With an increasing number of daily coffee drinkers each year, it’s safe to say Americans love coffee. And if you’re one of the people in the crowd that’s trying to cut down on your caffeine intake but can’t sacrifice the energy boost, it can be hard to put that cup down. But instead of trying to cut out coffee completely, you might want to consider some coffee alternatives that will still wake you up.
“When looking for an alternative to coffee, a lot of finding something that you enjoy depends on what you love about coffee,” Willow Jarosh MS RD CDN, registered dietician-nutritionist, health expert for Health-Ade Kombucha, and co-author of Healthy, Happy Pregnancy Cookbook, tells Bustle. “If it’s the flavor, then looking for something that has a rich, complex flavor is key.