The healthiest way to drink coffee is hot, black coffee. A cup has virtually no calories or carbohydrates, no fat and is low in sodium. Black coffee also has micronutrients, such as potassium, magnesium and niacin. Making coffee at home is an easy way to cut calories.
Lisa Young, PhD, RDN, author of Finally Full, Finally Slim, says that her favorite type of coffee to make at home is French roast. Death Wish Coffee, a brand based in upstate New York that claims to make the strongest coffee in the world, makes dark and delicious roasted whole-grain coffee (its signature blend). The Smithsonian writes that during difficult times, when coffee was not available, chicory root was often used as a supplement to roast it along with beans, strengthening the flavor and volume of a hot cup. Making Dunkin' coffees at home is almost identical to what you would try when ordering at the store, at least when it comes to your favorite drip coffees.
Gevalia is not the first foreign coffee brand to appear on this list (that honor goes to the Swiss company Nescafé), but it is the first to be distinguished by its origin. In recent years, the brand has changed a few things in its instant coffee recipe and the results leave even more to be desired than before (via Manchester Evening News). Adding sugar eliminates the natural flavor of the brewed coffee, meaning you don't really enjoy the coffee as it is. The beans are fair-trade certified and a line of organic coffees has bright hints of flavor that come from numerous regions of the world.
You'll be surprised to learn that when the original McDonald's opened in 1955, coffee was one of the products they sold. An affordable price is one of the great attractions offered by Eight O'Clock Coffee, but the flavors aren't bad either. This blend takes some of the best coffee beans from all over the world and brings them together to create a high-powered yet complete beer. There are a lot of things to think about when choosing the best coffee to drink black, but once you have it, you'll understand why it's a great choice for any coffee drinker.
Each bag contains 12 ounces of ground espresso beans that can be used in an espresso machine or drip coffee. So make yourself a pot of your favorite roasted coffee, add some almond milk with a pinch of cinnamon and have the perfect cup of coffee without all those empty calories added.