Healthy coffee drink with Medjool dates!
Roasted coffee is a complex mixture of over 1,000 bioactive compounds and is considered the best source of antioxidants in most people's diets. Coffee has also been associated with a decreased risk for:
Alzheimer's Disease, Type 2 diabetes, depression, cognitive disorders, heart disease, cancer and a lot more.
How to choose your coffee
When attempting to buy your coffee you need to make sure you're buying the right type of coffee. You see, coffee is one of the most heavily sprayed crops and you certainly don't want to drink pesticides. But choosing your coffee doesn't stop there. We've compiled the 5 most important tips on how to choose your coffee here.
Our refreshing spin on a healthy energizing drink
Try our Coffee Date Almond Milk recipe to set you up right for your day!
1½ cups water + 3 tablespoons organic almond butter (or 1.5 cups almond milk)
3 pitted medjool dates
1½ cup cold brewed coffee*
½ teaspoon vanilla essence
A pinch of Himalayan salt
In a glass jar, add coarsely ground coffee (quantity according to your liking) to 1½ cup of water and leave it to steep overnight. Strain the coffee using a cheesecloth then store it in the fridge to keep it ready for use.
When you're ready to drink your cup of coffee, blend all ingredients in a high-speed blender, sit back, relax and enjoy.
You can always add 1 cup of ice if you want iced coffee or heat it in a saucepan if you prefer to drink it hot.
Tip: You can always create some variations from this drink such as adding cinnamon powder, cacao powder, substituting maple syrup for dates or simply pair it with a healthy snack such as our Immune Boosting Energy Balls.
P S. It is best to use organic coffee as it is one of the most heavily sprayed crops!