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Alternative Drinks That Will Make You Ditch The Morning Coffee

Curb the caffeine cravings with these equally delicious but healthier drinks.

For many coffee is the go-to beverage the moment they wake up. It is difficult to imagine life without coffee. However, although coffee kick-starts your day with the massive energy boost that you need, the caffeine is also not very healthy. It might be a good idea to cut down on the coffee intake a little bit for the sake of your health. There are so many other alternatives that will keep your day going equally energetic and good the way coffee does and it’s time you give these drinks a chance. Here are a few alternatives to coffee that will make you ditch the morning caffeine dose.

Chicory Coffee

This is the closest alternative to coffee that you can get. Just like your regular coffee beans the chicory roots too can be roasted and brewed to turn them into a beautiful hot beverage. The brew tastes extremely similar to coffee but has no caffeine in it. Moreover, chicory coffee has multiple health benefits beings a rich source of fiber and insulin. It also improves your body’s digestive system. Just like coffee, brew the chicory coffee in a French press, an espresso machine or simply in the filter coffee maker. The choice is yours!

Golden Milk

Sounds fancy but is a great alternative for coffee if you are craving that energy boost you get from caffeine. Golden milk is made by incorporating spices like cinnamon, ginger, black pepper, turmeric and cardamom in milk. You can also add some honey and vanilla to the brew if you prefer. This beverage has high anti-inflammatory properties and can improve your body’s immune system. Moreover, despite being caffeine free this beautiful golden colored drink will wake you up with the same energy that coffee does.

Matcha Tea

Matcha tea is a type of green tea that is a great replacement for coffee. The matcha tea is made by steaming, drying and finally grinding the leaves of the Camellia sinensis plant into the form of powder. Matcha tea is a healthier alternative to coffee since it helps in losing weight, battling type 2 diabetes and reducing risks of high blood pressure. In order to make matcha tea, sift the matcha powder into a ceramic bowl or cup and add hot water to it. Mix it well until the powder dissolves and have it hot.

Urbee Sarkar

A content writer by the day and hardcore Netflix enthusiast by the night, Urbee believes the world to be a story, a ‘tour de force’ in the making. A blind supporter of coffee, she spends her time with her face buried in books on most days when she is not writing. On the other days, she strums her favourite songs while secretly planning for her next trip into the mountains. Urbee is a lit post-grad who has worked as a feature writer for digital media firms and believes the content industry to be her calling.
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