As busy bees, CHAARG girls + coffee typically go hand-in-hand. We are always on the hunt for a new Starbucks order or the best recipe for a cup o’ joe at home. Bulletproof coffee is one of the latest trends, . The question now is: how good is Bulletproof Coffee for you?
SO WHAT IS BULLETPROOF COFFEE?
Dave Asprey created Bulletproof Coffee to help the body + mind work in unison so we are able to perform at a higher level without the burn out! He credits his weight loss + improved energy to the coffee. Bulletproof Coffee is a mix of coffee, butter, + MCT oil all blended together! What is MCT oil? MCT oil is found in coconut oil + is a fatty acid used to provide direct energy to that body. Though such a simple recipe, the coffee has countless benefits to help kick-start your day + keep you energized.
BULLETPROOF COFFEE BENEFITS
1] BLACK COFFEE
For all those black coffee lovers, Bulletproof coffee has similar benefits to a cup of black coffee! It helps to prevent stroke + diabetes, protect the liver, + fight depression.
2] HEALTHY FATS
Between the butter + oil, Bulletproof Coffee is rich in omega-3 + -6 fatty acids the body needs. The omega-3 acids help the mind fight depression + relieve asthma symptoms. Omega-6 acids help the body prevent diabetes + prevent aging.
3] HEALTHY BRAIN
Coffee alone helps to protect the brain from cognitive illnesses [like Alzheimer’s!]. Mixed with the butter + oil, Bulletproof Coffee helps to reduce anxiety + improve your overall mood!
4] ENERGY BOOST
Caffeine + coffee go together like CHAARG girls + fitness! The nutrients in Bulletproof coffee helps the body keep going for longer + helps you get through those rough mornings.
There is currently little scientific evidence to fully back each claim, but with the growing trend, we’re hopeful for more proof that Bulletproof is great : )
PUMPKIN SPICE BULLETPROOF LATTE
You can buy from the Bulletproof website or make your own on a budget! For all you pumpkin spice-loving CHAARG girls out there, try this latte to spice up the original recipe —
2 tbsp grass-fed unsalted butter
2 tbsp coconut oil // MCT oil
1 cup unsweetened coconut milk
1 cup cooled brewed coffee
⅓ cup pumpkin puree
Pinch of salt
Whipped coconut cream [optional]
1] Combine the coconut milk, coffee, pumpkin puree, salt, cinnamon, + nutmeg in a blender. Blend until smooth.
2] Fill a glass about ⅔ with ice cubes. Pour the mixture into the glass, adding the whipped coconut cream.
There are all different ways to drink Bulletproof Coffee — if you’re looking sweeter mixes, cocoa powder, vanilla, cinnamon, + a small amount of heavy cream are a delicious combination. Vanilla + pumpkin spice can create the perfect fall drink you love. Try different combinations until you find the one you love + then share it with the community : )
+Beth (bethb_inchaarg) // GVSU CHAARG