PRODUCT: Higher Caffeine Teas

More buzz than coffee. Photo by Elvira Kalviste | THE NIBBLE.   Caffeine is a natural stimulant, a compound present in tea, coffee and other beverages. Coffee has more caffeine, 80 to 100 mg. per cup. Among teas, black tea has the highest amount of caffeine, about 40 mg. per cup; with diminishing amounts found… Continue reading “PRODUCT: Higher Caffeine Teas”

TIP OF THE DAY: Uses For Leftover Cooked Grains

Turn leftover quinoa or other grain into a breakfast parfait. Photo courtesy Chobani.   Barley, buckwheat, bulgur, rice, quinoa…. You’re doing your best to eat more whole grains and up your daily fiber content. But if you’re staring down a bowl of leftover grains in the fridge, here’s how to repurpose it. Although it isn’t… Continue reading “TIP OF THE DAY: Uses For Leftover Cooked Grains”

FOOD HOLIDAY: International Waffle Day

International Waffle Day, which originated in Sweden, is celebrated in the U.S. on March 25th. There is a separate National Waffle Day, celebrated on August 24th, that was originally created to honor the waffle iron. The net of it is, you can celebrate a waffle holiday twice a year! Prepared sweet or savory, they can… Continue reading “FOOD HOLIDAY: International Waffle Day”