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Make a Delicious Latte

A Good coffee starts with good beans. For the best tasting latte possible, head over to your favorite local coffee shop (Ideally one that roasts their own! Yum!) and have a conversation with the barista about their espresso roasts. If that’s not possible, there are nationwide options like Stumptown Coffee Roasters. I also sometimes pick up organic espresso from Sprouts or Whole Foods and like it, so it’s just a matter of taste!   Ideally, you’d store your whole beans in an airtight container like a coffee vault and then grind them in a burr grinder right before brewing. However, I promise I won’t call the coffee police if you use the grocery store grinder (or have a barista grind your beans...

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How to Brew Coffee

Coffee is personal - the right way to make it is how you like it best.  Here are our tips to brew a classic cup of coffee. The Equipment Make sure that your tools — from bean grinders and filters to coffee makers— are thoroughly cleaned after each use. Rinse with clear, hot water (or wipe down thoroughly), and dry with an absorbent towel. It’s important to check that no grounds have been left to collect and that there’s no build-up of coffee oil (caffeol), which can make future cups of coffee taste bitter and rancid.   The Beans Great coffee starts with great beans. The quality and flavor of your coffee is not only determined by your favorite brewing process, but...

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10 Benefits of Coffee

Here are some amazing reasons why you should drink more coffee: 1. Coffee Raises Your Metabolism and Helps You Perform Better Physically Studies have shown that drinking coffee can actually raise your metabolism and help you burn fat at a faster rate, thus positively affecting your weight loss. Caffeine does this by stimulating your nervous system, causing it to send signals to your fat cells to break down body fat. It also has been shown to improve athletic performance and endurance during exercise. Just these two reasons alone are awesome enough to drink more coffee, especially before heading to the gym!   2. Coffee Is a Great Sources of Antioxidants and Essential Nutrients Believe it or not, coffee has a lot...

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