4 Drinks That Will Energize You Without Caffeine
Move over coffee, you're not the only way to energize in the morning. If you'd like to trade that cup of strong black brew for something that wakes you up without the jittery caffeine jolt, here are four non-caffeinated drinks to opt for tomorrow morning.
Apple Cider Vinegar-Cranberry Drink
Actress Nikki Reed uses this blend to help power her through morning workouts, since the apple cider vinegar has been shown to help boost energy (as well as aid in digestion, which can also help put a pep in your step). This apple cider vinegar and cranberry drink recipe is more palatable if you aren't a fan of drinking the vinegar straight.
A tall glass of green juice in the morning offers your body much-needed nutrients for a healthy, energized start to your day. This parsley, apple, spinach, and ginger green juice recipe offers a good dose of vitamin C, antioxidants, and iron, all of which can help raise your energy levels.
If you're craving something hot in the morning, opt for an herbal tea made from peppermint. Even without caffeine, the mint in the tea can help wake you up. Look for noncaffeinated peppermint tea blends at your grocery store, or throw a few mint leaves into a cup of boiling water, cover, and steep for five to 10 minutes.
One more energizing drink after the break!
Chia Seed and Coconut Water Supergreen Drink
Chia seeds are packed full of fiber and omega 3s, both of which offer your body sustained energy. Mix up this chia seed and coconut water supergreen drink in the morning to help wake up while debloating as well.