The Secret Of A Great Drink!

What do you do when you’re down with flu on a cold rainy night? Or you just need a break from your clutter of work? What do you reach for every morning on the breakfast table? Drinking a cup of beverage, be it coffee, hot chocolate or simply a cup of hot milk, is just one of those things that you do as part of your daily routine. However, we usually do not realize what it is that helps make this moment a good one. It is of course, none other than that favorite mug that each of us definitely own. As we are creatures of habits, we tend to use the same mug every single time we have our …

The Top 3 Ways To Eat More Greens

One of the central components of any healthy diet is eating a sufficient quantity of greens. Yet 95% of people who follow a health diet, do not consume enough green leafy vegetables. I’ll admit, I often have trouble (or sometimes even lack the desire) to eat my greens. There are days when I just don’t eat enough of them. I know greens are good. I know I need to eat more greens but I just don’t do it. And then I discovered a fun way to get more greens into my diet. Here are my Top-3 Ways to get more greens into your diet. 1. Make Green Smoothies Green smoothies are great and my favorite way to consume a large …

The History Of Maxwell House Decaf Coffee

Upon drinking Maxwell House coffee, President Theodore Roosevelt exclaimed Maxwell House coffee being “good to the last drop,” it stuck and a famous registered trademark was born. The Kraft General Foods Corporation now owns the brand Maxwell House coffee. Originally, Maxwell House was the name of a well-known hotel in Nashville, Tennessee. The coffee served at the Maxwell House came from a grocer in the neighborhood named Joel Cheek. Mr. Cheek blended the coffee for the Maxwell House. Sadly, the original Maxwell House burned to the ground in 1961. Another Maxwell house was rebuilt in 1970 a few miles away from the original site. This time it had to get permission from the Kraft General Foods, which owns the rights …

The Good And Bad Of Coffee

There have been so many studies over the last twenty-five years about the effects of coffee that many people are confused about the real results. For a few decades, we were told that coffee drinking was unhealthy, and now more recent studies tell us that is not true. Over 400 million cups of coffee are consumed per day in the world, so of course, this is an important issue. The main problem is the caffeine in coffee. Caffeine is a mild stimulant, and therefore raises blood pressure and can increase heart rate. This was of concern to earlier researchers; today, researchers think the effect is so mild and short lived as to be negligible. In fact, we are actually hearing …

Roasting Coffee Beans At Home For The Freshest Taste

Millions of people around the world have discovered the enjoyment experienced by drinking a cup of fresh-brewed coffee first thing in the morning, whether they make it at home or stop at the local coffee shop on the way to work. In fact, millions of people repeat that experience two or three more time throughout the day. So many people enjoy their coffee that there is at least one Starbucks in most cities worldwide. Whether you enjoy a latte, cappuccino, espresso, or a favorite flavor of coffee such as Vanilla or Hazelnut, and whether you are enjoying your cup surrounded by friends at a coffee shop or alone at your desk, coffee is truly one of the pleasures of life. …

Recipes For Your Coffee Makers

Coffee has been around for so many centuries, and is drunk in so many parts of the world, that there are a huge variety of ways to enjoy it. There are a great many more varieties than we can get out of our cappuccino machines. You can enjoy different coffees on their own, or mix them with flavorings, liqueurs and other beverages to make innumerable combinations. Caribbean coffee, Mexican Mocha, Grog, and the Cubano from Cuba are four of a much greater selection of options. To make a Caribbean coffee, you need to heat a coconut in a hot oven for half an hour. Once the coconut has cooled break it open and grate the flesh inside. Heat this in …

Quiche Tupperware Recipe

Tupperware recipes are very popular, although you may never have known you were enjoying one of them. Think back to those delicious Chocolate Lemon Tarts you ate at the last office party. They were mixed and baked in Tupperware, using a Tupperware recipe. Slip back to last Saturday when your neighbor invited your family over for Burrito Frittatas. You didn’t know that was a Tupperware recipe either, but you enjoyed it. Over the years, Tupperware recipes have served many guests at Tupperware parties. Then Tupperware began to publish their recipes on cards. Beverages, breads, desserts, main courses, salads, and dressings – there was a Tupperware recipe for every part of a meal. Since all of their recipes were developed exclusively …

Symptoms Of Asthma Controlled By Herbs?

It’s tempting to think that our modern day medicine is somehow superior to all the ‘primitve’ medicine of our ancestors. But that theory doesn’t hold up under scrutiny. For thousands of years humans used plants and herbs right out of the fields and forests and avoided the horrible side effects of today’s medicine, as well as the creation of “super bacteria” that have grown imperious to our drugs. Here are four asthmatic remedies that have stood the test of time. Ginger Root Reduces Or Eliminates Phlegm The common ginger root can be found in almost every grocery store but its knobby brown appearance is strange to many who are more familiar with the delicious smell of ginger in cookies and …

Pasta Salad As A Healthy Alternative

Pasta has always been associated with weight and a heavy feeling. True, pasta is rich in carbohydrate, a food group most often than not, shunned by weight watchers. However, there are still people who find it hard to avoid this altogether. And they are right in thinking so. Although it tends to add weight if taken in excess, carbohydrate is very important because it gives the body the energy it needs to enable it to do its work properly. So for those who cannot give up pasta, there is an alternative. Instead of having it th traditional way ( with meat and bacon, and cream and all the fatty substances), why not have it as a salad? Below are three …

Organic Coffee: Preserving The World One Cup At A Time

Many people wonder what organic coffee is all about. How does it differ from regular coffee? Is the cost worth it? These may be some of the questions that you think about when you hear or read the words “organic coffee.” Here are some facts that you should know about organic coffee. Organic coffee is not really a new idea. Organic coffee farming is actually the original way to grow coffee. Consider it as part of the trend of going back to the old ways. People are beginning to realize that perhaps the older methods and traditional ways are better than the newer and modern methods. But why is the coffee called “organic coffee”? Organic coffee is named “organic” because …

How To Making Coffee And Espresso

How to buy the roasted coffee? After harvest the beans of coffee. The next step is roasting the beans with high temperature about 220-260 Celsius. Grind them to small molecules. The taste and smelling of the roasted beans may be different in each time, up to many factors such as the size of coffee after grind, roasting time or coffee sources. These are the tips for select the best roasted beans: 1. Buying amount of coffee as you need for only one week. 2. The smelling of the roasted beans should be nice and no smelling of contaminate objects inside. 3. Do not buy roasted beans from the store or supermarket that estate near by the strong smelling food shops. …