Trying to figure out what to do with that leftover coffee? From brownies to muffins to popsicles, here are twenty easy ideas for using leftover coffee.
If I’m being honest, coffee is probably my favorite meal of the day. What can I say? I love a good pick me up. Whether you like it hot or cold, strong or weak, I’m guessing you always have a little leftover in the pot after brewing – am I right?
Don’t toss that liquid gold – turn it into something new and delicious! Below are 20 healthy and delicious ideas for using leftover coffee.
Chocolate Espresso Protein Smoothie
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Thick, creamy and packed with protein, this chocolate espresso smoothie will give you all-day energy.
This homemade vanilla bean horchata iced coffee is downright delicious. Homemade horchata made with lots of vanilla beans and cinnamon and then mixed with cold brew coffee. This drink is made for all you iced coffee lovers!
Slow Cooker Pot Roast is melt in your mouth tender. Chuck roast is slow cooked with potatoes, carrots, onions, coffee and vegetable broth to create a flavorful meal. Put this crock pot roast recipe on your holiday table, or let it cook on a busy day and come home to a warm, comforting meal.
A banana coffee cashew smoothie will get your day started on the right foot! It has a jolt of caffeine from coffee, and healthy fats and protein from cashews. Sweetness and vitamins from bananas round this smoothie out and make it a delicious breakfast option.
Liz Della Croce is the creator and author of The Lemon Bowl, a healthy food blog. Since 2010, Liz has been sharing delicious recipes that just so happen to be healthy. By using real ingredients with an emphasis on seasonality, Liz has built a growing audience of loyal readers who crave good food for their families.
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Someone was just asking me if I had a good recipe for pot roast in a slow cooker. I’ll have to send them these!
Brilliant roundup! My boo is constantly leaving half a pot left over so this is a very appropriate grouping of recipe inspirations for me :-)
That’s perfect then!!
I just loved all the recipes made out of leftover Coffee. Thanks for sharing these healthy and delicious recipes.
Thank you for sharing my leftover coffee ice cubes!
This is such a clever round up of recipes! Leftover coffee is so common, and you have found so many inventive ways to use it!
Thank you so much for this great set of recipe!!! Love them all especially the iced cubs. Perfect for summer time!!
thanks for including me, Liz! we haven’t had much leftover coffee lately (see – 7 month old baby who STILL doesn’t sleep) but i might start making extra just to try some of these!