Keto-friendly Peppermint Mocha Coffee
I have jumped on the keto bandwagon. My father has been “eating keto” for quite a while now and I have seen his health improve immensely. I decided to give it a try myself. So far it hasn’t been that difficult to give up carbs. I do miss an occasional treat every once in a while though so I’ve been on a mission to create keto-friendly versions of old favorites.
And I mean creating treats that actually taste good. No settling for something that doesn’t even resemble the original taste of said treat! Now, I do believe some of these new keto-friendly treat recipes I’ve been seeing actually taste good, it can be done!
I really missed my sweet coffee in the mornings and I do not like plain stevia or monkfruit sweetener. To me they leave an aftertaste that just isn’t worth it. Everyone is different though and I have found that I like Pyure, an organic stevia mix. (That is an affiliate link but this post is NOT sponsored.)
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How to Make Peppermint Mocha Coffee
First, gather your ingredients. Any brand of any of these products is fine, these are just what I use myself. If you don’t follow the keto or a low carb diet then feel free to use regular granulated sugar in place of the Pyure.
Make a cup of your favorite coffee. I never ever consume caffeinated drinks if I can help it so I made my favorite Dunkin Donuts decaf.
Then, you add all the above ingredients and mix well. I use on of the electric whisks I bought from Amazon. It works great!!
If you like you can add some whipped cream to top your coffee off but I don’t usually do that. You do you.
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Keto Peppermint Mocha CoffeePrint
- 6 oz of your favorite coffee brewed
- 1 tbsp coconut oil
- 2 tsp Pyure
- 1 tsp unsweetened cocoa powder
- 2 tbsp heavy cream
- 1/4 tsp peppermint extract
- Brew your favorite coffee.
- Add all the remaining ingredients to your coffee, mix well.
- If you do not eat a keto or low carb diet you can simply replace the Pyure with regular granulated sugar, you may need to adjust the amount up a bit since the stevia blend is sweeter than regular sugar.
- If you prefer cold or iced coffee this tastes amazing cold as well!
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