Great question! And one that has been speculated for generations! “Where did coffee originate?” Legend has it that an Ethiopian goat herder named Kaldi saw some of his goats eating the cherries of the coffee plant and noticed that they were very hyper and energetic. He tried the berry for himself and gave him the same experience. He felt energized and jittery. Word spread of this and led to coffee becoming one of the most consumed drinks around the globe! There are other origin stories but I like this one the best! So, let’s talk about coffee beans. They are […]
Is Drinking Coffee Black Better For You?
I like my coffee black. The pure flavor of black coffee has become one of my favorite tastes! Enjoying the full flavor and aroma has become a huge part of my morning ritual. I used to drink it with milk and sugar but I decided to wean myself and go full dark. It took a while to adjust but, ultimately, I was able to retrain my palate to first tolerate and then LOVE the taste! Why would I do that, you ask? Let me list the reasons. I’m cheap. There. I said it. I make and drink coffee at home […]
Why Coffee Is Good For You!
If you’re worried about being addicted to coffee, you may want to take a deep breath and read the rest of this post. Coffee may be one of the healthiest addictions on the planet! A huge study out of the UK in 2018 showed that people who drink coffee are less likely to die than non-coffee drinkers. Are you breathing easier yet? In fact, drinking coffee has many health benefits that you may or may not be aware of. Let’s go through them, shall we? First, and most obviously, coffee can improve energy levels. We all know this to be […]