Bulletproof Coffee

June 18, 2014

I bet you are all wondering what the heck Bulletproof Coffee is! Sounds like some kind of machine that produces a magic potion or something. Well, sorry to damper your imagination, but it just a different way to spice up your coffee as well as your brain in the mornings. 

First, lets start off with a history lesson. Bulletproof Coffee was created by Dave Asprey, who was in the process of trying to make a healthier life for himself and wanted to find a way to incorporate coffee to make it more effective than usual.  Well, that he did. 

Essentially, Bulletproof Coffee consists of 3 ingredients:

- Black Coffee, of any kind.
- Unsalted butter.
- Coconut oil.

You do have to mix these three ingredients in a blender or magic bullet of some sort to create the 'latte' look and to keep the fats and coffee from separating. It also tastes smooth without having to add any regular cream or sugar. 

The amounts you need to add are:

- 1 tbsp of the unsalted butter
- 1 tbsp of coconut oil

The idea behind this concoction, is that you are adding healthy fats to your coffee, which are not only extremely good for you (despite what people say about fats), and you are giving your brain a boost! It is fantastic for cognitive function and overall health.  These fats are great for your brain and body first thing in the morning because they are medium-chain triglycerides (MCT) which has been shown to lead to great losses in adipose tissue (fat tissue). Plus, they give your brain and body energy that goes above and beyond normal coffee.

Overall, it is an acquired taste and will take some getting used too if you are addicted to cream and sugar in your coffee. However, you will notice a difference when you first start to drink it. I now try and drink normal coffee as little as possible!

 So, go ahead and try it! Let me know your thoughts on it as well!


  1. I've always wanted to try bulletproof coffee! Should the coconut oil and butter be melted before you blend?

    1. If you put in the butter and coconut oil into the hot coffee, they melt extremely fast, so don't worry about melting them before hand! If you try it, let me know how you like it!