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12 Unusual Coffee Facts

Ever wondered what the down low was on your favorite caffeinated morning beverages? Well, we've gathered the information, did our homework and have come up with 12 random and unusual coffee facts!   1. COFFEE BEANS SENT BRAZILIAN ATHLETES TO THE OLYMPICS. In 1932, Brazil couldn't afford to send its athletes to the Olympics in Los Angeles. So they loaded their ship with coffee and sold along the way.   2. COFFEE COULD ONE DAY FUEL YOUR CAR. Researchers have had great success in converting coffee into biodiesel. Best of all, used grounds work just as well. 3. The Arabs discovered coffee, but were jealous of their discovery and refused to allow fertile coffee seeds to leave their country. However a 17th-century Muslim pilgrim,...

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What’s our favorite “F” word?

What’s our favorite “F” word?   FRESH! When it comes to coffee people tend to forget just how quickly coffee can go bad! We will get to that in another post but first how can you keep your existing coffee fresh and tasty? -keep in a dark and cool location -keep away from any moisture -A mason jar or sealed container are the perfect way to store coffee. Do not keep your coffee in the bag it came in (unless you drink bandit coffee and use their resealable bag.) -purchasing nitro pre-packaged products when choosing Cassi are important! This is the highest quality and standard coffee packaging in the industry and allows your coffee to already be the freshest! Do...

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9 Creative ...And Unexpected Ways To Reuse Your Used Coffee Grounds

When you reach the gold status level of coffee drinking like I have meaning, I drink so much coffee that it has turned into a lifestyle, literally.  With so much coffee drinking that means tons of leftover coffee grounds! I thought there has got to be something you can do with these bad boys rather than just wasting them. I am sure you have thought of this yourself as well!  Here is a list of my Favorite, and unsuspected uses for left over coffee grounds! Enjoy! Get’s Rid of Flea’s - When Jax first started itching a little bit more than usual I probably acted how a parent just found out there kid has lice. “My dog is not dirty, he wouldn’t...

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SHAKE IT UP!

This summer I made a vow to drink more shakes. I not only wanted to do this to create a quick and easy meal option but a healthier one as well. I felt like working from home and being in and out all day I was feeling like I was living in the kitchen and always cooking something. Even though I felt like I was in the kitchen all the time, I was still always on the go. And being a coffee lover, I came up with my perfect blend of goodness that uses simple ingredients, you most likely have in your home, that won't break the bank, and will leave you feeling happy and full.  Shake recipe’s are a...

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Why Cold Brew is your new best friend…and what you need to know.

About 2 years ago I started hearing about this thing called "cold brew." Now, I'm gonna be honest, I had no idea what this even meant. Was it brewed in a cooler? With ice cold water? Do you have to drink it cold? Is it only made in states that are super cold? I literally was clueless. I then purchased a bottle and I still was not a fan, nor was I convinced that it was actually something extraordinary.  For christmas this year I received a "at home" cold brew kit that stayed in the box for 6 months until Freddy found it and went nuts! I came home one day and one would have thought we opened up a...

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