What does a busy mami do when she doesn't have time to make some cafecito in the A.M.? Reach for instant coffee, of course! Luckily, these days instant coffee comes in many (and delicious!) varieties. Whether it's a classic Colombian brew, a cafe de olla blend or a gourmet cup, having your morning cup of cafe has never been easier.Continue Reading >
Who doesn't like a good rich cup of pumpkin spice latte from Starbucks? There's a reason millions eagerly wait for the PSL to pop up on Starbucks' menus every year. It's delicious. Wait until you get a taste of my version of the PSL. It's easy and promises to be the best pumpkin spice latte you've ever had. Enjoy.
Think your coffee is tasting particularly bitter this morning? Then you might want to take a closer look at the mug it's in rather than the brew you're drinking. A new research has found that the color of your coffee mug could have an effect on how you perceive its taste. Crazy, right? Turns out our brain associates various characteristics with different colors and that, in turn, changes how we taste our drink. Read on to find out what color would make your coffee taste sweetest.
Celebs have been swearing by the beautifying and slimming properties of smoothies and juices for a while now, but I'll admit that I've long thought them to be more for waifish, Gwyneth Paltrow-types. Well, it turns out I was wrong. Several Latina celebs, like Jennifer Lopez and Sofia Vergara, have come out of the juicing closet over the several years, crediting these designer concoctions for their tone, taut and enviable curves. Now, that's what I'm talking about!
I've read all about the crazy amazing health and diet benefits of green tea for years, but I've never been able to get myself to choke the stuff down. I'm just not a tea girl. Now coffee? That's my drink of choice! So when I recently learned coffee may promote weight loss, I just about lost my ever loving mind. Surely, this news is too good to be true, right?
Do you mock hot dog lovers for chowing down on mystery meat? Well, even if you pride yourself on being a green smoothie-drinking, salad-loving, clean-eating poster child, you may be shocked to discover that you, too, are unwittingly consuming some dubious substances--and, worst of all, they're lingering in your cup of coffee! Say what? Well, it turns out some coffee companies are trying to compensate for their decreased coffee output by adding fillers like brown sugar, corn, wheat, soybeans, barley, rice, acai seeds, and even sticks to their coffee batches, grinding up all of the ingredients before packaging the finely milled substance.
Forget coffee and milk, it is much more nutritious to start your day with a tall glass of lemon water. Loaded with health benefits, here are 9 reasons why you need to nourish your body with this refreshing and rejuvenating drink ever yday!
It's National Coffee Day and, honestly, what's better than a delicious cup of cafecito in the morning?
I'll tell you what: coffee desserts for National Coffee Day! These 5 Latin coffee desserts, to be exact. Bake one of these today to have with your morning cup or for that perfect ending to a great dinner.
I don't know what's happened to me in the past year, but I've suddenly become a coffee drinker. It might not sound weird coming from a Latina, but I never drank coffee up until my late 20's. I'm still learning about the different types out there, but so far I've found that my favorite is iced coffee.
It's particularly my favorite beverage to have on hot summer days and you can't go wrong with that. In fact, I decided to add my own little health and weight loss twist to it that you're going to absolutely love!Continue Reading >
When I lived in Colombia I loved my coffee. I sometimes drank seven or eight cups a day. As you can imagine, I often felt fatigued and I had trouble sleeping at night. I finally figured out it was all the caffeinated coffee I was drinking that was causing the problems. Eventually, I also realized that caffeinated drinks were sabotaging my weight loss goals. Once I stopped drinking caffeinated drinks I slept better and felt more energetic. Plus, I lost weight.
If you're serious about losing weight you need to completely eliminate caffeinated drinks from you diet. Here are several of the reasons why: