During working days, morning coffee is a lifesaver. So, we just drink it! Plain black coffee, or with some milk or cream. But on weekends, we have the time to experiment with new recipes, to bring this morning drink to a perfection. Except for waking up, coffee by itself does not have enough nutritional properties, to be considered a healthy drink. Therefore, it’s nice to play a bit with the ingredients and spice it up!


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How To Make A Healthier Morning Coffee

You can spice up your morning coffee with many different ingredients, such as cinnamon, coconut oil, honey, vanilla, cocoa… and even with rum and whiskey.

Today we present you a coffee recipe enriched with coconut oil, honey and a little bit of raw cocoa. Try it! It has the potential to become your next favorite, irreplaceable morning drink!

Coconut oil has many beneficial effects on the human body. It speeds up the metabolism, strengthens the immune system, regulates the high blood pressure, lowers saturated fats and provides energy. As an addition to all this, it does not attach to your hips. Isn’t this amazing? You won’t have to worry about putting any extra pounds while you consume it!

Honey contains many vitamins and minerals, such as sodium, iron, phosphorus, potassium, calcium and zinc, which make it very nutritious for the human body. This bee product is a completely natural sweetener. Yes, it contains sugar, glucose and fructose, but it’s a very balanced product. To be on the safe side, if you’re a diabetic, don’t exaggerate with its use. Take only small amounts, or replace it with stevia.

Raw cocoa is full with essential minerals beneficial for the human body, such as magnesium, potassium, calcium, zinc, sulfur, copper, manganese and iron. It’s also rich in fiber, healthy fats, thiamine, riboflavin, niacin, pantothenic acid, folate, vitamin E, protein and flavonoids, known to be powerful antioxidants.

Healthy Coffee Recipe

For the preparation of this recipe, you’ll need the following ingredients:

  • 1 cup of plain coffee
  • 1 teaspoon of organic coconut oil
  • ½ teaspoon of honey  (you can also use stevia or any other natural sweetener)
  • 1 teaspoon of raw, organic cocoa powder

Preparation:

First, brew the coffee. You can make it as strong as you like. Next, put the coconut oil, honey and cocoa powder in a food processor and pulse, until the ingredients combine. When done, pour the mixture into the cup of coffee. If you want an extra sidekick, freeze some coconut milk the night before, and add an ice cube into the prepared drink. This is a very delicious recipe, for people with an unusual taste. What would be your choice?

Reference:
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