Four Sigmatic Mushroom Hot Cacao with Cordyceps
If you like an occasional chocolate drink you have probably had a hot cocoa, but have you ever tried a cup of hot cacao? The difference is more than a couple of switched letters – cacao is the purest form of chocolate you can consume. It is far less processed than cocoa and contains a lot more anti-oxidants.
With cacao as the flavour base, Four Sigmatic have added organic, dual-extracted Cordyceps mushroom into the mix. Cordyceps is a powerful energy booster, but unlike stimulants such as caffeine, it is a balanced cellular energy boost, and so there are none of the jitters or crashing that can occur with over consumption of caffeine. So rather than a quick spike and drop, you get the benefit of a steady, long lasting energy boost.
Health benefits aside, this is one tasty beverage. For an added touch of sweetness, the Four Sigmatic team use 2.5g of organic coconut palm sugar. Coconut palm sugar is a mineral-rich alternative to refined sugars. Finally, a pinch of spicy chili pepper will tingle in your mouth and awaken your senses.
As you may have gathered, this is not a sitting by the fire in your dressing gown and slippers kind of drink. This is a balanced energy drink, and it is the perfect remedy to the mid-afternoon slump.
Each serving contains only 25 calories, and yet is packed with 500mg of mushroom extract goodness.
Drink it espresso-style by adding a packet to 100ml of hot water.