Healthy Coffee Recipes

Coffee is a delicious treat that can be consumed any part of the day (thank you decaf!) There is just something comforting about a morning cup of joe, an afternoon pick me up, or a soothing cup on a cold day. However, coffee calories can add up fast and the quality of coffee you consume is HUGE! This blog is going to provide tips, as well as 5 recipes to help you make coffee healthier and help you crush those health goals. 

  1. Make sure your coffee is low acidic and of good quality (like ours)
  2. Swap regular milk for oat or nut milk 
  3. Choose clean sweeteners/add ins
  4. Decrease the amount of sugar added
  5. Make your coffee bulletproof (add coconut oil and grass fed butter to increase cognitive function and metabolism)

Recipe ideas:

1) Bulletproof coffee  

  • 8 ounces of freshly brewed coffee 
  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter or ghee
  • 1 teaspoon MCT oil

2) Coffee smoothie

  • 1 cup chilled brewed coffee
  • 1 banana (cut into chunks)
  • 1 cup nonfat plain Greek yogurt
  • 2 tsp honey or agave nectar
  • ½ tsp ground cinnamon
  • handful of ice cubes


3) Low sugar cafe mocha for 2

  • 1 cup hot brewed coffee
  • 1 cup unsweetened almond milk
  • 1 Tbsp unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 2 tsp sweetener of choice (stevia, monkfruit, honey or maple syrup)


4) 100 calorie caramel latte 

For the coconut caramel date sauce

  • 1 13.5 oz. (400ml) can coconut milk , divided (1 cup and 1/2 cup)
  • 2 oz. (60g) whole pitted dates
  • 1/2 cup coconut sugar

For the iced caramel latte 

  • 1/2 cup strongly-brewed coffee or espresso (2 espresso shots) , cold
  • 1-2 tbsp caramel sauce , or to taste
  • unsweetened almond milk , or any other milk of your choice, cold
  • ice cubes


5) Classic iced coffee

Iced coffee cubes

  • 3 cups cold or room temperature coffee
  • 1 tablespoon honey (optional)

The drink

  • 3 cups low fat or skim milk (or substitute your favourite dairy-free milk, sweetened or unsweetened)
  • additional honey, maple syrup, agave, or stevia to sweeten (optional) 


These are a few of our favorite recipes and tips! Enjoy!

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