3 Coffee Recipes That Will Make You an All-Around Healthier Person

As if we needed another excuse to drink more coffee, it turns out that our morning cup of joe has many proven health benefits. To help us capitalize on coffee's preventative health properties, like its ability to reduce the risk of Parkinson's disease and its role in protecting against type two diabetes, we reached out to Isabel Smith, RS, MD, CDN, and Maria Bella, registered dietitian and founder of Top Balance Nutrition, for some extra-healthy coffee recipes.

According to Bella, "Coffee is one of the highest sources of antioxidants in the Western diet." She further adds that it "has a ton of health benefits and almost zero calories when taken black." As most people might prefer their coffee with a little cream or almond milk, Bella and Smith have come up with a few recipes to exploit the magic bean's many healing properties. So what are you waiting for? Scroll down to find the nutritionist-recommended coffee recipes that just might become your new signature beverages.