November 4, 2013 • Posted by Priya Koshy
For many of us, one of the highlights of the day is beginning the morning with a cup o’ joe. Some health and wellness gurus recommend skipping the coffee and starting the day off with warm water with a squeeze of fresh lemon. A refreshing choice, but a freshly brewed cup of coffee can be a hard addiction to break, and recent studies show that drinking 2-4 cups a day actually decreases your risk of diseases such as liver cancer.
Now you can boost the health benefits of your morning brew by adding a tropical twist - coconut oil! Coconut oil is source of essential fatty acids and also has been shown to help speed up your metabolism.
Here’s a simple and easy recipe:
Coconut Oil Coffee
1 cup fresh brewed coffee
1 tablespoon coconut oil
1 tablespoon half and half
1/4 teaspoon vanilla
Ground cinnamon or nutmeg
Perfect the taste of your favorite brew by getting your own Charcoal Water Filter to ensure a purer taste.