Fact or fiction: Can you add coffee grounds in your garden? And should it be used coffee grounds or unused? Turns out this is a tough one to answer. For the compost bin You need both brown compost material (dry leaves and newspapers) and green compost material (food scraps, grass clippings, used coffee grounds and used paper coffee filters). There should be a 4-to-1 ration of brown and green … [Read more...] about Can You Add Coffee Grounds In Your Garden?
Coffee Pod Guilt You can’t beat the convenience of single-serve coffee makers—but the environmental cost of these machines is real. Standard pods are not biodegradable and end up in landfills and rivers, and eventually lakes and oceans. The plastic breaks into small pieces that can choke and kill wildlife. Coffee pods have been around since the late ’80s (think Nespresso) and started … [Read more...] about Why You Should Recycle Coffee Pods and K-Cups
Your alarm goes off. Time to start the day. And time for coffee! However, first-thing-when-you-wake-up isn’t the best time for you to have caffeine. Wait At Least An Hour (Or More) Cortisol, the “stress hormone,” regulates metabolism, immune response, and blood pressure and makes you feel alert and focused—it’s secreted by your adrenal gland when you’re stressed, but it’s also produced at … [Read more...] about What’s the Best Time of Day to Drink Coffee?
One of the most exclusive varieties of coffee, Kopi Luwak Coffee that you can buy comes from a curious source. Here's how it works. Coffee cherries are eaten by animals civet cats, monkeys, elephants, bats and birds. The seeds of the coffee cherries (aka. the coffee beans) remain undigested, and come out in the animal's poop. They are collected, cleaned, dried, aged, roasted, and sold for anything … [Read more...] about What Is Kopi Luwak Coffee?
Getting ready in the morning for work can be a challenge, especially if you have kids. For most, brewing fresh coffee is an essential part of the morning routine. So the question remains, can I freeze coffee beans to preserve a better taste? The answer is yes, as long as you prepare for a slight change in taste. From high-tech coffee machines to percolators and French presses, there is not … [Read more...] about Should You Freeze Coffee Beans For Better Flavor?
When Is National Coffee Day 2021? National coffee day or sometimes called International Coffee Day was first celebrated in Japan in 1983, and is now celebrated globally as a way to promote fair trade and raise awareness for the plight of the coffee farmers. That's what it used to be. Today, it provides us with the perfect excuse to celebrate and drink more coffee on this particular … [Read more...] about When Is National Coffee Day 2021?
Cold brew coffee has been all the rage lately. It has been showing up in coffee shops around the country and it often commands a premium price. But what makes cold brew coffee so different than regular coffee, and is it possible to make it at home? With the summer heat, many coffee lovers are looking for a caffeine boost that is also refreshing. What is Cold Brew Coffee? Cold brew coffee is just … [Read more...] about What Is Cold Brew Coffee?
In a standard cup of coffee (let me repeat the word standard) use 95mg of caffeine per 8oz. Here is a comparison of the amount of caffeine in coffee between Dunkin' and Starbucks: Dunkin' Medium Hot Coffee: 21omg of caffeine Dunkin' Medium Iced Coffee: 300mg of caffeine Starbucks Grande Hot Coffee: 330mg of caffeine Starbucks Grande Iced Coffee: 165mg of caffeine Six Ways To Reduce … [Read more...] about How Much Caffeine Is In Coffee?
Who doesn't enjoy a hot cup of coffee in the morning? For many, it's a morning ritual and one that inspires those who aren't morning people to hop out of bed. Coffee itself has potential health benefits. Some studies link drinking coffee with a lower risk of premature death. However, most of these studies show an association between drinking coffee and a lower risk of disease, and that doesn't … [Read more...] about Does Mushroom Coffee Have Health Benefits?
Who doesn't enjoy a trip to Starbucks? If you are trying to lose weight, hopefully you choose a cup of brewed coffee rather than a dessert coffee drink with 500 plus calories and more sugar than a doughnut! Assuming you choose well, could that cup of caffeinated coffee help you lose weight? Let's looks at what science says about caffeinated coffee and its impact on weight. Can Drinking Caffeinated … [Read more...] about Can Drinking Caffeinated Coffee Help You Lose Weight?
This is one of the most popular coffee recipes that can be found on the internet -- black coffee with honey! We believe that black coffee lovers truly love the flavor of a fresh coffee bean. Furthermore, the health benefits and wealth of antioxidants of black coffee can have superior effects on everyday life. Adding honey to your black coffee is the perfect solution for a sweeter cup in the … [Read more...] about How To Make Black Coffee With Honey for Weight Loss
Green coffee beans are coffee seeds (beans) of Coffea fruits that have not yet been roasted. The roasting process of coffee beans reduces amounts of the chemical chlorogenic acid. Therefore, green coffee beans have a higher level of chlorogenic acid compared to regular, roasted coffee beans. Green Coffee is a superfood & on international Coffee Day let's try & sip a cup of #GreenCoffee To … [Read more...] about What Is Green Coffee?
The amount of calories in iced coffee depends on the ounces in the drink and if the coffee is flavored naturally or artificially. An iced coffee beverage in a regular 8 ounce cup has about 80 calories. On average, iced coffee allows for about 10 calories per ounce. This can change if extra milk, sugar or any other ingredient is added to the beverage. Iced Coffee In A Travel Mug In a travel mug, … [Read more...] about How Many Calories Are In Iced Coffee?