Perfect Cup of Joe

by | Jun 25, 2018 | Blog, Recipes, Respiratory Lifestyle

Adding healthy fats like butter and coconut oil to your cup of coffee makes for a drink that delivers lasting energy with no crash and mental clarity. This delicious coffee recipe packs butter, coconut butter and medium-chain triglyceride (MCT) oil into two cups of coffee, while the caffeine itself acts as a bronchodilator, opening the airways and making it easier to breathe. The Perfect Cup of Joe is rounded out by antibacterial and anti-inflammatory cinnamon and turmeric; the cinnamon can also act as an expectorant, loosening mucus. A dash of cayenne pepper may also clear mucus and open airways.
If coffee is your go-to drink in the morning, you are not alone. Americans consume about 400 million cups of coffee per day. This recipe provides you with a healthier alternative to the common sugary drinks that are served in coffee shops today. Feel free to sip on this drink all day long.
PREP TIME | 5 minutes
SERVINGS | 1
MACROS
PROTEIN – 2 G
FAT – 36 G
CARBS – 6 G
INGREDIENTS
• 16 oz. coffee or 6 shots espresso
• 4 tsp. butter
• 2 tsp. MCT oil*
• 1 Tbs. coconut butter
• 2 dashes cinnamon
• 1/2 Tbs. coconut creamer (Laird Superfoods) optional
• 1 dash cayenne pepper
• 1 dash ground turmeric
• 1 tsp. (Laird Superfoods) mushroom blend
INSTRUCTIONS
1. In a coffee mug, pour 16 oz. of coffee or 6 Espresso shots.
2. Add 4 Tbs. of butter and 1 Tbs. of coconut butter
3. Mix the regular butter and coconut butter well.
4. Add the remaining ingredients to the coffee mug and mix well.
5. You can enjoy your coffee hot or put ice in it for a refreshing beverage.
*NOTE: Bulletproof brain octane MCT oil and 365 Everyday Value unflavored MCT oil are good options to purchase.
The Lung Health Institute’s wellness plan relies on healthy fats to retrain the body to use fat for energy and reduce inflammation. For more information on how the Lung Health Institute’s wellness plan can help you breathe easier, contact us today at (866) 681-7852.

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