There’s nothing more satisfying than a cold latte on a hot day, especially during that 4 pm slump when you want a heavy dose of caffeine and sugar. With Starbucks on every corner, it can be tempting to indulge in a convenient liquid treat. I dare you to try our alternative instead, your bod will thank you later!!
Coffee isn’t bad for you, but it’s just good to consume it in moderation. If you’re stressed, you should REALLY watch your caffeine intake because cortisol, AKA the stress hormone, is released after drinking coffee. It also stimulates the adrenal glands. Every time you drink it, you're activating the body's fight-or-flight response. Instead of releasing adrenaline so the body can react to a true stressor, the adrenals are releasing this hormone in response to your coffee consumption. Eventually, this can lead to adrenal fatigue.
Not to mention, your favorite coffee drinks can be loaded with tons of sugar and other nasties. At Starbucks, their Cinnamon Dulce Latte packs in 40 grams of sugar in just a 16 ounce serving!! That’s like eating 10 packs of sugar!!!
Our version is all around better for you than the traditional one, but I guarantee it tastes better too!! First of all, cold brew coffee is less acidic than espresso. Secondly, the only sweetener we use is our Cacao Bee Honey. It’s great because not only does it sweeten the drink, but it actually offers nutritional benefits too! Our raw honey strengthens immunity, has antibacterial properties and antioxidants, and aids digestion. Not only that, but the scoop of Cacao Magic adds protein, magnesium, and mushroom magic from the reishi.
- 1 cup cold brew coffee
- 1 cup nut milk
- 1 Tbsp Cacao Magic
- 2 tsp Cacao Bee Honey
- 1 tsp Coconut Magic Coconut Butter
- 1 tsp Cinnamon
- 1 tsp pure vanilla extract
- Blend all of the ingredients in a high speed blender for 30 seconds to 1 minute and then pour over ice
- For a frappuccino variation, blend the mixture with a cup of ice added to it
- Top with coconut flakes, cinnamon, or whatever your heart desires!!
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