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5 More Things to do with Coffee

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5 More Things to do with Coffee

Consuming coffee has several benefits: it works as an anti-inflammatory, it is loaded with antioxidants, helps protect your brain, it may strengthen your muscles and helps aid symptoms of several diseases.

Plant fertilization:

Eggshells and coffee are rich in nutrients that are essential in order to nourish the soil in your garden, there are thousands of ground fertilizers that contain chemicals and other ingredients that actually harm your plants. The combination of ground coffee and eggshells is high in calcium and contains a balanced pH that doesn’t harm the soil. Coffee will work as an ant and bug repellent too.

Face exfoliation:

coffee has anti-inflammatory properties, it helps with collagen production, and works as a skin stimulant.
Making the right scrub will provide many skin benefits.

Homemade scrub:

-1 tablespoon ground coffee
-1 tablespoon water or olive oil.

Cookies and brownies:

Some people don’t like to drink coffee because it has a very intense flavor, but there are many recipes that will help you consume it in another way, also, a nice thing about coffee is that it can be used in sweet and savory recipes.

5 More Things to do with Coffee

Light latte cookies:

1 ¾ cups all purpose flour
¼ cup unsweetened cocoa powder
1 tablespoon instant coffee granules
1 teaspoon baking soda
½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
½ cup soft baking butter and canola oil
½ packed dark brown sugar
¼ cup fat free sour cream
1 egg
1 egg white
1 teaspoon vanilla
¼ cup chopped bittersweet chocolate
2 tablespoons fat free milk

preheat oven: 350F
mix flour, cocoa, coffee, baking soda and cinnamon first.
Beat butter until it is creamy and then add brown sugar and sour cream in a medium speed, as you do this add egg, egg white and vanilla until blended.
Gradually add the flour,
Bake for 6 minutes and then let them cool for 5 minutes.

Eliminates odors:

Coffee beans help absorb bad odors, by placing them around your house it will make it smell better, also the smell is so intense that it will last for days.

Dye paper and clothes-Paper:

If you dilute the coffee and just paint over a piece of paper with the coffee using a cloth, then let it dry, it will give an antique look to the paper.


Dye white clothes with either coffee or tea and it will turn a light yellow or tan that is very nice.

101 best super foods, Betsy A, Hornick, 2011
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