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BulletProof Coffee

I have a client who regularly makes us a cup of BulletProof coffee before our workouts. I have come to enjoy its flavor. BulletProof Coffee is simply black coffee blended in a blender (not mixed with a spoon), with clarified grass fed butter (Ghee) and a medium-chain triglycerides (MCT) oil (Coconut oil works).

Apparently there are benefits to brain function by blending healthy fats with your morning coffee. Also it has ketonic diet sympathies, as the fasted body in the morning continues burning healthy fat as energy, reducing hunger and helping with weight management. This is my understanding, anyway. I find it tasty and it perks me up :)

Interested in making this for myself, I went to Amazon looking for products. Here is what I found- typical of protein powders and health food supplements, I found a lot of packaging and marketing.

This BulletProof coffee package which costs $75.99 for coffee and some hyped up coconut oil? Then there is this Ghee at $57.99. As I added these items to my cart, doing the mental math I was asking myself how the heck am I paying $125 for my morning coffee?

I have organic coconut oil in the cupboard. I went to my local Halal grocer and bought Ghee for $9.99. With my regular coffee I used my Ninja and blended in 1 tsp of each, for 2 cups of coffee. It tasted exactly the same.

Just a heads up. It is good stuff and it does always leave me mentally perky. Don't buy into the marketing. I really hate when simple things become elitist and inaccessible because of hype that preys on consumerism. End of rant- give homemade BulletProof coffee a try! :)


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