All the rage is around bulletproof coffee lately, but what about a bulletproof tea. Why should tea drinkers be left out in the cold! This coconut and chai bulletproof tea is a great dairy free breakfast alternative, what could be better than a sweet, creamy tea to start your day.
Bulletproof Tea – Coconut & Chai
Dan is a massive tea drinker. I am not overstating this, she would easily drink over 10 cups in a day. So it is not unusual for me to find used teabags all over the house. Knowing her love of tea I wanted to try and make a fatty tea drink that she may like to have if she was hungry or felt like she needed an afternoon boost.
She usually has her tea black, so I went with adding coconut milk to a spicy chai tea, along with some vanilla MCT oil powder for some sweetness and this bulletproof tea was a winner. Dan loves to have this on a morning when she may not have time for a breakfast or an afternoon pick me up.
What is Bulletproof?
You may have heard the term bulletproof coffee floating around the ketosphere, and it seemed that people either love it or hate it! The original version of bulletproof coffee is usually coffee, grass-fed butter and MCT oil blended up in a blender until it is creamy and frothy.
It contains healthy fats to fuel your brain and body for hours, and it definitely keeps you full. Everyone seems to have their own version, so you may need to experiment with what works for you.
I usually make my coffee with some pure cream (heavy whipping cream) and then either a scoop of vanilla MCT oil powder or a scoop of keto collagen powder. Dan is not a coffee drinker, so she prefers to have a bulletproof bone broth with her eggs in the morning after Crossfit, or this coconut and chai bulletproof tea.
Powdered MCT Oil
We really prefer powdered MCT oil to the liquid form, and we now keep it at home all the time. It is much easier to transport around for a start, so perfect for travelling. I am petrified of a bottle of MCT oil throughout my luggage for a start. And just dealing with an oil over a powder is easier in general.
You can stir the powder straight into your hot drink, without the need for blending, and you will not end up with an oil slick on top of your hot drink. Another great benefit if you are on the go, travelling or at work and don’t have access (or time) to be blending up your hot drink.
Check out our post on 5 ways to use powdered MCT oil, so once you order yours you will be set.
Check out some of our other delicious keto breakfast recipes
- Keto Hot Cross Buns
- Keto Granola – Chocolate Honey
- Bulletproof Mocha – Dairy Free
- Keto Egg Drop Soup
- Keto Chocolate Peanut Butter Muffins
- Keto Egg Muffins – Salami & Ricotta
- Keto Egg Loaf – Blueberry & Lemon
- Keto Smoothie Bowl
- Black Forest Keto Chia Parfait
- Keto Cheesy Taco Omelette
- Place the chai tea bag in the boiling water and allow to brew for 5 minutes.
- While the tea is brewing, place the coconut milk in a small saucepan and heat on a medium heat until hot.
- Remove the tea bag from the tea and add the coconut milk and vanilla MCT oil powder to the tea. Stir to combine
- For a frothier consistency, pulse in a blender or use a milk frother.