November 6, 2014

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Say NO to the Pumpkin Spice Holiday Creamer!

With the holidays around the corner I felt the need to share the pitfalls of these ever so popular sweetened non-dairy creamers. You know, all those yummy dessert sounding creamers that are presweetened like Dolce De Leche, Pumpkin Spice and Peppermint…there are so many. Have you ever looked at the ingredients listed on the bottle? […]

September 16, 2014


Coffee Soap Does What?

It all started when my best friend and wife Candy showed me this article from one of her woman’s health magazines. She asked me if I could use my fresh roasted coffee and make her some of this cellulite erasing soap! Since I live by and endorse the fact that nowadays, “there is no excuse […]

August 4, 2014

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My Coffee Adventure in Belize

It was a warm 80 degree morning on Ambergris Caye (Belize’s largest island). My wife and I sat down to a beautiful view of the Caribbean Sea with a refreshing ocean breeze at a beachfront café. I ordered a traditional Belizean breakfast of eggs, sausage, refried beans (why do they call them that? They’re not […]

July 7, 2014


Which Coffee Beans Are Better? Shiny or Dull?

I get asked this question a lot! Usually after someone sees the coffee I roasted for them or sees my beans as I prepare some coffee. The fact is almost all commercially roasted coffee is shiny. The shiny or oily texture of the bean is not a good thing at all. On the contrary, the […]