Bulletproof Coffee vs. Bombproof Matcha

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Bulletproof Coffee vs Bombproof Matcha

Boosted IQ. Enhanced weight loss. More energy and cognition – from hot buttered bulletproof coffee.

All these health claims and more have been attributed to the product known as “Bulletproof Coffee.” Adapted by entrepreneur David Asprey after his adventures with yak-butter tea in the Himalayas, Bulletproof Coffee is a combination of premium coffee beans, grass-fed butter, and “Brain Octane” oil – an 8-carbon fraction of medium-chain triglyceride “MCT” oil.

MCTs feature fatty acids with an aliphatic tail of 6-12 carbon atoms, and can be found in coconut oil and palm kernel oil. More importantly, some studies have shown that MCTs can help in the process of excess calorie burning, promote fat oxidation and reduce food intake – and therefore MCTs are associated with weight loss.

While fat-infused coffee drinks have been imbibed in places like Nepal, Vietnam and Ethiopia for centuries – the idea is new on the American health food scene. Today, Bulletproof Coffee is one of the biggest fads around. Proponents of Bulletproof Coffee assert that it helps them feel smarter, have more energy, and lose weight more easily through ketosis.

But if Bulletproof Coffee is good – wouldn’t Bombproof Matcha be even better?

Bulletproof Coffee vs Bombproof Matcha

There are many reasons why matcha beats coffee in a side-by-side comparison of nutrition and health benefits:

At Epic Matcha™, we love being adventurous and trying new things – and we know that you do too.
We’ve been experimenting with the Bulletproof Coffee trend, and have created a bright green alternative of the buttery drink…Bombproof Matcha

With greater health benefits than Bulletproof Coffee, Bombproof Matcha is like super fuel for your day. It’s a brain lifting, body energizing, metabolism boosting pick-me-up – and it will make you feel like you can climb the Himalayas yourself.

Want to try Bombproof Matcha?

We’ve perfected the recipe below.

Try it and feel like your own personal superhero. Feel free to adjust the the ingredients to your liking, including more or less sweetener. If it’s your first adventure with buttered beverages, start with a small amount of butter and oil and work your way up.

Bombproof Matcha Recipe

Bulletproof Coffee vs. Bombproof Matcha
    Ingredients
  • ½ to 1 teaspoon Epic Matcha green tea powder
  • 1 to 2 tablespoons pure organic coconut oil
  • 1 to 2 tablespoons pure organic unsalted butter or Ghee
  • 1 cup of fresh, filtered water
  • 1 teaspoon of organic agave or organic honey (optional)
    Directions
  1. Heat water to just below boiling (around 200 degrees Fahrenheit).
  2. Combine your hot water, Epic Matcha, coconut oil and butter in a blender or food processor.
  3. Blend until frothy and foamy, about 20-30 seconds. No blender? Simply melt your butter first, and whisk everything very well or put all the contents into a shaker bottle and shake vigorously. *be careful blending or shaking near boiling contents in an air-tight container as the steam can expand rapidly, creating a hot mess./
  4. Pour into a cup, press pause on your day, and slowly savor your Bomb-Stopping Matcha.

Yield1 cup of Bombproof Matcha

Wondering what a Bombproof Matcha tastes and looks like?

Nutritionist and health coach, Michaela (@msmicab), is feeling the vibe. Here’s her expert take on the health benefits of Bombproof Matcha:

  • “Medium-chain fats are digested easily and sent directly to your liver, where they have the ability to positively alter your metabolism. They are used directly as “fuel,” instead of being stored as fat.
  • “Coconut oil has antioxidant properties, which help combat inflammatory issues, assist in cardiovascular function, and alleviate gut conditions.
  • “Grass-fed butter has been reported to have higher amounts of CLA fatty acids, which along with MCT (Medium-chain fats), help curb your appetite by keeping you fuller for longer and helping you feel satiated well into the morning. You may think you’re ingesting more calories than you typically do, but it’s the type of calories that matter here.
  • “Along with the energy boosting benefits of matcha tea that you all know and love, bulletproofing your tea into a silky smooth, creamy, filling latte in the morning may just be even more health rewarding than ever!”


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By Kelly A. Connery on April 14, 2016
Flavor: Japanese Culinary | Grade Size: 4oz | Verified Purchase
The best value, not to mention the health benefits and ability to discontinue my coffee addiction! Thanks, Epic Matcha!! You rock!!!!

This is the BEST tea EVER!
By Melissa on February 6, 2016
Flavor: Culinary | Grade Size: 4oz | Verified Purchase
This is the BEST tea EVER! I’ve been drinking it in place of my coffee and I actually prefer it now. It’s very smooth and makes the best latte.

Makes yummy lattes.
By amanda blodgett on December 17, 2015
Flavor: Japanese Culinary | Grade Size: 4oz | Verified Purchase
Deliciousness! I bend with steamed cashew milk every morning and have completely replaced my morning coffee with it 🙂

Interested in more Epic Matcha recipes?
Check out some of our favorites:

Epic Matcha Green Tea Frappuccino

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Epic Matcha Green Tea Latte

Matcha Latte Recipe

Epic Matcha Green Tea Yogurt Pops

Green Tea Yogurt Pops

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