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

Dried Fruits Trivia

Ido Zimet

Tags Coffee Substitute, Date Seed, Dates, Did You Know?, Health

    Sulfur dioxide might not sound good enough to eat, but this food preservative does make its way into a number of edibles, including dried fruits such as raisins, dried apricots and prunes. Sulfur dioxide is one type of sulfite, a preservative whose name might be more familiar. Even a small amount of sulfite can wreak health havoc if you're sensitive to it. In sensitive individuals, sulfites can cause allergic reactions. These allergic reactions can be relatively mild, such as hives, or more severe -- such as difficulty breathing and potentially fatal anaphylactic shock. For this reason, any food that contains...


"Did You Know?" Interesting facts about coffee, caffeine and coffee substitutes

We love our "Did You Know?" section in this blog and are always on the look to learn more interesting things about coffee, caffeine and coffee substitutes, so enjoy more "Did you know?" facts.  Did you know that the term “Coffee Substitute” was first used in English in an article titles: “Food and Food adulterants” by H.W. Wiley. Adulterants (such as chicory, dandelion roots, grains and beans) were widely used in coffee in the 1800s and the early 1900s. Did you know that caffeine in plants acts as a natural pesticide and herbicide. Did you know that the the term...


Date Coffee - The Tea and Coffee Alternative

Looking for a natural alternative to coffee and tea? We invite you to discover a secret that was known only to the Bedouins, ancient desert dwellers, who first took note of the many health benefits derived from this beverage. Delight your senses with the pleasant aroma and delicious taste of Date Coffee – a tasty and healthy alternative to tea and coffee. Date coffee is a coffee substitute that offers a rich, coffee-like flavor yet none of the caffeine or acidity (no more acid reflux caused by coffee) found in coffee or tea which can stimulate the nervous system or...


A Brief HISTORY OF COFFEE ALTERNATIVES IN THE USA

Coffee and coffee substitutes in the USA are a relatively recent phenomenon. Due to coffee prices at the time, coffee alternatives are about as old as coffee itself. It was the rash of "tea parties" in 1773 after the Tea Act threatened Colonial rights and created an East India Company monopoly on the tea industry had an impact on coffee sales: Coffee eventually took tea's place as the primary hot beverage in America. In these times, coffee was mainly consumed for medicinal purposes and was still too expensive to drink every day. The "coffee crash" of 1881, when unsuccessful attempts...


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...