7 Superfood Drinks All Coffee Lovers Need To Know About

Oh hello coffee with mega body benefits!


Susan Barrett |

Love coffee? Then you’ll love these superfood drinks that come with a host of major body benefits – over and above the deliciousness, obvs.

Moonbean Superfood Coffee

Boost your focus – no jitters required – with this mix of wild-crafted Chaga mushrooms and maca (both nutrient-dense superfoods), raw cacao and cinnamon to stabilise blood sugar, and turmeric, a powerful antioxidant and anti-inflammatory. The cherry on top? Lucuma, a super-nutritious Peruvian fruit, which packs sweetness and a bunch of vitamins. From R20 at Faithful To Nature.

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Moonbean Superfood Decaf

Basically just the decaf version of the above – if you love the taste of coffee (mmmmmmm), but aren’t a fan of its effects on your body (uh-oh). From R21 at Faithful To Nature.

Dr Tom’s Kombucha Coffee

A local probiotic fizzy drink – with serious gut health claims, from detox benefits to promoting digestion. The list is long. And… yes… now it comes disguised as coffee. If you’re a keen kombucha drinker already, or just want to find out what all the hype is about, try this alternative to the tea version. From R27.50 at Faithful To Nature.

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Biona BioMalt Instant Cereal Drink

For those who can’t stomach anything more than a coffee in the morning – but know that breakfast is critical to a healthy, balanced diet – this instant organic drink, a blend of chicory, malt and rye, is the perfect substitute. It’ll satisfy your coffee craving… without the caffeine. And get something inside your belly. From R86 (makes 56 cups) at Faithful To Nature.

Wazoogles Kungfu Coffee Superfood Protein Shake

Looking for a meal replacement smoothie that tastes insane and packs a healthy protein punch? These shakes contain plant-based protein, living enzymes, vitamins and vital nutrients, with zero fillers and artificial additives (nice). Kungfu Coffee is a mix of organic ingredients like maca root, hemp, chia seeds, wild harvested mesquite, heirloom cinnamon (the kick!) and French grown yellow pea protein that help reduce cravings while tasting delish. From R25.50 at Faithful To Nature.

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Futuristic Superfoods Maca Coffee

Replace your regular morning coffee with this superfood pick-me-up to maximise your nutrition, mood and energy levels. A blend of roasted buckwheat coffee, maca root and coconut sugar, with added cacao and vanilla (for those PMS days!), it’s filled with antioxidants, vitamins and minerals. From R702.05 (makes 30 portions) at Faithful To Nature.

Nielsen-Massey Pure Coffee Extract

Behold: the purest form of the bean, extracted to use it in all sorts of kitchen experiments! Try it in desserts (nothing wrong with the occasional indulgence), or use it to spice up soups, gravies and sauces. It’s a pure natural extract, and it’s certified GMO-free, gluten-free and suitable for vegans. No artificial flavours, fragrances or additives. So it passes the test. Wink. From R155 at Faithful To Nature.

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