Using powdered milk in coffee is a sensible choice if you do not drink much milk otherwise and it is a good choice for your health. Powdered milk keeps longer than milk, it is easy to portion, and it is much healthier than most creamers. We live in a world of convenience. We seek efficiency … Continue reading Is Powdered Milk Good in Coffee?
Today’s health conscious coffee drinker prefer pure, natural sugar. But which natural sugar is best? Speaking strictly of sugar and setting aside maple syrup and honey for a moment, let’s examine the true nature of raw sugar, cane sugar and brown sugar and how each complements your coffee in its own unique way. Raw sugar … Continue reading Raw Sugar or Brown Sugar?
Yes, coffee can help you lose weight, but not quite as you might expect. Weight management is a very personal venture. Indeed, you might say that it is, at its best, a sized-to-fit endeavor. Different strategies for different people. By now, we all understand that there is really no right or wrong way. It is … Continue reading Can Coffee Really Help You Lose Weight?
The studies speak for themselves. Again and again, they confirm how coffee can elevate the mood and help with depression and how it makes us generally more positive. The ultimate test is run in your own kitchen daily, or at the office coffee bar. You know the results. In fact, you count on them. But did … Continue reading How Do You Hold Your Cup?
You read it everywhere: 2 level tablespoons of ground coffee for every 6-oz. cup. But if you’re a coffee lover, your cup is a mug and it's closer to 8 ounces, if not more. Of course, cup or mug size is not the only factor. Some say they only use filtered water to make coffee, … Continue reading The Correct Coffee to Water Ratio
Whether it is roasted or not, coffee is still subject to the elements. Remember that whole beans offer less surface to the air. Thus, storing whole beans and grinding as needed is a good way to prolong the life of fresh coffee. Storing whole beans and grinding as needed is a good way to prolong … Continue reading How to Store Coffee