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?
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?
More sweet and spicy ingredients to your morning coffee? Oh yeah! This recipe however has the most health benefits of any other. Honey is a natural substitute for artificial sugar. Ginger is so helpful in lowering blood sugars and cholesterol, fighting off indigestion and bacterial infections. While you may not get all of that from a small amount in your coffee, by adding these two simple … [Read more...] about Honey Ginger Coffee Recipe
For those of you who want a taste of the tropics, this is the drink for you! The mixture of chocolate and the sweet and nutty flavor of coconut is wonderful. Add that with the strong flavor of a hot black coffee and you have the perfect drink for a warm summer morning. … [Read more...] about Coconut Mocha Coffee Recipe
This is a classic recipe that almost everyone knows, but if you don’t it is definitely worth a try. This sweet creamer is one of the most beloved creamers for people who make their coffee at home. … [Read more...] about Classic French Vanilla Coffee Recipe
The combination of mint and chocolate is wondrous and is perfectly captured in this hot cocoa-esque coffee. This is a warm and creamy chocolate coffee with a splash of cool mint. This drink is best on a chilly evening. We recommend using a half a packet of hot cocoa. Preferred brand: Swiss Miss Milk Chocolate. Let us know what you think of our hot chocolate coffee recipe - "Mocha … [Read more...] about Mint Mocha Hot Chocolate Coffee Recipe
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?
There is no doubt, lavender syrup for coffee is a refreshing way to spice up your favorite iced coffee. In this article I will show you how to make the best lavender simple syrup for coffee, the easy way! Step 1 - Find the Perfect Lavender For this recipe you want to make sure you find culinary lavender flowers. For my lavender simple syrup recipe I am using organically grown lavender buds from … [Read more...] about How to Make Lavender Simple Syrup for Coffee
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?
It's a special treat to enjoy a fresh cup of coffee from the coffee bar at your favorite coffee shop. Why not enjoy this delightful experience every day? Keep reading to discover the perfect coffee bar ideas for your home and how you can create a coffee shop-inspired coffee bar in your home in just five easy steps. (1) Select a Location Choose a convenient location in your kitchen to set up your … [Read more...] about Coffee Bar Ideas, How to Create Your Own Coffee Bar in 5 Easy Steps
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nGS6IQSJXOc The Holiday espresso drink to defeat all others. The Peppermint Mocha is delicious, and tastes like pure nostalgia. You can mix it with milk for hot chocolates, and even add a some Kahlua or Baileys to give it a twist. Or just leave the peppermint out if you're in the mocha mood. Up to you.#peppermintmocha #coffeerecipes … [Read more...] about Peppermint Mocha Recipe
Bulletproof coffee is a trademarked recipe that consists of coffee, grass-fed butter, and MCT oil. The idea of this recipe was founded by health entrepreneur and author Dave Asprey, while on a hike in Tibet. There are divided opinions about the health benefits of the bulletproof coffee recipe, but coffee gurus proclaim it can drive energy and even assist with weight loss. The thought of butter … [Read more...] about Bulletproof Coffee Recipe