How to make green coffee? – Comprehensive step by step guide

How to make green coffee

There is nothing that compares to a hot cup of coffee in the morning before you go to work or in the evening after a stressful day. The signature coffee to most people is one made from roasted coffee beans giving it that brown color and signature taste. Well, did you know, just like green tea, we also have green coffee? If you don’t know how to make one, you have come to the right place. This post will walk you through how to make green coffee, stay tuned by reading to the end.

What is green coffee?

As much as we would want to jump straight to business and explain how to make green coffee, isn’t it pretty basic that we first understand what green coffee is?

Let us start off by understanding how normal brown coffee is made. Normal coffee beans undergo processing where the beans are roasted. This is so as to add flavor and reduce bitterness.

What is green coffee? On a general perspective, you can define green coffee Arabica coffee fruits which are not roasted. What happens is that, during roasting, the coffee beans lose a useful compound, the chlorogenic acid which a natural antioxidant in the coffee beans.

Though small amounts are still retained even after roasting, coffee beans which natural amounts or this compound is considered rather healthier than brown coffee.

Factors to consider in ensuring that you make the best green coffee

There is a difference between a cup of coffee and a good cup of coffee. This is also true when it comes to green coffee. There is a list of things that you should be on the lookout for ensuring that you make the best green coffee.

High quality beans

High quality beans

From basic agriculture, we all know that there are two types of coffee plants, the Arabica and Robusta. Among the two, Arabica coffee is considered the best. It grows in highlands and areas which high rainfall. For high quality go for high quality Arabica coffee beans from grown in reputable regions.

Go organic

Opt for coffee that is grown naturally with little to no chemical pollutants. Instead, natural ways should be used to control pests. Other than using chemical fertilizers, organic manure should be used instead.

Purchase the best package

Possibly you will purchase the green coffee beans from a grocery store or online. There are hundreds of brands selling relatively similar products and at times deciding on the best is not always a walk in the park. Before the actual purchase ensure that you research the brand, ideally this should be through reading honest reviews.

Never sacrifice quality for a low price

There is always a tendency to go for the most affordable which is understandable given the hard economic times. However, you should never sacrifice quality for a low price, always go for the best in terms of quality.

Know how to do it right

You have to know how to make green coffee. Don’t assume that it is made the same way as normal coffee because it's not. If you are reading this, then you are on the lucky side since we will walk you through a step by step guide on how to go about making green coffee.

Benefits of green coffee

Benefits of green coffee

There are tones of benefits accrued to consuming green coffee. Though lacking the roast, tasty flavor of brown coffee, green tea compensates with following:

A. Helps in weight loss

In the United States alone, nearly 30% of the population is struggling with obesity. Unlike before where this was only an issue for the mid-aged ground, in recent years, even teenagers are getting obese. The obvious and most recommended solution for this is, “you should exercise at least 5 times a week.” As much as these might be effective, the truth of the matter is, most people have rather busy schedules and simply can’t find time for exercise.

Research has shown green coffee helps in reducing weight loss. The results were derived from experiments done on controlled obese rats and human beings. So, how does green tea helps in weight loss?

  • Green tea contains in plenty chlorogenic acid-When consumed, this compound works as an inhibitor, limiting the number of carbohydrates and calories absorbed into the blood.
  • Green tea helps in burning excess fats in the body- Chlorogenic acids helps in maintaining balanced levels of body nutrients by speeding up the metabolism process to burn off excess fats.
  • Suppresses appetite- A high appetite is a recipe for weight gain. Green tea helps suppress appetite by reducing the pangs of hunger. 

B. The skin

The skin is the largest organ in the body occupying up to 20% of the total body mass. If you have great skin you will automatically appear attractive and well-groomed. Green tea when consumed will benefit the skin in the following ways:

  • Green tea is high in theophylline and Gamma-aminobutyric Acid which helps in delaying wrinkles keeping the skin smooth and youthful.
  • Helps in reducing the effects of free radicals in the body acting as a natural inhibitor to aging.
  • Act as a potent radical booster, this helps in detoxifying the body and getting rid of acne.
  • Green tea is rich in compounds that help nourish the skin keeping it hydrated preventing it from severe damage, sagging and discoloration. 

C. Useful to people with type 2 diabetes

Diabetes has grown to be a national epidemic. For such a deadly disease where you would be required to take meds for the rest of your life, green tea can be an escape route.

  • Prevents the release of excess sugars/glucose by burning excess fats on the body so as to attain the required basic glucose levels.
  • Green tea works as a natural detoxifier by helping get rid of toxins and bad cholesterol in the body. (bad cholesterol is the leading cause of diabetes)

D. Reduces high blood pressure

High blood pressure is yet another disease that most people are struggling with. There is no certain cure to it but consuming green tea can have the following impact.

  • Improve on blood circulation- as we all know, the fatality of high blood pressure is a stroke, heart failure, and renal failure. With an active powder aspring, green tea prevents the clustering of the platelets. This is useful in the sense that it helps keep the arteries open.

Guide on how to make green coffee?

Here is the long-awaited part, a step by step guide on how to make green coffee. To get the best out of green coffee you should learn how to prepare it like a pro and we will show you how.

1. Preparing green coffee from powder

There are various ways in which you can make green coffee one of them being green coffee powder. You can either purchase ground coffee beans or you can grind them yourself with a top-notch grinder. How to go about it:

  • Add 1-2 tablespoons of green coffee powder in an empty cup.
  • Heat water separately until it boils
  • Add the water to the cup containing green coffee powder
  • Leave it for approximately 10 minutes
  • Sieve then drink the freshly made green coffee

2. Preparing green coffee from raw green coffee beans

It is more time consuming but always deliver the desired results.

  • Purchase high quality raw coffee beans, ideally organically grown.
  • Rinse them with water and rubbing smoothly, cautious not to interfere with the paper shaft since it is high in antioxidants.
  • Once rinsed pour the green coffee beans in a pot, add water according to the manufactures instructions.
  • Boil on medium heat for not more than 12 minutes.
  • Give it time to cool then serve to drink.
  • Feel free to add sugar or honey

Precautionary tips

  • Due to high levels of caffeine, people generally allergic to coffee are likely to have diarrhea, headache, and anxiety as side effects. If you fall under this category it is advisable that you consult with your doctor for advice and recommendations.
  • Different brands differ, the making process is the same but the amount of green coffee to add differs, follow the brand manufactures instructions. 

Final verdict

There you have it on how to make green coffee, there is nothing holding you back now. Show some love by sharing this post with a friend or two.

Bryon Isbell

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