Coffee is just so refreshing isn’t it? You may wonder how you can enjoy your coffee differently than you do. Be sure that you haven’t explored every option available to you. Continue reading to find out just how you can spice up that next cup of joe in the morning.
If you are drinking coffee for the caffeine content, keep in mind that the darker is, the less caffeine it has in it. This is because the amount of caffeine is diminished when is roasted for longer. Most people have the misconception that it is the total opposite.
If you must add something creamy , consider using real milk instead of whitener. Whitener is a frightening blend of ingredients you can’t pronounce, while milk of any sort – be it cream, homo, 2% or skim – provides protein, vitamin B12 and other great nutrients your body needs.
Consider trying a French press when brewing your coffee for a richer more robust flavor. The oils that flavor are absorbed by paper filters in traditional makers. A French press doesn’t use a filter, and instead the mental plunger pushes it grounds down in the press, which results in a stronger flavor. The oils will give a richer flavor if they stay in the brew.
Have you ever tried drinking ice cold coffee or cappuccino? This is a good way to get the caffeine you need while drinking a refreshing beverage. You can either use instant , mix it in cold water and add some ice or put some grounds in a fine filter and place it in a glass of cold water.
There have been many studies about is healthy or harmful. Some state that the caffeine in it can be harmful unless it is consumed in moderation. Other studies seem to indicate that coffee can work as an antioxidant, and can actually help prevent some diseases such as cancer.
The human body needs at least four hours to eliminate caffeine. You should keep this in mind if you want to drink a little before going to bed. It is best to drink a decaffeinated beverage if you need to go to sleep within the next few hours.
One way to ensure that your iced drink does not become watery when you place the hot water over ice is to use ice cubes made from coffee. To make coffee ice cubes, simply pour freshly brewed room temperature coffee into your ice cube trays and freeze. When you are ready to enjoy an iced coffee, place the frozen coffee ice cubes in a glass and fill with your freshly brewed coffee.
Now are you excited? Get pumped, and go buy that gourmet blend you’ve been wanting to try. Experiment with different flavors, add some different ingredients to it. Heck, even through it on some ice! Remember what you’ve read here as you jump out of bed tomorrow for that fresh of the day.