A coffee nap? Yes, you read this correctly. Drinking up to 12-ounces of coffee before settling in for a maximum 20-minute power nap will keep you alert, refreshed, and fatigue-free.
Drinking coffee before your daily meditation practice can get you mentally and emotionally prepared and aid you in the creation of purposeful habits, positive triggers, and mindful living.
When you think of sipping a delicious cup of coffee odds are, your first thought is not ‘ah, I feel so relaxed’. You may, however, feel more at peace, a little cheerier, or even buoyant. While you may not consciously process it, this sense of ease is the result of a chemical change in your… Continue Reading →
Reduce inflammation, ward off hunger, and give a little extra support to your body, inside and out, by upping your coffee game! Alone, a cup of black coffee offers numerous health benefits from increased alertness to prevention against Alzheimer’s Disease. Paired with a few spices or fatty add-ins, your coffee can become a cup of… Continue Reading →
Coffee is that elusive workout partner you’ve always wanted but never thought you’de find — it lifts your mood, energizes you, minimizes pain and the perception of boredom, and even helps you burn more fat — up to 3 hours after you’ve stopped moving! The key to unlocking this dream-like ally? Timing. According to the… Continue Reading →
Ginger is a fantastic flavor boost for coffee. Widely recognized for its health benefits, especially as it pertains to stomach issues, ginger also adds a wonderfully sweet and earthy flavor to your cup. Today I have combined ginger with two other health-boosting ingredients – honey and cinnamon. The result is a palate-pleasing, immune-boosting and decidedly healthy twist on your favorite morning libation. Enjoy!
The health and wellness benefits of coffee are often touted. Here they are given a boost with the addition of cinnamon and coconut milk. Cinnamon, in addition to having that wonderful aroma and flavor that blends so naturally with coffee, is also loaded with antioxidants and is said to have anti-inflammatory properties. Also, it has been linked to both a reduction in heart disease and cancer. Coconut milk has been shown to boost your immune system, help with weight loss, and increase heart health. It also adds a natural sweetness and creaminess to your coffee without adding any extra cholesterol. By combining these ingredients, we have upped the ante on your morning libation. This is one powerful, health-boosting, frothy delight of a latte. Enjoy!
Have you made new year resolutions only to find out that your scheduled pre-work jog doesn’t jibe well with dark, cold mornings, or that your resolve to learn something new is no challenge to the lure of home, comfy clothes, and your favorite throw on a chilly, dark evening? You are not alone! It’s almost… Continue Reading →
If you love your coffee and are craving a touch more spice, a bit more texture, or an extra drop of natural sweetness, the following these herbs and spices are that ‘little more’ you’re looking for.