The name is enough to kick-start your busy day. There are million different ways you can make your coffee (million way can be an exaggeration, but why not!).
With different ways to make it, there are different ways it can be served too.
Coffee, in general, has a special place in coffee drinker’s life. Latte, Americano, Espresso, Macchiato, Cappucino etc. are some of the most loved coffee worldwide.
What Is Bulletproof Coffee?
Can you imagine your coffee with oil and butter?
These aren’t traditional ingredients of a coffee but when you drink bulletproof coffee (BPC), these are the only ingredients.
Brain octane oil is a medium chain triglyceride oil helps in to fasten the process of ketosis which aids weight loss, a metabolic stage which his enhanced by the absence of carbs and boost the fat burning metabolism.
Grass-fed butter is rich in antioxidants and packed with essential fat-soluble vitamins. We will learn more about each ingredient in details in the article.
Benefits Of Bulletproof Coffee
Each ingredient used in bulletproof coffee is carefully selected and used in order to achieve maximize the effect of the coffee. Each ingredient has their own benefits, we will walk you through all the benefits one by one.
Brain octane oilsuppresses hunger pangs which rise before mid-noon. Breakfast such as oats, pancakes, toast, etc. which are high in carbs shoot up the blood sugar level leaving you hungry soon.
The oil helps to balance the ghrelin and CCK hormones which are basically responsible for the hunger center in the brain.
Ghrelin is suppressed by brain octane oil which increases hunger pangs and it enhances CCK (Cholecystokinin) that makes you feel full.
Brain octane oil helps you burn fat faster. It boosts your metabolizing rate and decreases the amount of fat stored in the body.
It helps you think faster as brain octane oil is converted to ketones. Ketones are high in energy and give an instant boost of energy. It lets your brain think clear and have a moment of crisp thoughts.
It is a good pre-workout drink. It gives clean energy without spiking the blood sugar level, ideal for the workout.
Grass-fed butter is a high quality unsalted grass-fed butter is essential. Any type of butter won’t serve the purpose.
A good quality butter such as grass-fed butter contains omega-3 fatty acids, beta-carotene, fat-soluble vitamins such as A, D, E and K and conjugated linoleic acid which is an essential fatty acid which helps you lose weight and antioxidants.
A short and medium chain fatty acid butyrate found in butter is great to fight inflammation.
Grass-fed butter gives that creamy taste and forms a nice foam on the top such as your store-bought latte.
Bullet Coffee Recipe
To make bulletproof coffee, you will need the following ingredients-
2 ½ tablespoons of bulletproof coffee beans
1 teaspoon to 2 tablespoons of brain octane oil
1-2 tablespoons grass-fed, unsalted butter or grass-fed ghee
One cup of hot water
Brew a cup of coffee by adding the bulletproof beans to your coffee machine or use a French press to keep intact the essential coffee oils.
Add the brain octane oil in little quantity and keep it stirring. Keep stirring till you add all the oil.
Now add unsalted butter. Make sure you add only unsalted, grass-fed butter, no one like’s salted coffee.
Blend everything together in a blender for 20-30 seconds, until a good amount of foam is formed.
Enjoy your bulletproof coffee!!