Drinks

Healthy Iced Coffee

November 5, 2018

Healthy Iced Coffee

Iced coffee typically comes loaded with sugar and my version of the healthy iced coffee is really easy to make. Iced coffee is a perfect hot weather alternative to the hot version!

I frequently get asked if coffee is good or bad for you and coffee is actually overflowing in health benefits. I personally drink de-caf coffee because I’m sensitive to caffeine. If you are the same, my top tip is decaf over weak. Weak generally has zero flavour and a decaf still contains a very small amount of caffeine. Whilst coffee does have lots of health benefits I generally suggest only have one or two per day and trying to keep these to the morning before 11am!

healthy iced coffee

Healthy Iced Coffee – Key Nutrients

Coffee

  • Coffee consumption lowers the risk of heart disease and stroke (the top two biggest causes of death globally).
  • Coffee is rich in antioxidants
  • The caffeine in coffee can enhance sports performance and endurance.

Print Recipe
Healthy Iced Coffee
Course Drinks
Prep Time 5 minutes
Passive Time 10 minutes
Servings
person
Course Drinks
Prep Time 5 minutes
Passive Time 10 minutes
Servings
person
Instructions
  1. Add 1 tsp of coffee granules to 50 ml boiling water and allow to cool for 10 minutes.
  2. Add a handful of icecubes to a glass and combine the coconut milk, vanilla and optional maple syrup.
  3. Pour in the coffee and stir.
Recipe Notes

Tips

I use a standard cup measure. If you don’t have one you can use a mug and substitute the amount for ¾ of a standard size mug.

Find your Ingredients

Coconut milk - long life milks aisle. I usually opt for Vitasoy Unsweetened Coconut Milk

healthy iced coffee

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Amy Savage is a qualified Nutritionist with a Bachelor of Health Science in Nutritional & Dietetic Medicine and is available for consultations online and in Sydney CBD. Email amy@amysavagenutrition.com for further details. 

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