So, before you start screaming at me for being “anti-coffee”, I’m totally not. Hey, one of the first posts I ever wrote for this blog was about how much I love coffee. You can even check it out here! But sometimes I like the option to feel energized the natural way. With caffeine, there can totally be too much of a good thing. I mean, you really know it when you’ve hit your caffeine breaking … [Read more...] about 7 Natural Foods/Supplements to Feel Energized (Without Caffeine!)
If you’ve hung around with me long enough, you know I heart coffee. I wake in the morning full of anticipation for my morning brew. And I go to sleep at night, dreaming of my coffee adventures for the next day. But what if I could make coffee healthier? Because coffee is great and all. It makes me feel real good. And the smell warms my heart. But I wouldn’t go so far as to call it a powerhouse … [Read more...] about Healthy Substitutes for Regular Coffee! (Caffeine/Decaf Options)
This one is dedicated to my husband, Joe. Who rarely reads my blog and will probably never see this. But whose quest for a better quality coffee creamer has been a big discussion point in our house lately. He’s been trying to cut back on dairy, while simultaneously trying to cut back on sugar. Ouch! That creates a big creamer conundrum. Because dairy is the most usual solution for your cup … [Read more...] about 6 Healthier Substitutes for Conventional Coffee Creamer
There is a price that comes with telling people to buy organic foods. And that price is more than just the up-charge that comes with anything organic. It is the reality that most of us are on a budget and that not all of us have access where we live to good quality organic foods. And I never want someone to not eat healthy just because they can't afford healthy foods that are also … [Read more...] about Organic Foods: Which Ones Are Worth The Money?
Aah, coffee. How I love the smell of you. I know there are people who scatter satchels of potpourri around their houses. I would love satchels of coffee beans so I can be surrounded by coffee aroma at all times. One of my last waking thoughts at night is often of excitement over the next morning’s freshly brewed cup of coffee. Seriously, I am jealous as all hell at those who could be happy with … [Read more...] about An Ode to Coffee (I Love You Despite Your Flaws)