by Will Grumke September 10, 2021 4 min read

Hey guys ... girls ... the pumpkin spice lovers of the world!

I hope you enjoy skimming through these delicious recipes to find the next healthy recipe you’ll make this fall.

I know for me, eating healthy does not come easy.

What can I say ... I like food.

So for me, I’ve had to find ways to keep nutrition healthy and satisfying, while also keeping recipes simple ... because I’m not the type of guy to make homemade noodles.

One of the major things I’ve learned along my fitness journey and through helping thousands of clients is the importance of protein in our diets.

Whether your goal is to lose weight, build muscle, or you just want to be healthier and feel your best, getting adequate amounts of protein in your diet is vital.

Meal Replacements & Powders

Ideally, we get our protein through whole foods, but the reality is that most of us fall short which inhibits our ability to reach our goals...

That’s why I personally use Level-1, and have since 2012, as my protein powder of choice to drink as a shake or use in a recipe!

At times though, I’m so busy that I can’t even stop to eat a meal or drink a shake ... and that’s when I eat a Level-1 bar.

Shoot, you could even say that might be a secret “6th recipe” ... the Pumpkin Spice Crunch Level-1 Bar.

But to wrap things up, I understand nutrition can be tough.

By focusing on making good decisions, eating enough protein, and making these recipes, you can stay on track this fall.

These incredibly delicious recipes are made using Pumpkin Spice Latte Level-1 protein powder because it’s the highest quality, best-tasting protein you will ever find.

Check out the absolutely delicious pumpkin spice protein recipes below:

Pumpkin Spice Cookies

A sweet treat for fall that will keep you on track!


2 Ripe bananas

1 cup Oats

2 scoops Pumpkin Spice Latte Level-1 Protein

1 tbsp Baking powder

3 tbsp Shredded coconut

3 tbsp Chocolate chips


1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees and line cookie sheet with parchment paper

2. Smash bananas

3. Mix all ingredients together

4. Form 1-inch balls of dough and place on lined cookie sheet

5. Bake for 12 minutes.

Pumpkin Spice Cookies

Pumpkin Spice Banana Bread

A delicious snack to share with friend ... or not.


1 1/2 cup Oat flour

2 scoops Pumpkin Spice Latte Level-1 Protein

1/3 cup Honey or maple syrup

2 Eggs

2 Small ripe bananas

2/3 cup Pumpkin puree

1/4 cup Unsweetened vanilla almond milk (or preferred milk)

1 tsp Vanilla extract

1 tsp Baking soda

1/2 tsp Salt

1 tsp Cinnamon

1 tsp Pumpkin Pie Spice


1. Pre-heat oven to 325 degrees

2. Line 9" x 5" pan with parchment paper

3. In large bowl, whisk together honey, vanilla, pumpkin puree

4. Add eggs and beat well

5. Whisk in bananas and almond milk

6. Add in baking soda, salt, pumpkin pie spice, cinnamon

7. Fold in Pumpkin Spice Latte Level-1 and oat flour

8. Fold in nuts or chocolate chips, if desired

9. Bake for 35-45 minutes (or until toothpick/knife entered into the center comes out clean)

10. Let cool in the pan for 10-15 minutes

11. Remove from pan and let cool at least 20 more minutes before slicing

Note: Makes 8 servings

Pumpkin Spice Banana Bread

Pumpkin Spice Mug Cake

Satisfy your nighttime cravings & feel good about it!


1 scoop Pumpkin Spice Latte Level-1 Protein

1/2 tsp Pumpkin spice

1/2 tsp Baking powder

1/2 tsp Baking soda

1/4 cup water

1 pack Stevia


1. In a microwave-safe mug or bowl, mix all dry ingredients for mug cake

2. Add water and stir into pudding consistency

3. Microwave for about 30 seconds (Keep an eye on the mug to make sure it does not overflow)

4. Remove from microwave

5. Add toppings and enjoy

Pumpkin Spice Mug Cake

Pumpkin Spice Latte

A delicious way to save time and calories in the morning!


6-12oz Hot or iced coffee

1 scoop Pumpkin Spice Latte Level-1 Protein


1. Make your favorite coffee

2. Pour desired amount into a cup (let hot coffee cool for 15-20 minutes or add ice cubes)

3. Add Pumpkin Spice Latte Level-1

4. Use milk frother to blend in protein powder (or shake together in a shaker cup)

5. Add ice cubes to cold coffee

6. Enjoy your Pumpkin Spice Latte

Yes, it's that simple.

Pumpkin Spice Latte

Pumpkin Spice Waffles

Great macros and great flavor!


4 Egg-whites

1 cup Pumpkin puree

2 cups Pumpkin Spice Latte Level-1 Protein

1 tsp Cinnamon

1 tsp Baking powder

2 tbsp Butter for cooking


1. Turn on your waffle iron and allow it to warm up while you complete the following steps:

2. In a large bowl, mix all ingredients for waffles together until combined

3. Once waffle iron is ready, lightly spray with cooking oil

4. Add waffle batter and allow to cook

5. Follow the typical times for your waffle iron

6. Add toppings and enjoy!

Note: Nutrition information dependent on how big waffle iron is. Make sure to include toppings when calculating macros.

Pumpkin Spice Waffles

** Bonus 6th Recipe: Pumpkin Spice Crunch Bar

Perfect to enjoy anywhere this fall!


1. Take a Pumpkin Spice Crunch Level-1 Bar out of the box

2. Unwrap the bar

3. ENJOY! (seriously ... take your time and enjoy! haha. Don't be like me and eat the whole thing in 10 seconds)

Pumpkin Spice Crunch - Level-1 Bars

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Will Grumke
Will Grumke

NASM Certified Personal Trainer, NASM Certified Nutrition Coach, NASM Certified Fitness Nutrition Specialist, NASM Certified Weight Loss Specialist, NASM Certified Behavioral Change Specialist, NASM VCS Virtual Coaching Specialist, CrossFit Level 1 Trainer