Some love coffee as black as the night. Others prefer to mix it up a little, add ingredients to spice it up. Today, we’ll talk about healthy coffee creamer ideas and a few alternatives to coffee creamers.
Do you want to perk up that coffee?
Let’s have a look at how you can prepare a healthy coffee creamer from home. And which are the best healthy creamers you can find online. Some of them are truly decadently luxurious creations that you’ll be enjoying in no time, loving them to the very last sip!
Let’s get to it!
Yes, I love a tasty aromatic and deep espresso. But not day after day. that’s why I prepared a list of alternatives to a classic coffee and milk combo. Why drink a boring cappuccino every day, when you can improve your game with only a few little twists?
- Best healthy coffee creamer list
- Homemade coffee creamer recipes
- Alternatives to coffee creamer: put this in your coffee instead!
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Best healthy coffee creamer list
With 4 MCTs, this is a plant-based fuel for your brain, coffee, and body. The original contains organic coconut sugar but it’s made with high-quality ingredients. Laird is available in different flavors: original, turmeric, cacao, unsweetened, and chocolate mint. Choose to your heart’s desire and store it in the fridge once opened. Use an immersion blender to dissolve it completely.
A combo of almond milk and coconut cream, this is a vegan option that combines nutty and creamy in one pack. No soy, no dairy, with only 15 calories per serving, this unsweetened creamer comes in four different flavors: original, unsweetened, vanilla, and hazelnut. It’s a great alternative to dairy half and half, just shake well before using. Kosher and GF without the necessary trip to the grocery store!
This one’s got you all covered: keto, vegan, paleo, whole-30, and more. It’s non-GMO, GF, carrageenan-free and it can be used with your favorite sweetener or without! This one comes with a pack of three and it’s rich, creamy, and smooth. Similarly to the previous one, it combines almond milk with coconut cream, available in three flavors.
Great for the keto, vegan, GF diets, and all those who want to keep the daily sugar intake under control. It’s a zero-sugar creamer that’s versatile (stick it in your tea or smoothie if you wish) and non-GMO. It has a lovely consistency and makes a nice foam. It’s creamy and it can easily become your to-go dairy substitute!
It’s organic and keto-friendly. It’s made with coconut oil and grass-fed ghee, but this one may not be for everyone. Yes, it’s healthy, it’s free of GMO ingredients, and all that nasty stuff. But the flavor depends on your coffee style and preferences. You can choose between 4 flavors (original, cinnamon, vanilla, and naked). Oh, it’s not eligible for returns in case you really hate it. Because it will boost your coffee with healthy fats if that’s something you want.
Homemade coffee creamer recipes
If you want to have a complete control over what goes into your coffee creamer, you can easily make one yourself at home! I’ve gathered a list of the tastiest homemade coffee creamer recipes; these are healthier alternatives to the classic creamers you can pick up at the grocery store!
1. Peppermint Mocha Coffee Creamer (dairy free)
A healthy alternative to store-bought products, this naturally sweetened creamer is very easy to make, paleo-friendly, vegan, and GF. You’ll need 6 ingredients to whip this one up and it’ll keep impressing you and your friends all summer and winter long. It’s great to add to cold brew coffee as well, so don’t hesitate if you love mint!
Does your coffee need a makeover? Great, you need to make this snickers creamer. It’s paleo and vegan; coconut milk makes it super creamy and it gets is sweet notes from the dates, so no artificial ingredients involved! Double it or triple it, depending on your desperation.
Erin who made this recipe is a little obsessed with coffee, just like you and me. So it’s safe to say that she knows what she’s doing with her coffee creamer recipe! You have to give it a go. Because it’s creamy and because it can be completely unsweetened if you want it to, and because you can double the recipe easily to pamper yourself this summer!
4. Salted Caramel Coffee creamer (dairy-free)
Forget about the commercial coffee creamers completely. Give this salted caramel a try. It’s cheaper than Starbucks and healthier and you can keep it at the reach of your hand at all times! all you need to do is make the caramel sauce and add some salt. And a few other ingredients that will elevate the creamer and your coffee!
5. Banana bread Coffee creamer (dairy-free)
But why bananas? Well, because you surely have a black banana lying in your fridge. And no one wants to eat it because it’s just soo overripe. Well, if you have overripe bananas lying around and have no clue how to use them, this may be the solution: banana bread creamer! You’ll need coconut milk as well, and a few other things. But bananas are the star here! Don’t forget about a dash of cinnamon if you’re feeling particularly frisky!
Alternatives to coffee creamer: put this in your coffee instead!
Don’t care about coffee creamers? There are other options for you to add to your coffee to adjust it to your tastes. Feel free to combine more than just one ingredient in the piping hot cup of joe!
- Organic full fat coconut milk
- Organic coconut oil
- MCT oil
- Ghee or grass-fed butter
- Grass-fed heavy cream
- Whipped coconut cream
- Keto coffee creamer
- Cocoa butter
- Ice (large chunks or crushed)
- Spices (cardamom, cinnamon, black pepper…)