I’m currently trying to incorporate 2 tablespoons of coconut oil into my family’s diet each day.

This benefits of this miracle oil are endless. It raises your metabolism and is a superb energy source. Plus, its lauric acid content supports your immune system and helps your body fight off disease. It’s basically good for everything ,and if you’re looking for simple ways to stay healthy, this is an easy start.

Try this delicious twist on your morning coffee that’s packed full of flavor and easy to make. The coconut oil adds a soft, smooth finish to any cup of joe. The combination of caffeine and saturated fat gives your body More than enough energy for busy mornings.

Trust me, adding coconut oil to your coffee is a great way to supercharge. It’s like coffee on TEN. I won’t have my coffee any other way 🙂 Try this one today! 

Love,
The Lawrences

 


Coconut Coffee

Serves 4

INGREDIENTS:

1 cup brewed coffee
1 TBSP coconut oil melted
A dash of nutmeg
Milk or cream
Sweetener to taste

DIRECTIONS:

1. Prepare a cup of coffee and place it in a blender (I use my  Cuisinart Smart Stick Immersion Blender, 34.99)
2. Add in one tablespoon of organic coconut oil, nutmeg, milk, sweetener…..blend and enjoy. 

+BONUS:  Melt in a small chocolate bar  or add Hershey’s syrup


 

Benefits of Coconut Oil

Digestive Help
Coconut oil’s concentration of beneficial fats in coconut oil makes it helpful for digestion. Its antimicrobial properties can help fight irritation and infection in the gut from Candida.

 

Coconut Oil for Hair
This nourishing oil has been used for centuries in hair and its unique fat composition makes it especially beneficial for certain hair types. Use it as a hair mask, hot oil treatment, or in homemade hair products.

 

To Moisturize and Nourish Skin
The same properties make coconut oil great for skin as well. Many people like to use it as a natural moisturizer.
Its natural antioxidant properties make it great for stopping wrinkles and skin irritation.

Great Source of Healthy Fats
Over 50% of the fat in coconut oil is lauric acid. In fact, coconut oil is the richest source of lauric acid after breastmilk.

 

Mental Boost
Studies show MCTs may contribute to focus and mental performance.

 

Hormone Support
Getting the wrong kinds of fats can create havoc on hormones. Coconut oil contains specific fats that support the body’s natural hormone production.

https://wellnessmama.com/5734/coconut-oil/ 

PHOTO CREDIT: Coffee, The Coffetographer, Coconut, @consciousdining

 

Author

Nia Lawrence has over 10 years of experience working as an Art Director
at some of the top magazinesin New York City. She was responsible
for creating visual content for companies such as Real Simple, Latina, Redbook,
Women’s Health, Martha Stewart Living, Suede and Victoria’s Secret..

Brooklyn, NY is home to the mom of one who currently runs
the Nia Lawrence Design Studio, a print and digital marketing company.

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