14 Products For People Who Hate Coffee
The first thing I do when I wake up in the morning is stick my entire head in a bucket of coffee. It's like a horse drinking water out of a trough, except it isn't. Sometimes, instead of taking a shower, I'll politely ask a stranger to hose me down with Starbucks. Allegedly, there's a population of people who don't drink coffee — a thought that keeps me awake at night. Regardless, if you're part of said population, these 14 products for people who hate coffee will warm your cold, black, coffee-less heart.
Fortunately for the anti-coffee crowd, there are plenty of coffee alternatives to choose from — ones that, like coffee, can help wake you up and even offer their own health benefits. Just to remind you, you could just drink coffee instead. And if you don't like coffee, you could just learn to like coffee.
Wanted to throw that out there as an option.
Whether it's the taste you don't like, the caffeine jitters, the cute little way it stains your teeth, or that adorable way it makes your breath smell like a sock after you drink it, here are 14 alternatives to coffee that are far less superior but acceptable nonetheless. You're welcome.
It looks like coffee and tastes like coffee, but it's actually made from the chicory plant. It's perfect if you avoid regular coffee because of the caffeine. This stuff is naturally decaffeinated. Win.
Kombucha has less caffeine than coffee but enough to give you a nice kick without the crash after. Plus, when you drink it, you get a whole load of healthy probiotics.
Matcha is full of antioxidants and is perfect as a natural source of energy. And! You can cook and bake with it, and this writer can confirm it's amazing. Try the matcha pancakes. They're heavenly.
If angels drink, they're drinking this. You don't need me to tell you how good turmeric is for you. Golden milk puts the pep back in your step and can even help fight inflammation.
Here's an alternative made entirely from black figs, and it's caffeine-free, although it's twice as concentrated as regular coffee.