Before I think about getting out of bed in the morning, I am dreaming about a hot cup of java that will help enlighten my senses and give me that jolt of energy I need to jumpstart my day. What is your go-to drink every morning? A nutritious smoothie? A glass of juice? Or is it … Continue reading What Is Coffee? How Coffee Affects Our Lifestyle And Shapes Our Lives
If you made shedding a few pounds one of your goals for the new year, you are probably looking for ways to cut excess calories. The following looks at whether you can make coffee a part of your new healthy lifestyle. Is Coffee Fattening? The simple answer to this question is no. A cup of … Continue reading Is Coffee Fattening? Can Coffee Cause You to Gain Weight?
The purpose of instant coffee is an easy one. There’s no waiting around, no fumbling with filters or carafes, just put some granules in a cup, boil some water and you’re done. But what is instant coffee? Why can’t I just put regular coffee in a cup and get the same result? The difference is … Continue reading Coffee In A Flash: All About Instant Coffee
The French press, which first debuted in 1806, is a wonderfully low-tech way of brewing a full-bodied cup of coffee without a filter. You simply pour hot water over very coarsely ground beans, give the grounds a stir to ensure that they are all evenly saturated, wait approximately 4 minutes, and then depress the plunger … Continue reading How to Clean and Care for a French Press
The most essential elements for a great cup of coffee are the best coffee beans that you can afford and a high-quality grinder. Of course, there are those moments when you are forced to “make do.” Maybe your coffee grinder suddenly decides to call it quits, or you receive a bag of whole beans as … Continue reading Creative Ways to Grind Coffee Without a Grinder
Any dog lover knows that our four-legged companions can be our best friends and confidants. As such, we want to treat them the same as our human friends. While we may offer our canines human food out of love, certain foods and drinks can actually be harmful to our pets. Can Dogs Drink Tea? Although … Continue reading Can Dogs Drink Tea? Is It Safe to Let Your Dog Drink Tea?