Paleo Cinnamon Turmeric Coffee
Drinking a cup of coffee in the morning is a little bit more healthier than you average breakfast. And, if you choose a keto-friendly and paleo cup of coffee, then it’s a perfect addition in your morning. It contains fewer calories and carbs also people used while intermittent fasting.
Fill your morning cup of coffee with some excess flavors and added some health benefits in this cup of paleo cinnamon turmeric coffee. Here are some health benefits of this coffee and the method to makes this. So, let us have a look below:
Health Benefits of Cinnamon
Cinnamon is produced in the inner bark of a tree which is known as the Cinnamomic. And, the distinct flavor and smell of this spice are due to the organic compound cinnamaldehyde. Also, cinnamon contains a compound which has much health benefits such as:
- It’s packed with antioxidants
- It has anti-microbial properties
- Also help to lower the blood sugar levels
- It may help to brain function
- It may have anti-cancer properties
Here are two main types of cinnamon, such as cassia and Ceylon. Here are some details about them.
This kind of cinnamon is the cheap one which contains a strong flavor because of its high concentration of cinnamaldehyde. But however, cassia has high concentrations of coumarin. The coumarin can be very toxic in large doses.
Only 1 or 2 tbsp of cassia cinnamon regularly that could put you over the suggested limit of coumarin. That’s why it is not a right and best kind of cinnamon.
This type of cinnamon is often known as the true cinnamon. Generally, it isn’t easy to find because it is expensive. It contains a slight and mild flavor of as compared to the cassia. Because it has a lower concentration of cinnamaldehyde, however, this cinnamon kind includes a lower concentration of coumarin.
Health Benefits of Turmeric
Similar to the cinnamon, turmeric is also filled with some health benefits. Curcumin is the component of the turmeric which is linked to the benefits. Some studies show the benefits of curcumin, such as:
- Anti-inflammatory effects
- Anti-oxidant effects
- Brain-boosting effects
The one problem of getting turmeric is its curcumin compound which is not absorbed by the body. For this purpose, the compound of peperine may boost the rates of absorption of curcumin dramatically. And, this peperine compound is usually founded in the black pepper.
So, whenever you eat something with the turmeric, remember to add some pinch of black pepper in it.
How to Make Paleo Cinnamon Turmeric Coffee
This recipe doesn’t require any kind of effort. It’s really easy to prepare. All you have to do is prepare your black coffee and add cinnamon, turmeric, black pepper, and little bit amount of coconut oil. Also, you can use any milk such as coconut milk and almond milk if you want.
In the end, you will get a frothy and highly nutritious cup of coffee. You can sprinkle some cinnamon on the top of coffee if you really like cinnamon.
- 1 cup of black coffee
- One teaspoon Ceylon cinnamon powder
- ½ teaspoon turmeric powder
- Dash of black pepper
- ¼ cup coconut milk or almond milk
- One teaspoon coconut oil
- Paleo sweeteners of choice
- Blend all the ingredients together in a mixer and enjoy the fresh cup of coffee.
What Does it Taste Like?
The smell of spices used in the coffee is a little bit like ginger and orange peel. Also, it contains some natural flavors like cardamom or even cinnamon. When it comes to the appearance of its bright showmanship, turmeric is showing as a mild spice which generally plays well with other flavors profiles.
However, its a newfound popularity in exile, kinds of milk, and also the coffee. Suppose you are thinking that you never taste the turmeric, then you may likely to have. This is because it is used fairly commonly as a portion of food addictive in mustards.
And, also an ingredient in counterfeit saffron blends. Turmeric quickly grows anywhere in the world as long as the climate is warm enough. So, there is no much to hold it back from becoming a staple in the diets worldwide.