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5 Ways to Spice Up Your Daily Coffee

Make a dark, cold, winter morning a little easier by adding spice to your daily coffee that you love. You may have perfected your daily ritual when it comes to your morning coffee, but you shouldn't be limited! Here are 5 cool ways to spice up your daily coffee and continue enjoying your favorite morning drink. CinnamonAdd some cinnamon to the coffee. Not only does it taste good, but it can also improve your health. Cinnamon is a delicious spice that goes especially well with coffee. Research shows that cinnamon can lower blood glucose, cholesterol, and triglyceride levels in people with diabetes. If you want that winter flavor, try adding some cinnamon. It is surprisingly great. To reduce the risk...

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Welcome to Coffee 101: Module 1

Today we are going to make you a coffee connoisseur. Get your pen and your paper ready for Coffee 101. We have 3 modules to get through in this series; types of coffee, the things you didn't knew mattered, and the perfect cup.  Module 1: Different types of coffee (which confuses everyone) GOAL: to learn what the difference really is between all the coffee choices at your local coffee shop. Local coffee shop menu got you confused? Starbucks having overwhelmingly amounts of choices? We got you.  First, let's talk about what can make a coffee style different from another:  The beans (roasting: dark roasted, medium roasted, and where they are sourced from: Cuba, Brazil, Columbia etc.) The brew (espresso, cold...

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Our Direct Impact Coffee

Have you ever heard of Fair Trade Coffee? Of course you have! What about Direct Impact? Probably not as much, if ever.  Direct Impact Coffee is, simply put, coffee that is sourced ethically and fair with a direct impact on the lives of coffee farmers and their communities.  How does this differ from Fair Trade? Fair Trade is a certification given to those farmers who commit to a certain price, join a cooperative, and in general are protected by the certification guidelines by Fair Trade USA or Fairtrade International(1). That sounds really good doesn't it? However, Fair Trade means that the premium you pay for the coffee goes to a cooperative, not the farmer, and you are most likely getting low-quality beans...

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Why a Frenchie is our mascot

"The bright, affectionate Frenchie is a charmer.." (American Kennel Club) We get this question a lot when we introduce people to Stella Coffee - "It looks great, but why a french bulldog?" The answer is simple: arriving at Stella Coffee should be just like arriving home to a frenchie waiting for you!  According to the American Kennel Club, the frenchie is: "playful, alert, adaptable, and completely irresistible." ...Aaaand that is pretty much exactly how we see ourselves.  We are always excited to see you, we have no chill, and we are just the right amount of extra.  Now that you know - what are you waiting for? Join our loyalty program today and get your first coffee for FREE!  Ps. Since we know...

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