All posts tagged: coffee

[InfoGraphic] 13 Reasons why your Brain Craves Coffee

As an avid coffee drinker I cannot imagine starting my day without a nice hot cup of java. But every now and again the ever debated topic about the health effects of coffee comes up. For decades it was believed that coffee or more precisely the caffeine in coffee was bad for your health. Recent

[Recipe] Vegetarian Quick & Easy Tiramisu

I have chosen a delicious vegetarian dessert to end off our vegetarian recipe month. This little dish is easy to prepare and can easily be doubled. This recipe yields 2 servings. Ingredients 3 tsp Instant coffee granules 3 tbsp Coffee liqueur (or Coffee Essence) 250g tub Mascarpone 85g Condensed milk 1 tsp Vanilla extract 4-6

[Recipe] Maple Walnut Coffee Smoothie

Coffee, maple syrup and walnuts, what more can you ask for? Especially in a smoothie. This recipe make 1-2 servings. Ingredients: 2 tbsp Walnuts 2 tbsp Oats, rolled 3/4 cup Almond milk, unsweetened 1/2 tbsp Coffee, ground/ instant 1 pinch Sea salt 1 packet Sweetner 1/2 tsp Vanilla essence 1 tsp Maple syrup 2 Dates,

Your brain on Beer VS Coffee

Never thought I’d right a blog about Beer vs Coffee, but here we are. Both beer and coffee have been around for hundreds of years and are both loved by millions of people. Both beer and coffee can benefit or decrease your health: Health benefits of beer – Strengthens bones; due to high silicon levels

[Recipe] Cellulite busting sugar and coffee scrub

It has been proven that coffee improves circulation in the body. By applying coffee to the skin it may remove and absorb fat and liquid, reducing the signs of cellulite! Ingredients: 1/4 cup sugar, preferably brown 1/2 cup coffee, grounded olive oil Method: In a bowl add your sugar and coffee and mix. Before starting

[Recipe] Coffee Ice Cream Affogato

Italian dessert are always a winner! This dairy free dessert is great for any occasion. This recipe serves about 4 and takes about 4 minutes to prepare. Ingredients: 750 ml Coffee flavoured soy milk 6 Egg yolks 2/3 cups Caster sugar 4 Shots espresso Frangelico, to serve (optional) Biscotti, to serve (optional)  Method: In a

Coffee vs Tea

We all have our beverage of choice and most of us would fight to the death when trying to convince others why our choice is better. But the fact of the matter is both tea and coffee have their pros and cons and it all boils down to which one you prefer. Some of us