Recipe ~ Lion’s Mane Bulletproof Coffee
Our Lion's Mane extract has a mild, delicious umami-like flavour and can easily be added to tea, coffee, smoothies, breakfast bowls and a variety of meals.
One of the easiest ways to incorporate Lion’s Mane into your routine is to reach for a Day Blend which has a combo of Lion’s Mane and Tremella or add a ¼ tsp of Lion’s Mane extract to coffee.
We’re a ‘couple of coffees a week kind of crew’. When we are making a strong morning brew, we like to make a Bulletproof coffee recipe. Bulletproof coffee is made by adding MCT oil and butter or ghee. This addition of fat helps to slow digestion meaning the coffee is absorbed slower and therefore slowing the release of caffeine. This helps to mitigate the post-coffee crash.
MCT oil (medium chain triglycerides) is most commonly derived from coconut oil. We can’t get enough of MCT oil and often find ourselves adding it to the most unlikely meals! One of the primary benefits of MCT oil is its ability to promote weight loss by increasing satiety and boosting metabolism. MCT oil is also thought to have benefits for cognitive function as MCT oil is converted into ketones in the liver, which can provide an alternative source of energy for the brain. This is why if we’re having a coffee we love adding Lion’s Mane to it, to double down on the brain-boosting benefits.
Lion’s Mane, a Natural Nootropic
Lion’s Mane mushroom is revered as a natural nootropic. Nootropics are substances that are believed to enhance cognitive function, particularly in areas such as memory, creativity, focus, and motivation.
Lion’s Mane has been studied for its ability to support the growth and regeneration of nerve cells in the brain. Lion's Mane contains compounds called erinacines and hericenones, which have been shown to stimulate the production of nerve growth factors (NGFs) including brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF). NGFs are proteins that play a key role in the growth, maintenance, and survival of nerve cells, while BDNF helps support neuroplasticity which is crucial for learning and memory.
What’s more researchers from The University of Queensland recently uncovered a new brain-supporting compound in Lion’s Mane mushroom N-de phenylethyl isohericerin and studied its potential to boost nerve growth in the brain, promote connections between neurons and enhance memory. Lion’s Mane really is the ultimate shroom for brain power!
tsp MCT oil
Optional grass-fed ghee or butter
Prepare your coffee in your favourite way; machine, French press, Aeropress.
Add MCT oil.
Add Lion’s Mane extract.
As an additional option, add grass-fed ghee or butter.
Blend in a NutriBullet or blender and enjoy!
Inner Atlas Lion's Mane Mushroom
We've worked hard to bring you the most potent and pure medicinal mushroom extracts available in Australia, so that you can access the incredible benefits they possess.
Our Lion's Mane extract is:
- Semi-wild crafted, grown on hardwood in natural environmental conditions - rather than being grown indoors on rice or grain.
- Certified USDA & EU Organic.
- Grown Di Tao – sourced from the traditional, pristine and remote Gutian County growing region in China.
- Fruiting body only – 100% real mushrooms with no added fillers or mycelium.
- Lab-tested for purity.
- Highly potent, containing greater than 30% beta-D-glucans.