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Whipped Herbal Coffee (caffeine free, dalgona style)

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"It is a truth universally acknowledged that a quarantined mom in possession of confined children must be in want of a good beverage (or two)".

If this is you, you came to the right place. I've got quite the treat for you today. It's caffeine-free so you can share (optional) with your kids so you don't have to hide in the closet from them while you enjoy your treat (unless you want to - we all need alone time, right?).

Dalgona coffee is a lovely whipped coffee. Think of a latte with frothy milk then reverse it. Now the milk is on the bottom and the sweet coffee on top is whipped and frothy. According to the web, Dalgona coffee started as a trend on tiktok that originated in China and was inspired or named after a Korean candy.

My first experience with Dalgona coffee was a photo. Scrolling through instagram, an image of this lusciously whipped coffee over milk popped up. Nothing like beautiful food to get the thumb to stop scrolling. My immediate thought was, &qu…

Matcha Frappe under 100 calories

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Need a refreshing pick-me-up drink that also won’t break the calorie bank? Want a drink that creates its own (dairy-free) whipped cream? Want something that won’t leave you with caffeine jitters or post-high slump? Then you came to the right place! This Matcha Frappe is only under 100 calories and contains amazing matcha!

How can drinking matcha help you? Drinking matcha gives your body the whole green tea leaf, not just an infusion like green tea. Matcha will give you more antioxidants, at least six times more than eating chocolate and over 100x more than drinking regular green tea. It also contains more L-theanine which actually helps boost alpha brain waves and body relaxation at the same time. It lowers the stress hormone corticosterone (which can interfere with memory or learning). So, it helps your body reduce anxiety and stress while increasing focus and relaxation at the same time. Matcha can also help boost your metabolism and perhaps lower fat accumulation.
Which matcha should …