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Tuesday, December 6, 2022

Yummy Treats Every Foodie Will Drool Over

 


When it comes to food, there's always something new and exciting to try. It could be the best plant-based sunflower cheese spread or the latest tasty snack. If you enjoy treats and are looking for some inspiring suggestions, read on. In this article, we've compiled a list of some of the most delicious and drool-worthy snacks that'll tantalize your taste buds.

CNY Goodies

 The Chinese New Year is a great time to celebrate and eat with friends and family. There's Ang Ku Kueh which are sweet rice flour cakes, and they come in various colors and fillings. These traditionally feature red bean paste or mung bean paste. You'll often find them wrapped in banana leaves too. Pineapple Tarts have a flaky crust with a sweet pineapple jam filling. Bak Kwa involves thin slices of pork jerky marinated in a sweet and savory sauce.

 You may also wish to check out Mung Bean Cake and Kueh Lapis. If you research CNY goodies online you can access free delivery deals or collection arrangements, and same-day deliveries (subject to terms and conditions). If you're looking to buy something as a gift you could choose a pineapple tart and Kueh Lapis bundle pack.

Something With Nutella

 Nutella is a chocolate and hazelnut spread that's been enjoyed for literally decades. It’s loved by many people around the world as a delicious alternative to traditional chocolate spreads. When it comes to snacks featuring Nutella, there are endless possibilities. You can use it as an ingredient in desserts (such as cupcakes with Nutella frosting) or a Nutella-stuffed French toast breakfast sandwich.

 You could also go for something slightly healthier like oatmeal bars with Nutella swirls or homemade granola with chunks of Nutella mixed in. Alternatively, keep things simple and just enjoy some fresh fruit slices dipped into creamy Nutella dip. No matter what your preference is, you can easily whip up a tasty snack featuring this delicious spread.

Something with Cheese

 Many foodies love cheese, and it makes a great topping for just about anything. There are plenty of savory snacks out there to indulge in. You can go for something like a classic grilled cheese sandwich made with your favorite type of cheese. Or you could try a baked Brie topped with honey and nuts or some cheesy garlic bread slices. If you’re feeling creative (and more hungry), you could even make a delicious homemade macaroni and cheese dish. From simple recipes to more elaborate creations, there are plenty of options featuring cheese.

Some other snack ideas include:

     ~ Cheese balls rolled in herbs

     ~ Crispy cheese straws

     ~ Cheese and bacon puff pastry twists

     ~ Mini quesadillas

     ~ Prosciutto and brie crostini


Something Sweet

 For those with a sweet tooth, chocolate mousses can be an indulgent delight. They're creamy and rich, as well as providing a burst of flavor. A great way to make them extra special is by adding fresh fruit toppings such as blueberries or raspberries. Another decadent treat is crème brûlée - a deliciously creamy custard topped with crunchy caramelized sugar. Topped off with a dollop of cream or ice cream, it’s sure to tantalize the taste buds.

 The classic cupcake can never go wrong and you can choose from different flavors like vanilla or lemon (and top it off with delicious buttercream frosting). These cupcakes can be decorated to appeal to the eye. You could add a few sprinkles, fresh fruit, or nuts for an extra inclusion of texture and color. Scones are also a delicious treat, paired with clotted cream and jam for a taste sensation. Finally, no sweet treat list would be complete without ice cream sundaes. Layer up ice cream flavors with caramel or chocolate sauce, topped off with whipped cream, chopped nuts, and sprinkles.

Something Healthy

 They say that if it tastes nice it must be fattening, but that's not always true. If you're looking for something sweet but still healthy, try frozen banana ice cream. All you need is a couple of ripe bananas and a food processor or blender. Peel and chop the bananas, then freeze them on a tray or plate. Once they're frozen, put them in the blender with a splash of milk (almond or cashew work best) until smooth and creamy. For an extra kick, add your favorite toppings like nuts, dried fruit, coconut flakes, or cinnamon.

 You can also make crispy baked apples as another healthy option. Core two apples and slice them into thin slices before laying them flat onto a baking dish (lined with parchment paper). Drizzle honey over them and sprinkle them with cinnamon before baking. These make for the perfect snack when you're craving something sweet but don't want to pile on the pounds.

Try Some Salad Options

 Salads make a great snack or side dish. You can easily take them along to picnics, BBQs, and other outdoor events. Think beyond the typical iceberg lettuce, carrots, and tomatoes. If you’re feeling creative, add some fresh fruit to your salad - such as strawberries or blackberries. You can also go for different types of greens like spinach, kale, and arugula. Add a sprinkle of feta cheese and some crunchy nuts like almonds or walnuts. Drizzle it all with a light olive oil vinaigrette dressing and you have a delicious salad that every foodie will love.

 For those craving something more savory yet still healthy, why not make a warm quinoa salad? Start by cooking the quinoa according to the package instructions. Add roasted squash diced into cubes or slices of bell peppers for color and crunch. For flavor, you can add diced red onion and some fresh herbs like basil or oregano. Drizzle it all with a light olive oil-based dressing to finish off the salad.

 You may also wish to learn about s'mores dips, berry trifles, chocolate-dipped bacon, and ice cream cone cupcakes. If you research well and follow the instructions you'll be delighted with the results. Both you and your family or friends will enjoy these snacks and be keen to eat more in the future.



Monday, December 5, 2022

Death Wish ~ The Worlds Strongest Coffee Tasting Review

 There are two types of coffee-drinking people ~ those who need coffee and those who love the taste of coffee. Death Wish Coffee is the coffee for everyone's coffee cup.

I received a sample of Death Wish Coffee to facilitate this post.

 Coffee is a favorite drink for so many people, including myself. My day is not complete without a cup of coffee. Coffee is an enjoyable drink that I simply drink for the taste. While I enjoy drinking coffee, I do not need it to wake up. I am a got-to-have-my-coffee kind of person. In fact, most days, I don't start drinking my coffee until later in the morning ~ after I have exercised and drank my high-protein smoothie.

 For me, a cup of coffee is all about the taste and not the caffeine. I also enjoy coffee for its health benefits of antioxidants, brain stimulation, and benefits for my asthma. Hot coffee is one of my 7 effective ways to clear mucus for better breathing from my asthma. So you could say that coffee is my morning natural medicine. 

Don't talk to me until I have had my coffee!

 Then there are my friends who need that cup of coffee to wake up. These are the people who just want plenty of caffeine and may not care about the taste of their coffee. 

 Death Wish Coffee understands all types of coffee people and is in the business of making the World's Strongest Coffee. Death Wish Coffee decided to rebel against blah coffee beans and created a great-tasting coffee with extra caffeine. This is the coffee brand for everyone who drinks coffee.


What does the World's Strongest Coffee taste like?

When I was first introduced to Death Wish Coffee a year ago at Expo East, I was hesitant to try this coffee. The statement The World's Strongest Coffee made me think of a strong bold coffee that had a bitter taste, the kind of coffee that would put hair on your chest (that is what my dad used to say to me while he drank a cup of black coffee.) 

After one sip of the dark roast made by Death Wish Coffee, I realize that this is a bold coffee with plenty of good flavors. I also learned that Death Wish Dark Roast Coffee is made from the highest-quality coffee beans in the world and roasted to deep, never-bitter perfection, with notes of dark chocolate + black cherry. This was a smooth strong cup of coffee with cult-classic levels of caffeine.

Death Wish also makes a Medium Roast Coffee Blend

While I enjoyed the taste of the dark roast from Death Wish Coffee, my taste buds prefer a medium roast coffee bean. So I was glad to see that Death Wish Coffee also makes a medium roast for their coffee beans.

 The Death Wish Medium Roast is a shade or two lighter than their original dark roast blend. These beans still contain their cult-classic levels of caffeine with a complex flavor profile. This balanced blend is grown at high altitudes. This coffee has hints of caramel and roasted peanuts, notes of stone fruit, and smooth milk chocolate to finish. 

Save 10% at Death Wish Coffee with code DWCAFF10


My taste buds were happy!

 The Death Wish Medium Coffee Roast made my taste buds happy! I enjoyed this smooth coffee with homemade oat milk. While sipping my coffee, I learned that Death Wish is a company that cares about the community, the earth + the farmers who work its soil. They source only USDA Organic and Fair Trade Certified ™ beans to support the livelihood of coffee farmers + sustainability for the planet.

 I am a person who is trying to do better things for the earth, so I like that Death Wish cares about the earth. One of the latest ways that I am doing better things for the planet is by reducing my waste. I bought a Nut Milk Maker and I now make my own plant-based milk. So that means I am no longer tossing milk containers into the recycle bin. That amounts to 48 fewer milk cartons tossed into the trash. 


There are two types of coffee-drinking people ~ those who need coffee and those who love the taste of coffee. Death Wish Coffee is the coffee for everyone's coffee cup.

So if you are looking for a delicious cup of coffee with extra caffeine, you need to try Death Wish Coffee. From dark roast, medium roast to espresso with even flavored coffee, I am sure that you will find a blend of coffee to fill up your coffee cup or coffee mug. Head over to Death Wish Coffee to buy your coffee. Coffee also makes the perfect holiday gift!

Save 10% at Death Wish Coffee with code DWCAFF10


Thursday, December 1, 2022

Celebrate The Holidays With Teleflora

For many, Christmas Eve is the loneliest night of the year. Make someone in your life feel less alone this Christmas with a beautiful hand-arranged bouquet from Teleflora.

Sponsored by Teleflora and the #LoveOutLoud campaign

 The holiday season is supposed to be filled with joy and happiness. Christmas is a time for family and friends to come together. From parties to holiday celebrations, the month of December is a time for celebration. For some people, the holidays can be the loneliest time of the year. For many, Christmas is the loneliest night of the year. 

Take time to bring joy to those who may be alone for Christmas

This Christmas season, think of those who may be alone for the holidays and think of ways to bring joy to their life. There are so many ways that we can bring happiness to someone during the holiday season. Think of things that you and your family can do to include a friend or neighbor in your holiday celebrations. Simple things like baking someone cookies or inviting them to Christmas dinner can brighten up someone's day. If that someone special lives far away, send them a beautiful floral arrangement from Teleflora.

 Teleflora would like to share with you its new 2022 holiday campaign, “Leave No One Out This Holiday,” aimed to showcase the importance of believing in humanity and the power of a thoughtful gesture.

Teleflora has the best holiday campaigns that always include the best ads. Last year their ad campaign reminded us that being with loved ones is what’s most important. You can check the Nana - A Christmas Bouquet Story Here


 Teleflora’s latest campaign comes during a time when many people may be struggling with loss, loneliness, or harsh realities. The ad showcases a woman who is spending Christmas Eve alone. As the lady gets ready for bed she looks at family memories with a sad face. A knock on the door then brings joy to her as she is greeted with a beautiful Teleflora holiday bouquet, sent by her husband St. Nick (Santa Claus). She is immediately overwhelmed with happiness when she is reminded that someone special is thinking of her. 

Check out the new 2022 Teleflora holiday campaign

To help make this holiday season a little brighter for everyone, Teleflora, the world's leading floral delivery service, is highlighting the importance of believing in humanity and the immense power of a thoughtful gesture.

 We could all use a holiday miracle

 The last couple of years have been difficult for so many people. From a pandemic to a recession to a war abroad, the holiday spirit may be hard for many. So take the time to reach out to neighbors, friends, and family members to let them know that you are thinking of them. A small gesture of a phone call, a plate of homemade cookies, an invite to dinner, or a flower delivery can go a long way.  A thoughtful gesture can be the holiday gift we all need to make someone feel loved and cared about. 

Think about who you can give the gift of a holiday spirit to

 It is all too easy to get lost in the chaos of the holidays with shopping, decorating, and parties, that we forget the true meaning of the holiday season. The holiday season should be about spending time with others and spreading the love of Jesus. The lost and lonely people are the ones who need the gift of love. They need to know that someone cares about them.

This holiday campaign is an extension of Teleflora's overarching "Love Out Loud" brand platform, which launched during Christmas 2017. To share the holiday spirit with friends and family afar, Love Out Loud and surprise them with a unique Teleflora arrangement. Teleflora's best-selling Christmas lineup features beautifully curated arrangements always made by hand and delivered to your doorstep by a local florist. Each bouquet comes complete with a festive keepsake container that can be incorporated into home décor for years to come.

Check out these beautiful flower arrangements from Teleflora

Teleflora flowers are all made by hand and delivered to your doorstep by your local florist. Teleflora offers the personal touch, artistry, and expertise with fresh flowers that are delivered by people who care. These professional florists create artistic arrangements in vases that are keepsake containers that can be enjoyed for years to come. The flowers are personally delivered to doorsteps, and offices, often on the same day. 


 So take a moment to think about who you can share the holiday spirit with and select the best holiday floral arrangement to send to them. Teleflora has a huge selection of Christmas flowers and holiday arrangements to select from. 

Teleflora’s new holiday bouquets are now available at https://www.teleflora.com



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