Chicory Coconut Mocha

Chicory Coconut Mocha

Not a fan of mocha? skip the chocolate and it turns into a regular coffee like beverage.

This is one of those rainy day, warm you up kind of beverages. I love it as a coffee substitute especially when suffering adrenal issues, thyroid/hashimoto’s and of course I quite simply love the benefits of it.

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Chicory Coconut Mocha
Print Recipe
Smooth, creamy, frothy, chocolaty, deliciously decadent and totally healthy!
Servings Prep Time
1 large mug 2 min
Cook Time
10 min
Servings Prep Time
1 large mug 2 min
Cook Time
10 min
Chicory Coconut Mocha
Print Recipe
Smooth, creamy, frothy, chocolaty, deliciously decadent and totally healthy!
Servings Prep Time
1 large mug 2 min
Cook Time
10 min
Servings Prep Time
1 large mug 2 min
Cook Time
10 min
Ingredients
Servings: large mug
Instructions
  1. Add all ingredients to a small pot and let simmer over medium heat, do not boil. Lower heat once you see a slight steam and let simmer 10 min.
  2. Whisk vigorously to create a nice frothy texture, pour into mug and enjoy
  3. If you are using chicory granules and not the powder you will need to strain them out.
Recipe Notes

Want to kick it up a notch? instead of adding water add a pre brewed chaga decoction!

 

Chicory root has been shown to protect the liver and help in the cleansing process of the liver. Having a decent amount of polyphenols, it is shown to help combat inflammation. 

Chicory contains oligosaccharide - enriched inulin, which is a prebiotic fiber. 

Having issues with constipation? Chicory root has been shown to help with this. A recently published research paper in the International Journal of Food Sciences and Nutrition showed improvement in those who supplemented with 15 grams per day. It’s also a fantastic remedy for diarrhea, gas and bloating which also helps those suffering from IBS.

Great for those who are suffering adrenal dysfunction, have thyroid disease or Hashimoto's. Not sure if this is you? Why not head over to Holly Warner Health and check out some of the testing we offer.

Be sure to check out Mountain Rose Herbs for a variety of chicory root powders if you can't find them at your local health food store.

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