The Best Coffee Substitutes – 6 Healthy Alternatives that Taste Like Coffee

Brewed Coffee SubstituteHealthy Coffee Alternatives

Drinking a cup of coffee is not about the caffeine jolt for me. Yes, the morning cup feels nice, and caffeine works greatly first thing in the morning. But my second, and sometimes the third cup can’t be caffeinated. I just need the nice feeling of a coffee without the caffeine. And decaf just doesn’t work for me, I don’t know why. I just don’t like it. I don’t drink tea anymore, caffeinated or not, so I was looking for a solution. I love chicory and coffee, and that’s a great substitute for my second cup, but coffee and chicory is still strongly caffeinated.

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Chicory Coffee – What Is Chicory Coffee and How to Make It

Chicory coffee beverage in white cup with flower on boardChicory coffee is a beverage prepared with roasted and ground chicory, or a blend of chicory and coffee. The ratio of coffee to chicory can be as high as 3 to 1, or as low as 1 to 3. Chicory coffee is made of the roots of the cultivated plant Cichorium Intybus Sativum, by roasting and grinding them.

Humanity has used chicory since the antiquity, both as a food and as a medicine. Many of the health benefits attributed by the ancients are recognized today, and there is still a lot to be researched in the field.

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