If you’ve been following a low-carb diet for some time, then you’ve probably already heard all about the wonder that is Bulletproof Coffee (BPC). It’s a staple among low-carb and keto dieters as a breakfast ‘replacement’, partly due to the fact that it’s easy and convenient (as well as filling), and partly because of its numerous health benefits.
If you're new to low-carb dieting; the basic premise is this: If you cut out carbs, and eat fat instead, your body is forced to burn fat for fuel, since you aren't giving it carbohydrates.
This means that low-carb and 'ketogenic' diets are one of the best methods for shedding fat quickly, as you burn your own fat stores for fuel!
If you're new to the wonders of bulletproof coffee and low-carb dieting I would HIGHLY recommend the book The Keto Diet Kickstart Program, which has all the information you need to get started with low-carb, as well as some lovely bulletproof coffee recipes.
But here's a quick run-down of BPC!
Explained very basically – Bulletproof Coffee is a mixture of high-quality coffee, and healthy, energy-boosting fats all mixed up together into a highly satiating drink that’s great for low-carb dieters! It has great benefits, such as:
If you'd like to try making your own Bulletproof Coffee to aid with energy and speed up weight loss - here are two delicious recipes:
One of the main reasons people fail when trying to stick to a restrictive diet is due to boredom and lack of variety in their food. This chocolate coffee recipe is great at helping to curb those carb cravings, especially if you have a particularly sweet tooth.
If you’d rather opt for an ice-cold and refreshing drink to start your day, give this Bulletproof Frappuccino a try! It’s just as filling as regular Bulletproof Coffee, and contains coconut milk for a silky smooth texture.
Do you have a variation on the classic Bulletproof Coffee recipe that you’d like to share? Please tell us about it in the comments section below!