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.
Microlot, single origin, small farm, estate -- a coffee's origin and traceability has taken on new value in recent years but understanding the difference and what, if anything it means for your cup, can be tricky. Thankfully, we are up for a challenge! In this blog, moving from macro to micro, we decode these frequently-used, seldom-described coffee descriptives.
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.
A caramel flavored kiss on a cool Valentine's Day is the inspiration behind today's cocktail. Grab your honey, give the shaker a shake, and see how the night unfolds! Directions 1) Rim a martini glass with salted caramel sauce (*see recipe below). Roll the edge slowly over the plated sauce and set aside. 2) In... Continue Reading →
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 →
Few things soothe the senses like the aroma of lavender. When added to your coffee it infuses the brew with a subtle spicy, rosemary mintiness. Gentle waves of lavender will surround you when you sip on this homemade lavender latte -- a perfect, relaxing way to end a meal or start your day.
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 Alzheimers Disease. Paired with a few spices or fatty add-ins, your coffee can become a cup of... Continue Reading →
Love the aroma of freshly baked cinnamon rolls? Can't wait for that first, fresh from the oven, bite? Here is an easy at home way to get that cinnamon roll flavor in your morning coffee!
Nestled between the Java Sea and the Indian Ocean, the island of Java stands small but mighty. This stunning island is the world's most populous, with over 140 million inhabitants, and one of the most dynamic with rugged coastlines, vast mountain ranges, and fertile agricultural lands. Java also happens to be the first island in... Continue Reading →