Have you ever put coconut oil in coffee? It may just be the boost you need get off on the right foot or for an extra kick later in the day.
Coffee with coconut oil not only helps you be more focused and alert, but it can also help you lose weight and can boost your metabolism. What more could you ask for in a drink? (As an added bonus, the combination tastes great together!)
How coconut oil in coffee works
Coconut oil is mostly made up of medium chain fatty acids (MCFA), a special type of fat with a length of 6-12 carbon molecules. These are processed directly by your liver, reducing the necessity for glucose production and not allowing the fat to be stored. MCFA-rich diets have also been shown to increase metabolic rates.
Additionally, while in ketosis, MCFA’s processed by the liver become ketones, and ketones are a super fuel for both the body and brain. MCFA’s reduce appetite and promote weight loss, increase athletic performance and recovery, and improve mitochondrial function, and decrease the risk of diseases like diabetes, cancer, cardiovascular and autoimmune disorders. (It’s pretty obvious why these fats are all the rage, right?)
How to incorporate coconut oil into your coffee
Coconut oil and coffee can be prepared in many different ways. Whether it’s the amount of oil, how you combine the ingredients, or the type of coffee you use, there’s no wrong way to go about enjoying the combination. It really comes down to personal preference, but here are how some other coconut coffee lovers are enjoying this tasty combo:
Coconut oil coffee recipes
- 1 cup organic coffee
- 1 tablespoon coconut oil, or more
- 1 teaspoon organic, grass-fed unsalted butter
- ¼ teaspoon vanilla
- Blend all the ingredients for 20 seconds and drink immediately after
- Put 2 tablespoons of coconut oil in your mug (or less to start)
- Add hot coffee, espresso, or tea
- Stir, sip, and enjoy
- 2-6 tablespoons of unsalted, grass-fed butter
- 1-2 tablespoons of MCT oil (or coconut oil)
- 2 cups of hot coffee brewed with low-toxin coffee beans
We recommend low-toxin, Upgraded Self coffee or Kicking Horse Coffee and Kerrygold unsalted, grass-fed butter. If you take creamer in your coffee, we also recommend a homemade coffee creamer so you know exactly what is going into your body.
About Skinny Coconut Oil
Our 100% natural, raw, cold-pressed coconut oil will mix easier and taste better in your coffee than other alternatives. Implementation of Skinny Coconut Oil in your daily diet will have you feeling great in no time, so pick up a jar of Skinny Coconut Oil today and "upgrade" that coffee.