While ago, I had bookmarked this post by Wellness Mama in which she stated, “The only way I’ll drink coffee.” Of course I was intrigued! I’ve been drinking coffee since I was 14 and have tried pretty much every variation. I’m not a coffee snob (But I don’t really like crappy coffee. So maybe I am.) I’ll be honest, I haven’t really even investigated the idea of a quality coffee bean but since I discovered Bulletproof. Since this past weekend, we’ve upgraded our coffee and I’m excited to use it. So what it is? It’s adding oil and butter to a really quality cup of coffee. Pretty much everything our society has told us NOT to do.

The idea of butter in coffee can especially freak people out. BUTTER IN COFFEE? Yeah, it’s unsalted. And it’s amazing. Believe me, it’s much better than adding in tablespoons of sugar, soy milk or skim milk. Here at Considering You, we love healthy fats. This recipe has all of that.

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So here’s the concept that we can get behind. It’s pulled from Dave’s (aka Mr. Bulletproof) article:

…your body is so starved for healthy fats that you feel like you can’t get enough. It will take your body a week or two to fully turn on its fat digestion systems when you switch to a high healthy fat breakfast of Bulletproof coffee. If at first it is a little too rich, try using less butter at first and build up to the amount you like…

 

Try this just once, with only 2 Tbs of butter, and have nothing else for breakfast. You will experience one of the best mornings of your life, with boundless energy and focus. It’s amazing.

 

After one drink of Bulletproof coffee, you’ll never be tempted to eat fat-free, insulin-raising, fat-storing toast and oatmeal breakfasts again!

Um. Sold. It improves brain function. Gives us energy. Helps us lose weight. It tastes great. Oh and I used decaf during the photoshoot since it was 7pm. I already am a night owl.

A Great Cup of Coffee (based on Bulletproof + Wellness Mama)
 
Ingredients
  • 1 cup of French press coffee
  • 1-2 Tablespoons of coconut oil
  • 1 Teaspoon of unsalted butter (preferably grass fed)
  • 4 drops of vanilla liquid stevia
  • ¼ Teaspoon of vanilla extract
Instructions
  1. Blend together! I use my Magic Bullet.

 

Do you drink Bulletproof coffee? Or a variation? Let us know what you think! 

 

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38 replies to this post
  1. Very interesting!! I am going to go make myself some right now and will post the results of taste and energy results later this morning.

    • LOVE these updates, Katie!! Thanks for sharing. Was it a good “hungry” for lunch? Or did you feel like it wasn’t enough? And I agree – the froth makes it feel like a cappuccino! -A

      • It was a good hungry/actually hungry rather than just skipping lunch or crazing. Had it again this morning and I can’t wait until tomorrow. I did ask Mary if having a 2nd cup later in the morning would be too much coconut oil/butter in one day. Your thoughts? (PS – I’m Mary’s mother-in-law!)

  2. Oh gosh, i dunno, right now just thinking about that is giving me a stomach ache, lol. I guess i’d have to try and see!

  3. I’m so intrigued! I’ll have to mentally prepare for this for awhile. But I’m down for trying it. Is it against the rules to use raw sugar instead of stevia? I don’t know that I could ever convert from being a sugar kind of girl, and I don’t really care to try. :/

  4. I am into it! I feel like Coco Cafes give a similar feeling (coconut water / espresso) I’m totally going to try this!

  5. Perfect timing! I just ordered by Bulletproof Coffee yesterday. I’ll be trying this out ASAP. Thanks for posting.

  6. Allie, I’m afraid this is NOT the recipe for bulletproof coffee. Coconut oil is specifically NOT used in Bulletproof Coffee. And the butter quantity is far too low.

  7. Wow. Celtic Grogg coffee, sans stevia, this is perfect. Thanks for sharing. As a endurance runner I need some eggs in morning but am a huge believer in the almighty power of real butter. Will let you know how it goes over a few weeks. Cheers!

  8. This sounds yummy! I usually have coffee with coconut oil with my breakfast but I’ve been in a breakfast funk (eggs are getting old!) so I’ll have to give this try to switch things up! I buy raw cream at our farmer’s market and make butter from that. It’s super easy!

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