Beauty & The Bean, Coffee, Recipes

Hazelnut Coffee Lip Scrub

Hazelnut Coffee Lip Scrub

In my search for the perfect coffee cup proof lipstick, I’ve really been getting into liquid and matte lipsticks – but they can leave my lips a bit dry. In an effort to keep my lips soft and moisturized, I’ve added lip scrubs to my beauty routine. Homemade lip scrubs are super cheap and easy to make with very little effort at all. My recent favorite is this Hazelnut Coffee Lip Scrub.… Read More Hazelnut Coffee Lip Scrub

Beauty & The Bean, Coffee, Recipes

How To Make Coffee Infused Oil

Coffee Infused Oil

I recently made some coffee infused oil to use as an ingredient in some upcoming DIY coffee beauty items I’m planning and thought I’d share the process with you guys. Coffee infused oil is actually super easy to make – it’s literally only a 2 step process. All you need are coffee grounds (a medium roast with medium to large sized grounds works best), your desired oil, a Crock-Pot-style slow cooker, and some way to strain the coffee grounds from the oil when done.… Read More How To Make Coffee Infused Oil

Coffee, Recipes

Espresso Chocolate Chip Brownie Cookies

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Hey guys! So, a few weeks ago, I bought cake flour instead of all-purpose flour for the first time and decided I wanted to experiment with it a bit. I’ve been wanted to make some espresso chocolate chocolate chip cookies for awhile now, so that’s what I set out to do, except I substituted in cake flour instead of all-purpose flour. I noticed adding cake flour to the recipe gave the cookies a soft, dense, brownie-like texture to them, so that’s what I’m calling them: Espresso Chocolate Chip Brownie Cookies. These cookies have a deep cocoa flavor to them reminiscent of dark chocolate and a subtle coffee taste that really enhances the cocoa flavor without overpowering it.… Read More Espresso Chocolate Chip Brownie Cookies

Coffee, Recipes

Coffee & Maple Syrup Glazed Turkey Bacon Recipe

CoffeeMapleBacon2A few weeks ago I bought a bottle of 100% Organic Maple Syrup for the first time – and it was an eye-opening experience. I’d never had the real stuff before and I fell in love with the subtler sweetness, not as overpowering as the fake stuff I’ve been using, and the just all over more mellow, natural taste. My first mind-blowing taste of simple, all natural maple syrup is what inspired the recipe I can’t wait to share with you guys today: Coffee & Maple Syrup Glazed Turkey Bacon.
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