Bulletproof coffee is one of the latest trends to hit the coffee scene, now it is easier than ever to re-create this beverage at home. The theory behind a bulletproof brew is that it’s high fat content is part of a ketogenic diet, which promotes consuming foods high in fat, moderate in protein content and low in carbohydrates, “with the intention of getting the body to go into ketosis.”1 The idea is that your body will draw upon fat stores as an energy source, rather than simple sugars like glucose which is derived from carbohydrates.
Regardless of whether or not this diet is for you, a bulletproof coffee is a surefire way to give you that desired AM kick. If you are looking to switch up your morning routine, or are a regular coffee connoisseur, this drink will aid in mental function, your body’s ability to burn fat and make you feel fuller for longer.
Read here for the ‘real’ recipe on bulletproofcoffee.com
– 2 tbsp dark roast coffee beans, or your favourite ground coffee
– 1-2 tbsp grass-fed butter (such as Rolling Meadow Grass Fed Butter) *unsalted
– 1 tsp or up to 1-2 tbsp Bulletproof Brain Octane or XCT Oil
Brew your Bulletproof brand coffee, or your coffee of choice as normal. Add in the Bulletproof Brain Octane Oil, unsalted butter and stir. Blend the mixture with a handheld milk frother or an home kitchen appliance if desired. Add milk, cream or sugar if desired.
Athanassoulias, Kiki. “To Keto or Not to Keto.” Meal Garden Blog. http://home.mealgarden.com/blog/2017/3/11/to-keto-or-not-to-keto