Date Seed Coffee - The Healthy Caffeine Free Coffee Alternative — Coffee Alternatives

How many coffee seeds go into a cup of date seed coffee alternative?

We regularly receive emails from date seed coffee enthusiastics that want to prepare their own date seed coffee at home using their own methods.  One of the most frequent questions we receive is "how many date stones / seeds do I need to make a cup of coffee?" Well, in order to get a proper mass to even begin this process you will need about one glass of of date seeds. So you wonder "how many dates do I need to eat to have a glass full of seeds?" :-) The answer to it really depends on the date variety one uses...


"How Is My Coffee Made?"

We recently came across this interesting infographic for how coffee is produced. Of course it is impossible to represent the great details that go into this VERY delicate process (more like art really). Non the less it is well presented. Interestingly when we create your favorite Date Seed Coffee (coffee substitute) we go through one extra stage and we have to do two other stages twice - making the whole process almost twice as long as it would to make regular coffee.  From Visually 


Date Seed Coffee - Sustainable and Eco Friendly Alternative Coffee

With so much negative news about coffee conglomerates and what they do to farmers and their land in a less fortunate countries. It is not too far fetched that the coffee you're drinking should come with a warning "may harm people or the planet". Looking at it more positively - it should at the very least be "Trade Fair" coffee. At Date Seed Coffee - We are looking for better, healthier, more sustainable solutions. Our coffee is by definition "sustainable coffee". You see, most date growers discard the date seeds or pass it on to be feed to animals as a "Super...


How To Brew Our Coffee Substitutes

Date Seed Coffee Brewing Instructions We frequently receive emails from customers who like to know in what other ways they can brew our healthy coffee alternatives. In fact, coffee substitutes have never been so delicious and easy to prepare. Our date seed coffee (some call it date pits coffee:) actually brews just like coffee. You can boil it, use a regular drip coffee maker, a coffee / tea press (French press) or even in an espresso machine. Our recommended brewing techniques: For The Average Joe 1) Simply add two heaping tea spoons of date seed coffee powder to your favourite...


Halawi Dates

Halawi Dates Halawi dates (also known as Halawy) are a very sweet soft date variety of medium size with wonderful caramel-honey like flavor. The caramel  pairs well with cheeses and savory fare. The halawi date palm variety originated in Mesopotamia and has been propagated by off-shoots for millenia. The name halawi actually means "sweet" in Arabic. In some cultures, the Halawi date is eaten at the "khalal" stage when it has become yellow and is still crunchy like an apple. The flavor at this "khalal" stage is less sweet and very different. If allowed to ripen further, the Halawi date will next enter...