minutes

Servings 4 servings

Calories 41 kcal

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  • In a small saucepan, heat the unsweetened almond milk over medium heat until warm. Do not boil.

  • Once warm, remove the saucepan from the heat.

  • Add the coconut oil to the warm almond milk and stir until the coconut oil is completely melted and incorporated.

  • If using, add the vanilla extract to the mixture and stir well to combine.

  • Taste the mixture and add your preferred natural sweetener, starting with a small amount and adjusting to taste. Stir well to ensure the sweetener is fully dissolved.

  • Allow the coffee creamer to cool slightly before transferring it to a sealable container, such as a glass jar or bottle.

  • Store the homemade coffee creamer in the refrigerator for up to one week.

  • Enjoy your customized homemade healthy coffee creamer in your favorite beverages!

Nutrition Facts

Homemade Healthy Coffee Creamer

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* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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