Beverages

Homemade Coffee Creamer {reducing sugar in your coffee}

Homemade Creamer -by amber's hands-

After sharing my health journey that led me to the ketogenic diet, I shared the post to Facebook and heard from more than one person that they want to try changing the way they eat, but wanted to know, “What do I put in my coffee?!”

Like many people out there, my friends are creamer junkies. Let me tell you, I understand! I was a total creamer junkie for a long time. Like a “Do you want some coffee with your International Delight?” kind of junkie. And if you’d asked me back then if I ever thought I’d be drinking coffee with no sugar in it at all and enjoying it now I wouldn’t have believed you. (more…)

Mexican Hot Chocolate

Over the weekend, we had another large winter storm.  I’m always so tired of winter by this time of year.  Sigh.

In any case, snow storms make me want hot chocolate.  And as far as hot chocolates go, this is one of my favorites.  Mexican hot chocolate.  It’s like regular hot chocolate, but with attitude.  And spice.  I was first introduced to it by my friend Elizabeth at the Minneapolis Farmer’s Market.  And since there’s not much reason to go to the farmer’s market in the dead of winter, I had to make my own.

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