I've been drinking my coffee black ever since I went paleo. It's something I never thought I'd be able to do, but now I've come to love it.
In the paleo community, a lot of people rave about bullet-proof coffee. Call me crazy but the thought of adding butter to my coffee makes me want to...not drink the coffee. Whoa, that's crazy talk...not drink the coffee!!
Then I came across a recipe for coffee with coconut oil! Well, now you're talking. I've been cooking with coconut oil forever. It adds a very mild flavor to foods that most people can't even taste.
Coconut oil has some amazing health benefits, too. It contains medium chain triglyceride (MCTs). Most of the fat in a typical American diet is from long chain triglycerides (LCTs).
The advantages of a shorter chain:
As you can see, finding ways to increase your consumption of coconut oil is incredibly beneficial not only to your health but also your weight.
I suggest using unprocessed or virgin coconut oil. If you are new to using coconut oil, it is solid at room temperature until your room gets above 75 degrees or so. So the summer months are much easier to use the oil. When you need a liquid consistency, such as in recipes, heat the amount you need in a pot first, then add it to your other ingredients.
Coconut Oil Uses:
Now I'll show you how to add it to your coffee.
Creamy Coconut Oil Coffee:
Enjoy your frothy goodness!
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