Frontier Natural Products, Certified Organic Roasted Chicory Root Granules, 16 oz (453 g)
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- Cichorium Intybus
- USDA Organic
- Certified Organic by QAI
A hardy perennial best known for its association with coffee, it produces a more 'roasted' flavor, with no caffeine. Some coffees offer blends with up to 30% chicory, which cuts down on the caffeine content.
To use as a tea, pour 1 cup boiling water over 1 tsp of herb, cover and steep 3-5 minutes.
Wonderful coffee substitute
Wonderful coffee substitute
I decided to eliminate all caffeine from my diet. Eliminating coffee was the hardest thing to do. I had terrible withdrawal symptoms for several days and craved something to replace my morning coffee. I am gluten intolerant and vegan, so that made it that much more difficult to find a good replacement. I decided to try organic roasted chicory root because I knew that it is often mixed with coffee in different blends and is caffeine free. I was really happy with the results. I put it in a pot with some cinnamon, pour in some boiling water, and let it brew for 5 minutes. Then, I use a strainer to pour out the liquid into my cup. I add some soy milk to it and I find it delicious. I don't miss coffee at all anymore. I sometimes add other ingredients to it, like carob powder, but find the chicory itself is enough for me. I put the contents of the big bag into a large glass bowl that I had. It has an air-tight cover and makes it very easy to use that way. I usually use a heaping teaspoon of the chicory to make a nice, strong brew. I love this stuff and will never be without it from now on. I look forward to having it every morning now.
My wife likes it
My wife likes it
My wife mixes it with coffee and she likes it. It tends to make the coffee taste stronger than I like. 2 stars because my wife likes it, and I can live without it. Too rich for my taste, but it is a great price so 2 stars for good price.
Revised again! (Had to revise my previous 5 star review)
Posted by ManxKat on Jan 06, 2017
Guess I just got one bad batch, last 2 have been excellent!!! We love this chicory! Reordering now! Really good with equal part dandelion root tea and 1/2 part burdock root tea. I make them all separately and mix as I wish. Old reviews: (Previous: Really good!) Last Month: Bleah!! Worst chicory ever, tasted like turpentine and smelled like turpentine after a few days; I even roasted it again to try and give it a roasted flavor and smell, helped some - but still tastes like chemicals. NEVER had this happen before; just have to throw it out. I will give them one more chance on a new package....weird: my iherb order shows that I only bought this in 2013????? JUST BOUGHT IT WITHIN 2 WEEKS!!
Excellent caffeine free alternative to coffee.
Posted by 4854797867975339221 on Dec 17, 2016
I was surprised how much I liked this chicory. Very smooth and not bitter. I crave this now like I crave coffee. I only use reusable k-cups in my Keurig and this works great. You can mix it 50/50 with coffee and at night you can enjoy a warm cup of just chicory and not have the caffeine jitters. I feel better cutting down my caffeine intake, something I thought I couldn't do. I gave up pop years ago and coffee is my vice. I love the chicory/coffee mix. It is delicious and I only drink black coffee. I am very fussy with my coffee. I have noticed a slight difference in taste from bag to bag but have never had a "bad" bag. High quality product from Frontier. Highly Recommend.
Coffee Substitute for those who can't drink coffee
Posted by Reviewer1808312 on Dec 01, 2016
Great substitute for coffee. You can also mix half and half with coffee to cut down your coffee intake.
Loved the chickory coffee flavor!
Posted by healingchildrennaturally on Jun 14, 2016
Great flavor with added nutrition of probiotics.
Posted by Reviewer2883993 on Apr 04, 2016
I use this with a small amount of coffee for my breakfast drink. I like the way the flavor just blends in with the coffees flavor. What I like the most about the chicory is all the health benefits it has. Been ordering this for awhile now. Would like to larger package, since I use it every day. Iherb is 1 of the few places that seems to sell roasted chicory