Showing posts from January, 2015

Coffee Tea?! My Coffee Secret

NCDT (National Coffee Data Trends) have reported that as much as 67% of Americans drink coffee on a daily basis.  That amount increases to 75% when determining the amount of adults who drink coffee on a weekly basis.  One lesser know fact is that the global coffee market is expected to reach 182 billion by the year 2030.  What is it about that little dark bean, available in so many varieties, that cause people to be unable to go about their daily lives without it?  It must be the flavor as some people swear by coffees made in various countries.  If it's not Columbian or Jamaican coffee, some will not even touch the mug.  Then there are the coffee chain fan clubs who must have their daily Starbucks or Tim Horton's signature espresso in the morning.  Let's be real, the taste of coffee isn't all it's cracked up to be, especially when dark.  Quite possibly, it may be the alertness that coffee provides after consumption which have some people hooked.   The alertness and

Daiya Margherita Pizza Review

Vancouver, B.C. based Daiya brand foods, caters to individuals living a dairy free or vegan life style.  Daiya is most notably known for their vegan cheeses which come in different varieties (mozzarella, cheddar, and pepper jack).  Scurrying down the frozen pizza isle at Whole Foods, one couldn't help but notice that Daiya has frozen pizzas! Who knew?! The most awesome aspect of the pizza is that they're also gluten free and free of the top 10 allergens. It's so hard to find frozen pizza that is also gluten free, soy free and dairy free.  There was a fire roasted vegetable pizza, margherita pizza and another type which we're unable to recall at the moment.  The margherita pizza looked so good, sitting there in the freezer. Absolutely had to have it! The taste of this vegan pizza was definitely spot on!  The basil and tomato combination, along with Daiya's mozzarella shreds gave us pizza nostalgia for sure.  We don't know what was better, the crust or the topping