This bulletproof tea recipe is a creamy ZERO-carb cup of tea latte to enjoy as a keto breakfast. It is the perfect keto drink to start the day, it is fulfilling, tasty, and the ideal fat-burning drink for tea lovers!
Bulletproof tea is the coffee-free alternative to Bulletproof coffee. Therefore it is a fat-loaded version of your regular tea, enriched in healthy MCT oil and grass-fed butter.
Yes, you can make bulletproof tea and you do not have to love black coffee to start a ketogenic diet. While bulletproof coffee is the most popular keto breakfast drink, keto bulletproof tea is as delicious and can be made in many variations, depending on the tea type you are using.
Use the recipe provided below and adapt with the recommendations listed here based on your favorite bulletproof tea flavors:
First, prepare your tea. Choose the tea flavor you like. Note the best tea leaves for bulletproof tea are strong tea varieties like black tea or green tea. However, all tea varieties, if unsweetened, contain zero carbs and will be perfect to create your recipe for bulletproof tea.
So it is safe to use any tea variety, but the best bulletproof tea flavor will be achieved with one of these:
Once you have picked your tea, you have to brew it in freshly boiled hot water for 2 minutes. You can make this in a bowl or directly in your cup of tea.
This is a MUST-DO. You must blend your bulletproof tea ingredients together on high-speed using either:
This is the key to combining your MCT oil (or coconut oil) and grass-fed butter (or ghee) together. If you do not blend the tea and healthy fats at high speed, they will not combine and two layers will form in your drink. It is honestly the worst both visually and in terms of taste. So, you don’t want this to happen.
It tastes like a tea latte, it is smooth, creamy, and sweet if you choose to add some sugar-free keto sweeteners to enhance its flavor. The best keto sweeteners to add into your cup are:
On a keto diet, the definition of breaking the fast varies from person to person. Since bulletproof tea has zero carbs or proteins, all it does is adding energy from fat to your body.
It is commonly accepted that it is safe to drink one bulletproof tea or coffee during intermittent fasting. It helps you:
However, if you choose to define intermittent fasting as a period with no calorie intake at all, then you should not drink any bulletproof tea during your intermittent fasting period.
The benefits of bulletproof tea are like bulletproof coffee. It brings a decent amount of quality fats that are quickly creating ketones, your favorite source of energy on a keto diet. So, if your body is in ketosis, meaning your body does not have carbohydrates to produce energy, it will use the fat from MCT oil and butter in your butter tea drink to produce energy. Since fat slows down digestion, you will feel:
You should not drink bulletproof tea at night simply because tea contains theine. Like caffeine, theine is a stimulant and it will disturb your sleep. Also, it is recommended to use bulletproof tea or coffee as a fulfilling drink in the morning to help you fast longer.
You can adapt this recipe to be dairy-free and therefore suitable for a vegan keto diet. Simply replace the grass-fed butter by the same amount of either:
If you love to starts the day with hot keto drinks I have more for you to try!
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