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Mrs. Grog makes a latte..

Answered on August 19, 2014
Created September 07, 2013 at 12:44 AM

I've been Lacto-paleo for a few months, kind of morphing this way even longer. I am very limited in my food choices. I have frequent sinus problems including related headaches. This morning it was either the 5 strips of bacon, or the lactose free whole milk in my coffee that did the deed. My husband gave me a latte machine for Christmas and using it each morning is really my final holdout. There is nowhere locally that I can but raw cream, which has been suggested. All that is available is ultra pasteurized with additives including carrageenans. I am also fruit intolerant so that rules out the ever-popular coconut milk, which I have a negative reaction to. I avoid nuts, although technically maybe are ok for me. If anyone can suggest something yummy to add to my coffee, that would be great. Most of the recipes I find involve pumpkin in a latte, not what I am looking for, just something in the mornings to make life happy again. Haha!

778b36f4f699f202de135ef176fe9ab7

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on May 02, 2012
at 11:42 AM

I know! I can totally by-pass the coffee house without even a hint of a craving. :)

Ec1503cf03b008d572a067a55050a490

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on April 30, 2012
at 09:53 PM

I've been drinking bullet proof coffee for about 3 weeks. It's the creamiest, most satisfying latte I've ever made. I love making mine with the suggested Guatemalan beans.

4b5be253ac1981c690689cab7e4bf06d

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on April 16, 2012
at 08:36 PM

MCT stands for medium chain triglycerides. Coconut oil is 66% MCT, which is why it is so good for you, as your body burns this for energy rather than storing it. I often have heavy cream and coconut oil in my coffee.

778b36f4f699f202de135ef176fe9ab7

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on April 16, 2012
at 08:23 PM

MCT Oil has a lot of positive health benefits, according to the information I read. I think it's found naturally in coconut oil, but the product is not coconut based.

778b36f4f699f202de135ef176fe9ab7

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on April 16, 2012
at 08:15 PM

Good point, Red Leaf!

5af4bc9d2c390b0bcad9524f149c1b4f

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on April 16, 2012
at 08:00 PM

Just make sure it's unsalted! >.>

19acef0aed67ef8dc1118d8e74edb349

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on April 16, 2012
at 07:33 PM

In your case I'd probably go with rice milk even if it's not paleo... hmm... better than soy milk, and almond milk makes coffee taste yucky.

19acef0aed67ef8dc1118d8e74edb349

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on April 16, 2012
at 07:30 PM

They may or may not, probably depends on the person, severity, how we'll you follow the diet... gluten, grains, spinach, tomato, potato, cheese, used to make me vomit for a whole day after eating them, and now they don't bother me at all, unless I stop drinking bone stock for a while at the same time as overdoing the gluten/dairy. But as long as I have the broth at least 3 or 4 times per week I don't get sick anymore.

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on April 16, 2012
at 06:56 PM

I started with a smaller amount of butter with the same mindset. I now use a half stick of Kerry Gold per 500ml of liquid and I feel great from it! I haven't been able to workout since a car accident on February 5, but have lost 20lbs of fat over that time using this method.

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on April 16, 2012
at 06:49 PM

Just had a chance to check it out. I did try butter in my coffee once but it was my own idea and it made me question my own sanity at the time. HAHA! thank you for the link! I cook with butter primarily and will try this. I still have no idea what MCT oil is but it says it's optional. And I would agree that his amount of butter is overkill!

3408e1d1c7d6b49fca2edb96b433ff9b

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on April 16, 2012
at 06:47 PM

I can't say I am lactose intolerant. My daughter IS, so that's what I use the lactose free milk. I do believe I feel better with it than regular milk, so maybe I am a touch.

3408e1d1c7d6b49fca2edb96b433ff9b

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on April 16, 2012
at 06:42 PM

I can do butter for sure. Sounds like a great idea! But... What is MCT oil? Guess I'll go check it out! Thank you!

3408e1d1c7d6b49fca2edb96b433ff9b

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on April 16, 2012
at 06:41 PM

I have been under the impression that the intolerances either would not go away or would come back once you restarted them. Also, from my understanding coffe is paleo potentially, even if it is just a stimulant.

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on April 16, 2012
at 05:48 PM

Sounds like you may have histamine intolerance.

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on April 16, 2012
at 05:39 PM

Mrs. Grog?/.....

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on April 16, 2012
at 04:54 PM

Are you lactose intolerant?

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778b36f4f699f202de135ef176fe9ab7

on April 16, 2012
at 05:27 PM

I started doing the bullet proof coffee about a month ago. I don't know if you can do butter at all, but if you can, I find this to be an excellent substitute for what used to be my morning latte.

It's 16 oz. of black coffee (I use a dark roast), 1 tbsp of grass fed butter, and 1 tbsp of MCT Oil. I put it all in the blender for a minute or two and that's it. I even bring a thermos to work so I can have more than one cup.

Here is a link to the website: http://www.bulletproofexec.com/

There is a link half way down the page to the actual recipe, but I feel that he uses too much better.

Good luck on your quest. I struggled with my morning coffee for a while until I stumbled on to this :)

778b36f4f699f202de135ef176fe9ab7

(1123)

on April 16, 2012
at 08:23 PM

MCT Oil has a lot of positive health benefits, according to the information I read. I think it's found naturally in coconut oil, but the product is not coconut based.

3408e1d1c7d6b49fca2edb96b433ff9b

(129)

on April 16, 2012
at 06:49 PM

Just had a chance to check it out. I did try butter in my coffee once but it was my own idea and it made me question my own sanity at the time. HAHA! thank you for the link! I cook with butter primarily and will try this. I still have no idea what MCT oil is but it says it's optional. And I would agree that his amount of butter is overkill!

3408e1d1c7d6b49fca2edb96b433ff9b

(129)

on April 16, 2012
at 06:42 PM

I can do butter for sure. Sounds like a great idea! But... What is MCT oil? Guess I'll go check it out! Thank you!

Medium avatar

on April 16, 2012
at 06:56 PM

I started with a smaller amount of butter with the same mindset. I now use a half stick of Kerry Gold per 500ml of liquid and I feel great from it! I haven't been able to workout since a car accident on February 5, but have lost 20lbs of fat over that time using this method.

778b36f4f699f202de135ef176fe9ab7

(1123)

on April 16, 2012
at 08:15 PM

Good point, Red Leaf!

4b5be253ac1981c690689cab7e4bf06d

(3043)

on April 16, 2012
at 08:36 PM

MCT stands for medium chain triglycerides. Coconut oil is 66% MCT, which is why it is so good for you, as your body burns this for energy rather than storing it. I often have heavy cream and coconut oil in my coffee.

5af4bc9d2c390b0bcad9524f149c1b4f

(1101)

on April 16, 2012
at 08:00 PM

Just make sure it's unsalted! >.>

Ec1503cf03b008d572a067a55050a490

(60)

on April 30, 2012
at 09:53 PM

I've been drinking bullet proof coffee for about 3 weeks. It's the creamiest, most satisfying latte I've ever made. I love making mine with the suggested Guatemalan beans.

778b36f4f699f202de135ef176fe9ab7

(1123)

on May 02, 2012
at 11:42 AM

I know! I can totally by-pass the coffee house without even a hint of a craving. :)

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2a00b9a42e4cb6e489a0e69d20714576

on April 16, 2012
at 07:30 PM

Hemp milk is out on the market as well as flax (I know they aren't the best for omega 3 profiles).

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19acef0aed67ef8dc1118d8e74edb349

(2954)

on April 16, 2012
at 06:24 PM

Why don't you fix your food in tolerances first? Look into the GAPS diet, which might heal your gut so that you can have milk (and other foods) in the future.

If you don't want to go through the Gaps diet, then buy some digestive enzymes to take with your latte. I like Twin Labs enzymes.

I used to have a lot of food intolerances too.

Sorry if this is not much help, but you've pretty much ruled out everything. Aside from soy milk which you should avoid at all costs, and rice milk which is not paleo, but then again neither is coffee :-).

19acef0aed67ef8dc1118d8e74edb349

(2954)

on April 16, 2012
at 07:30 PM

They may or may not, probably depends on the person, severity, how we'll you follow the diet... gluten, grains, spinach, tomato, potato, cheese, used to make me vomit for a whole day after eating them, and now they don't bother me at all, unless I stop drinking bone stock for a while at the same time as overdoing the gluten/dairy. But as long as I have the broth at least 3 or 4 times per week I don't get sick anymore.

3408e1d1c7d6b49fca2edb96b433ff9b

(129)

on April 16, 2012
at 06:41 PM

I have been under the impression that the intolerances either would not go away or would come back once you restarted them. Also, from my understanding coffe is paleo potentially, even if it is just a stimulant.

19acef0aed67ef8dc1118d8e74edb349

(2954)

on April 16, 2012
at 07:33 PM

In your case I'd probably go with rice milk even if it's not paleo... hmm... better than soy milk, and almond milk makes coffee taste yucky.

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