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

Alternative Coffee - Chicory Root Coffee Substitute

Chicory Coffee Substitute - Do It Yourself Guide Coffee is enjoyed for many reasons for some it is the flavors and aromas, the ritual of starting the day, for others it might be because of memories, social moments, or the stimulation it delivers. For me it is for all of the above reasons. Depending on who you ask you should have one cup of coffee everyday - for health reasons. Chicory root coffee substitute is a rich, dark coffee like flavor (OK, I am pushing it now) make for a nice alternative to coffee. Chicory, more precisely root chicory (Cichorium intybus), grows all over...


Date Palm Leaf Architecture

Usages of the Date Palm Tree The date palm is in a true miracle, ever since human history the date palm is one of the few trees which humans utilized in full. Every part of the date palm is used for human needs. Whether it is the date seeds, which after have been soaked in water until soft are then fed to horses, cattle, camels, sheep and goats. Dried and ground up, date seed powder is included in chicken feed. With the latest scientific discoveries date seeds are now used as coffee substitutes which help with the treatment of Atherosclerosis. In Italy, there...


Coffee Substitutes - Long Lost Recipes

In a recent "research" we conducted here at the "Date Seed Coffee Institute" we stumbled across a magnificent collection published online at around 1999 by Mr. Robert Lewis from The Arizona State University. It is a collection from various newspapers dated as back as the year 1861. Here are some of the best recipes we THINK should work :-) What is truly astonishing though is how little things changed! We still use more or less the same coffee substitutes today as we did than.   COFFEE SUBSTITUTES SOUTHERN CONFEDERACY [ATLANTA, GA], November 7, 1861, p. 3, c. 1 How to...


A Date Palm Seed – As Old Methuselah

Initially thought to be botanically impossible, this successful project has been featured in the New York Times, National Geographic and other publications. Today, Methuselah has a permanent home in the Arava Institute research park on Kibbutz Ketura. The hope was for Methuselah, a male tree, to be bred with a female to produce the same date variety eaten commonly in ancient Judea, where it was valued as much for its delicious flavor as for its medicinal properties. So valued was the tree that it became a recognized as a symbol of good fortune in Judea. The tree so defined the local...