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Got Stuck Weight Despite Intermittent Fasting? This Morning Game-Changer Could Be For You

Got Stuck Weight Despite Intermittent Fasting? This Morning Game-Changer Could Be For You

Hey there, friends!

Have you been doing the Intermittent Fasting (IF) hustle and instead of watching pounds melt away, you're wondering why the darn scale is stuck? Or worse, heading in the wrong direction? Friend, I've been there. Instead of slimming down with IF, I found my weight creeping up. What gives, right?

Well, here's the skinny: IF can put your body under stress. And when your body feels stressed, it holds onto fat like a diva holds onto her designer purse. But like all problems, this one has a solution, too. You ready for it? It's breakfast.

Now, before you roll your eyes, hear me out. I was never the girl who craved a big breakfast. Like many of you, my mornings are a whirlwind of activity, and sometimes, breakfast just doesn't fit into the mix. But the thing is, breakfast is important. It kick-starts your metabolism and sets you up for the day. So, I thought to myself, "What if there's another way?" And that's how my gourmet protein coffee was born.

Stress, IF, and The Battle of the Bulge

Intermittent fasting isn't a diet; it's a pattern of eating and not eating. It can have fabulous benefits, like improving metabolic health and helping with weight loss. But it can also stress your body out. Your body reacts to this stress by producing more cortisol, our primary stress hormone. The higher your cortisol, the more your body clings to fat, especially in the belly area.

On top of this, if you're guzzling coffee on an empty stomach, you could be upping your body's acid production, causing discomfort and, over time, potentially causing more serious stomach issues. 

Introducing The Queen of breakfast: Gourmet Protein Coffee

So, how do we combat the stress from IF, especially if traditional breakfast doesn't float your boat? Let me introduce you to the gourmet protein coffee, my answer to this very question. It's perfect for the busy gal on the go, the one who prefers to skip breakfast, or those who are finding it hard to shake off those extra pounds.

Here's the scoop on this fabulous cup of joe:

Protein Perks: It's enriched with collagen protein, helping you start your day with essential proteins, ensuring you stay full longer and keep those muscles in tiptop shape.

Fat-tastic: Cashews are in the mix, giving you a healthy dose of fats that'll keep you full and help moderate that caffeine buzz.

Vitamins, Anyone?: You’re also getting a dose of essential nutrients from collagen and cashews, setting you up for a day full of wins.

Gut Love: If coffee sometimes upsets your stomach, you'll love this – collagen comes with amino acids that are great for your gut health!

Do remember, friends, this yummy blend isn't fasting-friendly because of the calories and nutrients in collagen and cashew, so it will interrupt a strict IF schedule.

Time for a Morning Makeover

Adding my gourmet protein coffee to your morning routine could be just the ticket to kick those stuck scales into gear. It's all about nourishing your body and reducing the stress of Intermittent Fasting to enjoy the body-loving benefits. 

But don't forget, everyone is unique. Your body might respond differently, and that's okay. If anything feels off, get some advice from a healthcare provider or dietitian. Because in the end, it's all about feeling fabulous, right? Exercise, managing stress, and sleeping well are all part of the picture.

So let's do this! Let's revolutionize our mornings with a gourmet protein coffee. Here's to glowing health, boundless energy, and a scale that's moving in the right direction!



Calling All Flavor Enthusiasts! Help Us Craft Our Fall Flavors 🍂☕️

Calling All Flavor Enthusiasts! Help Us Craft Our Fall Flavors 🍂☕️

Hello, Latte Lovers! It’s Matt and Joanna with an exciting invitation for you. We’ve been rolling up our sleeves, stepping into our crafting boots, and preparing to dive headfirst into the creation of our tantalizing fall flavors. We're inviting you—yes, you!—to jump on board and help us in this incredible endeavor.


We are seeking 20 exceptional individuals to join our exclusive group of flavor testers. 

Can you imagine it? Sipping on our gourmet protein lattes, experiencing the burst of flavors before anyone else, and knowing that your input played a vital role in creating that perfect taste. Intrigued? 

Here's what you need to do to qualify:

  1. Go through the list of flavors we've been considering @TheRoastedPurpose instagram account and pick out four that you believe would make the perfect symphony for the autumn season. 🍁
  2. If selected as a flavor tester, you will receive a package of our fall flavors delivered to your doorstep. Your task is simple yet crucial - indulge in each flavor and share your thoughts via our feedback form. But remember, we're working against the clock and would love to have your feedback within a 10-day timeframe. ⏳
  3. Sharing is caring, isn't it? You must tag a friend who loves coffee just as much as you do and who might be interested in joining us in this flavor journey in order to qualify for a flavor tester. Each additional tag gives you an additional entry.  👫
  4. We believe in fairness, so our 20 flavor testers will be selected randomly, provided they meet the above criteria.

This is your opportunity to be part of our team, to make your mark on our fall flavors, and to help us ensure an exceptional taste experience for all. Your contribution as a flavor tester is more than valued—it's essential.

We are thrilled to embark on this delicious journey with you. With your help, we can create fall flavors that are extraordinary, memorable, and just as unique as you are.

So, let's get to it! Let's put our flavor caps on and create something spectacular together. Ready to become a Roasted Purpose Flavor Tester? Head over to instagram now and let the flavorful journey begin!


Matt and JoJo

The Sweet Lowdown: How Eating Protein Before Sweets Can Boost Your Health

The Sweet Lowdown: How Eating Protein Before Sweets Can Boost Your Health

Hey, friends! You know that all-too-familiar rush of energy (and the dreaded crash that follows) after enjoying some sugary goodness?

Well, it turns out that there's a way to have your cake and eat it too - and it all comes down to the order in which you chow down. Yep, it's all about eating protein before sweets. Today, we're diving into the science behind this magical combo and how it can benefit your body.

The Scoop on Glycemic Absorption

Let's start with the basics: glycemic absorption. This is just a fancy way of saying how quickly your body absorbs sugar and releases it into your bloodstream. Foods with a high glycemic index (GI), like our beloved sweets, get absorbed super-fast, which leads to that rollercoaster of blood sugar highs and lows.

The problem is that these wild blood sugar swings can cause insulin resistance over time, putting you at risk for type 2 diabetes and other not-so-fun health issues.

Protein: Your Secret Weapon

But here's the good news: protein can be your secret weapon against these blood sugar crashes. When you eat protein before digging into those sweets, it slows down the whole digestion and absorption process. And the result? A more gentle rise and fall of your blood sugar and insulin levels.

The Perks for Your Body

1. Keep Your Blood Sugar in Check

By eating protein before sweets, you'll help your body maintain steadier blood sugar levels, which can be a game-changer for people with diabetes or prediabetes.

2. Stay Full and Satisfied

Protein has a way of making you feel full and content, so when you eat it before indulging in sweets, you're less likely to overdo it on the calories. Talk about a win-win for weight management!

3. Energize Your Day

By slowing down the sugar absorption, you'll also avoid that quick energy high followed by the crash that makes you want to take a nap under your desk. Instead, you'll enjoy steady, sustained energy to conquer your day like the boss you are!

So, my friends! The simple act of eating protein before indulging in sweets can be a powerful (and delicious) way to improve your blood sugar control, keep cravings in check, ward off chronic diseases, and stay energized. Give it a try, pair your sweet with our gourmet protein latte, and remember, every small choice you make can add up to big results for your overall health and well-being.