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Bullet Proof Coffee

Ok, I know it sounds weird and disgusting, but trust me, I was pleasantly surprised at how good it tastes.

So what is a bullet proof coffee? Well I thought it was just about dropping a spoonful of butter in your cup.(GROSS!) But Nooo! It’s more than that. I finally researched it until I found some good instructions and recipes that I was willing to try. Most of the stuff I had read just said “add unsalted grass fed butter to your coffee”. Yeah, no. That’s gross. Then I read some more as to why people are doing this and I found a website that explained it all.

The fat helps keep you full. Ok, I understand that since I am eating low carb. But come on, butter in my coffee?? GROSS!

I read some more…. Then decided “i’ll do it!” I need to know what all the fuss is about. The recipe I tried is this..

Ingredients

  • 1 tsp gingerbread spice per 2 tbsp of coffee grounds (I used my pumpkin spice)
  • 1 tbsp of grass-fed butter  (I used regular salted butter)
  • 1 tbsp of coconut oil

Instructions

Sprinkle the gingerbread spice mix into the coffee grounds. Brew the coffee using your preferred method.

Pour hot coffee into a blender. Add grass-fed butter and coconut oil, plus any extras like sweetener if preferred.

Blend for 30-60 seconds until frothy and creamy.

Sprinkle with extra gingerbread spice.

This was the result..

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It tasted like I had add some Malibu rum and cream. I really enjoyed it. I am going to try a few different recipes and see which ones I like best. You can also do this with hot cocoa and with teas.

 

Lowcarb Blends

Gregg and I enjoy using our cappuccino/latte machine for our Sunday coffee. Since we eat low carb, I had to figure out a way of getting our sprinkles.

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Its simple. I use my Rocket and grind up the spice with splenda. Usually its equal parts. The only one I dont mix is Nutmeg, I like it the way it is. Having these is so handy to sprinkle on your foamy coffees or anything else you might want it on.

The pumpkin spice is really tasty (Yeah I know I spelled it wrong on the jar LOL). We bought the spice last time we were in Bellingham Costco.

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Just so you know, I dont use Splenda for everything. But in this case it tastes better that Stevia.