Bulletproof coffee is a popular keto breakfast drink created by Dave Asprey. It replaces your traditional cup of coffee or coffee latte. It is smooth and creamy as a latte coffee but does not contain any milk, sugar, or carbs.
Then, how do you make bulletproof coffee?
How to Make Bulletproof Coffee
- – Brew 8 to 16 ounces of your favorite coffee, depending on how much you normally drink.
- – In a blender, pour in your coffee, 1 tablespoon of grass-fed, unsalted butter or ghee and 1 teaspoon of MCT oil. …
- – Blend for 40 to 60 seconds, until the coffee lightens in color.
Also to know is, how much MCT oil should I put in my bulletproof coffee?
Is it OK to drink bulletproof coffee everyday?
Bulletproof coffee has become increasingly popular, especially among paleo and low carb dieters. Although drinking Bulletproof coffee on occasion is probably harmless, it’s not advisable to make it a routine.
The short answer is yes you can drink Bulletproof coffee twice a day. Bulletproof coffee has the same amount of caffeine in it as normal coffee. However, due to Bulletproof coffee’s high-fat content, it’s best to stick with a single cup if you’re drinking it on a daily basis.
“Bulletproof coffee is designed to be drunk on an empty stomach instead of breakfast and prior to working out as it helps to increase energy and endurance,” nutritionist Fiona Tuck told HuffPost Australia. “This is due to the combination of caffeine and fats fuelling the body.
Bulletproof coffee may be consumed twice daily, or more frequently, based on your particular needs. The amount of caffeine present in Bulletproof Coffee is the same as for standard coffee. Bulletproof coffee contains a lot of fat, so stick with one cup every single day if at all possible.
Ingredients for bulletproof coffee
Coffee: You can use your favorite coffee for this recipe, either brewed or instant. Coconut Oil: Contains natural saturated fat and also adds a great flavor to your coffee. I prefer coconut oil in bulletproof coffee but you can also use butter, MCT oil, or ghee.
Maple syrup, honey or other natural sugars will also impact your blood sugar levels, which will negatively affect the fat-burning process. However, Bulletproof does approve the use of stevia in Bulletproof Coffee. Erythritol or xylitol are also on the permitted sweeteners list.
I love adding Torani Sugar Free Syrup to my bulletproof latte to hide the coffee flavor. Yes, I’m one of those people who doesn’t like the taste of coffee but drinks it anyway.
So once again, it’s easy for heavy coffee drinkers who add cream to “use up” their daily allowance of carbohydrates. The bottom line: milk and cream are only acceptable on keto if you use them sparingly. (Heavy whipping cream is the best choice; half-and-half and light cream each contain more carbs than heavy cream.)