Relationship status: looking for a tall, dark, rich cup of coffee. That is pretty easy if you add a dash of cream. But, for black coffee drinkers, this can be a challenge. Without cream, your coffee must be of stellar quality with the smoothest edges.
Black coffee drinkers are often purists. Some may say they are coffee snobs. Whatever you call them, they deserve the best K-Cup® coffee to drink black. We are here to help. In this article, we will share our favorite black coffee K-Cup® coffees.
It is no coincidence that the majority of these coffees are dark roast. Dark roast coffees for Keurig® brewers tend to be popular as they seldom taste watered down. All these choices will give you the “tall, dark, and rich” cup of black coffee you have been wanting.
The benefits of drinking black coffee are numerous. It may be true that you can reap these rewards if you use cream and sugar. But, black coffee gives you all of the advantages below with only about 2 calories!
Black coffee contains no sweetener or milk. So, as we mentioned it has very few calories. Consider this – black coffee only has about two calories per cup while a 16-ounce Frappuccino has about 240. Making this switch alone will have a huge impact on your diet. But, coffee comes with more benefits that may help you lose weight.
Everything in moderation – especially black coffee. Drink too much, and you face dangerous health risks from excessive caffeine. An average 8-ounce cup of joe contains about 95mg of caffeine. Most recommend less than four cups per day or about 400mg. Be sure to stop drinking coffee around dinnertime or 5 pm. Otherwise, you might not be able to sleep.
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