So, this morning, I had an early morning boxing workout & I wanted a little extra dose of energy SO, I decided to upgrade my coffee game & ALL I GOTTA SAY IS WOAH!
This is the perfect start (& hella boost) to your morning (after your lemon water, of course!).
GUYS, you have no idea how I powered through my workout after having this coffee. I swear, I LITERALLY FELT THE DIFFERENCE. (& I know you will too!!!!).
OH & CAN WE JUST DISCUSS THE FROTH ON THIS BABY? If you thought your Nespresso frother killed it in the froth department, JUST WAIT UNTIL YOU SEE WHAT YOUR NUTRIBULLET/BULLET IS CAPABLE OF!
Before we get into how to make this DELICIOUSNESS (which is btw, SUPER EASY!), let’s break down the ingredients & a little rundown of their benefits!
- COLLAGEN: For a boost of energy, protein, tons of benefits for your skin, nails & hair, to help balance your hormones, boost metabolism, muscle mass & energy output & for a healthy gut! (To read all about the benefits of collagen, CLICK HERE: Collagen Here, Collagen There, Collagen Everywhere: The Basics & Why You Should Add It To Your Daily Routine!).
- CINNAMON: For natural sweetness & anti-inflammatory perks, for heart health & to balance blood sugar levels!
- TURMERIC: For more anti-inflammatory benefits, antioxidants & medicinal healing properties!
- ORGANIC UNSWEETENED CACAO POWDER: For magnesium, heart & brain health, 40x the antioxidants of blueberries & the highest source of plant-based iron, more calcium than cow’s milk, mood booster & natural anti-depressant!
- COFFEE: THAT NECESSARY CAFFEINE DOSE!
- UNSWEETENED VANILLA ALMOND MILK: For heart health, magnesium, calcium, zinc, potassium, phosphorus, vitamins A & E!
- CHAGA MUSHROOM POWDER: For an immune-boosting superfood that’s great for heart & liver health, acts as an adaptogen (great for coping with stress & anxiety & overall mental stability), antimicrobial & jam packed with antioxidants!
My loves, YOU WILL NEED:
- 1/2 scoop of Vital Proteins Collagen Peptides. For a vegan alternative: replace with vegan protein powder. I recommend the Iron Vegan Vanilla Sprouted Protein!). Get the Vital Proteins Collagen Peptides by clicking my affiliate link here: My Vital Proteins Affiliate Link!!).
- 1/2 tsp. of cinnamon;
- 1/2 tsp. of turmeric;
- 1/2 tsp. of organic unsweetened cacao powder;
- 1/2 tsp. of chaga mushroom powder;
- 1 Nespresso shot of Ristretto coffee (MY FAVE!);
- 1-4 1/2 cup of unsweetened vanilla almond milk;
- OPTIONAL: 1/2 tsp. of organic coconut sugar OR 1/2 tsp. of raw organic unpasteurized (preferably, local) honey OR pure organic maple syrup!
- TOPPING: More cinnamon!
NOW, FOR THAT HOW-TO?
- Add the collagen, cinnamon, turmeric, cacao powder & chaga to your NutriBullet/blender;
- Using your Nespresso machine, pour your coffee;
- While your coffee is being made, warm your almond milk in the microwave OR froth it in your Nespresso milk frother;
- Add the coffee & warm/frothed almond milk to your NutriBullet/blender;
- BLEND until all the ingredients are fully combined, incorporated & FROTHY AF!
- Pour into a glass mug & top with some ‘mo cinnamon!
- ENJOY IMMEDIATELY & FEEL THE SUPERWOMAN/SUPERMAN IN YOU COME OUT!!!
HOW IS THAT FOR YOUR UPGRADED MORNING CUP OF JOE?!