Coffee

Just The Smell Of Coffee Can Boost Your Performance

You don't have to like drinking coffee to get its mood-elevating benefits. Apparently just the thought and the scent of it alone can make you feel more alert and energetic. The study took college students and gave them a ten-question GMAT algebra test (that’s a hard mat test!). Half took the test...
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Make Your Own Cold Brew Coffee

Summer just started and we're already over the heat! It leads many to take their favorite morning beverage over ice. Cold brew coffee tastes delicious when your barista makes it but you can save a bunch of cash by doing your own cold brew. It's super easy with the knowledge of a few basics and...
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The Reviews Are in For Broccoli-Flavored Coffee

While coffee chains make thousands of flavor combinations daily, adding broccoli doesn't seem to be in demand. However a coffee chain in Australia has become the first in the world that we know of, to offer broccoli-flavored coffee. The Common Folk Cafe in Melbourne has created the "broccolaté,...
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A Reason To Not Stir The Creamer In Your Cup Of Coffee

It's part of your daily routine. Pour coffee in your cup, add some creamer and perhaps a packet of Splenda and mix it all up with a spoon. But what if you skipped the spoon stir altogether? Coffee connoisseur, Joel Kahn, suggest you try it this morning. While you won't have that uniformed color,...
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How Often Should You Clean Your Office Coffee Mug?

Somehow the rules for cleaning differ from your home and the office, especially when it comes to your coffee cup. While you run your dishwasher nightly at home, it’s likely been a few weeks (if not months) since your office coffee mug received more than a casual rinse. But is that setting you up...
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Overdoing It On Healthy Foods Can Be Unhealthy

To live healthier you must exercise and eat right. But just like with exercise, overdoing it on healthy food can have a negative effect. For many active diets the first mistake is focusing on too few foods or food groups and missing the essential nutrients that come with variety. The second and...
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Recycling Your K-Cup Coffee Pods

We have a love/hate relationship with our single-cup coffee makers. With one out of every three Americans owning one we do love its convenience. However the plastic single-serve capsule is where our love turns to hate as an estimated 20 billion of them will end up in landfills this year because the...
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Line Your Plant's Pot With A Coffee Filter

You may have known that sprinkling used coffee around your rose bushes boost their blooms but that's not all that our morning ritual with coffee can do to benefit plants. If you are not confident in your green thumb than perhaps you should look towards your coffee pot for help. When you've returned...
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The Coffee Nap May Be The Best Thing Ever!

Usually you sip a cup of coffee to keep you awake but for the ultimate energy boost consider taking a coffee nap! While you morning cup of Joe is a sacred ritual that starts the day, an afternoon cup of coffee may not be enough. The idea is simple: if you drink a cup of coffee and then take a nap,...
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Make Pickles With Your Coffee Maker

And you thought your coffee maker was just for coffee! We stumbled across a hack in where your coffee pot can be used to create pickles! OMG, are you kidding? And we've got instructions on how you can make your very own crispy and delicious pickles with these steps. First, run water mixed with 2...
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