August is National Coffee Month and September 29th is National Coffee Day. Celebrate with these great tips, products and a fun recipe that are great for at-home brewing. Click here to watch the segment from Today in Nashville.
Did you know that many Americans spend $20-$35 a week buying coffee daily, adding up to almost $2,000/year? Below I've shared some great tips, product suggestions and a unique recipe to help you celebrate at home for less!
1 cup of coffee
1-3 teaspoons Carrington Farms Coconut Oil
1 Tablespoon unsalted butter or Carrington Farms Ghee
1/4 tsp vanilla
a few drops of stevia extract (optional)
1. Put all ingredients in a blender or food processor.
2. Mix on high speed for 20 seconds until frothy.
3. Drink immediately and enjoy all the energy!
Tip: Buy fresh, whole bean coffee and grind yourself – grind the coffee right before you brew up your pot of coffee, the flavor is much stronger and the subtle tastes of your specific type of bean are more noticeable. This way, you can also control how fine or coarse the beans are. And if you’re not a coffee lover, this grinder is also great for grinding dry spices, fresh herbs, or nuts.
KRUPS Grind & Spice // $19.99 // Walmart
Two-in-one compact and powerful blade grinder grinds coffee perfectly, and can tackle dry spices, fresh herbs, or nuts for your most adventurous seasoning creation.
Powerful motor grinds beans from coarse to fine in seconds
Large grinding capacity yields up to 12 cups of coffee
Stainless steel power blade for ideal performance
Versatile unit grinds all kinds of dry spices
Lid activated safety switch
Oval blade shape for uniform, even grinding
Designed for easy pouring and handling
If you hit snooze too many times in the morning, this is the coffee maker for you!
KRUPS Savoy Turbo Coffee Maker // $79.99 // Walmart
12 Cup Glass Carafe
Easy to Read LCD screen
Turbo Functionality brews coffee faster by up to 35%
Dual programmable digital clock for 2 different brew times
Bold function for a richer, fuller taste
Adjustable warming plate – with adjustable time and temp
Tip / Trend: Add coconut oil to your coffee for a great way to supercharge. It gives your body a burst of energy to make it through the day and comes with all the amazing health benefits of coconut! The combination of caffeine and saturated fat gives the body a lasting energy boost.
Carrington Farms Coconut Premium MCT Liquid Coconut Oil // $12.99 // CarringtonFarms.com
Naturally rich in Medium Chain Triglycerides (MCT) which is efficiently utilized by the body for energy production and helps aid in calorie burning
Over 4 times more MCTs than regular coconut oil
Stays liquid at room temperature
High in Lauric, Caprylic and Capric Acid
Gluten free, hexane free, NON-GMO, BPA-free bottle
Easily mixes into coffee, smoothies, cereals and oatmeal
Carrington Farms Organic Ghee // $14.99 // CarringtonFarms.com
Great alternative to butter!
Ghee is an ancient ‘health food’ that contains significant levels of Vitamin A, D and E
Ghee is a clarified butter that is heart healthy and contains Linoleic Acid to help balance cholesterol levels
Known to reduce inflammation and increase energy
Dairy free – no casein, whey, or lactose
Make it an Iced Coffee!
TIP: Fill ice tray with coffee and make coffee ice cubes to prevent watered down iced coffee.