REFUEL: Bulletproof Coffee

Back to REALITY [sigh]. Today I’m officially back to work. I shouldn’t complain, since I celebrated the 3rd, 4th AND 5th of July with bubbly, beaches and best friends. I think we could all use a little extra caffeine this morning, so lets talk bulletproof coffee.

Have you heard of it? Basically, it’s your normal cup of joe with butter. I know buttery coffee doesn’t exactly sound healthy, but my nutritionist swears the good fats are good for us first thing in the morning. It provides energy and boosts brain function, while keeping you full until lunch. Here’s the thing, though: bulletproof coffee is considered a meal. Avoid sipping on it and eating a hearty breakfast, or you’ll gain weight.

For me, it’s an acquired taste and not something I sip on every morning [I prefer eggs or a smoothie]. But, I had to see what all the hype was about and give it a shot for myself.  Nutritionist Kelly LeVeque [creator of Be Well by Kelly] and blogger babe Marianna Hewitt teamed up with me for this video on how to make the perfect cup…

Bulletproof Coffee Graphic

Photos by Annie Shak