Peanut Butter Coffee Smoothie

Need to amp up your morning routine? Try a Peanut Butter Coffee Smoothie. Some coffee shops are starting to add peanut butter or peanut butter powder to their coffee. You can whip up a smoothie for breakfast that not just your plain old coffee.

The ingredients also have a lot of healthy items in it. Besides brewed coffee, there is a banana, Greek yogurt, peanut butter, peanut butter powder, cocoa powder, oats, milk. You can add healthy seeds such as chia or fruit or granola on top. The recipe calls for brewed coffee, cooled, however, it could probably be made with cold brew as well.

Get the full recipe.

Homemade Coffee Creamer

Now that Autumn is here, many places have the fall flavors of coffee creamer. You can make it yourself. Morning Chores has plenty of flavors to choose from, not only for fall but for the holidays as well. From pumpkin spice to thin mint, caramel and amaretto, marshmallow, vanilla, you are sure to find something you like.

Some of the offerings are vegan, keto, regular fat, high and low sugar, non-dairy or full dairy. Whatever regimen you follow, one of the 49 offerings are sure to be the right one.

If that’s not enough, Mrs. Happy Homemaker takes a different approach. She has a basic recipe of condensed milk mixed with milk or cream and add-ins for different flavors using extracts, spices, or syrups for over two dozen more flavors.

Today is International Coffee Day!

Coffee is certainly something to celebrate! It’s a day to bring coffee lovers globally to share their love of coffee. We also need to remember the farmers it takes to bring us this wonderful brew.

This year, the International Coffee Organization would like to focus on the fact that despite the higher prices for coffee, farmers are not all paid a fair wage for their work. This in turn puts the availability of coffee at risk since the coffee farmers cannot even provide for their families through their work.

There are a lot of people involved in making that cup of coffee. Starting with the farmers, the pickers, the washers, the dryers, sorting and grading, then the roasters, assessing for flavor. Then the stores, the employees, the addons like sugar and creamer.

Learn more: https://www.internationalcoffeeday.org/

Make Your Coffee Even Better

So the Victor crew came across an interesting article on USAToday.com about how to make coffee better for your brain and body. So let’s look at some of the suggestions.

First one is butter. This is just a a nod to Bulletproof type coffee. This is a way people on the ketogenic diets can use. This helps to make you feel full longer. It is suggested to use butter from grass-fed cows or ghee. Coconut oil or MCT is another ingredient you find in Bulletproof coffee.

Another suggestions is mushrooms. This could come in the form of powder. Specifically they suggest chaga or lion’s mane. Mushrooms contain antioxidants. Lion’s mane helps you with focus and concentration as well as the nervous system.

Cinnamon is another thing you can add. Not only does it taste good, it helps with glucose and cholesterol.

Jägermeister Cold Brew

Jägermeister has indeed developed a blend of their Jägermeister in an herbal (blend of 56 herbs, blossoms, roots, fruit) liqueur with arabica coffee and cacao. It is not yet available but will be the beginning of 2020. You can sign up to be notified on their website: jagermeister.com

It has 33% alcohol, so maybe this won’t be your daytime drink of choice. It is meant to be served in frosty shots (with about 10% of the caffeine found in a normal cup of coffee).

Can’t wait? You can try to make your own: