Cutting Caffeine and Going Grains

I love coffee.  Unfortunately, coffee no longer loves me.  The high acidity of coffee, along with the massive intake of caffeine throughout the work day, made my body revolt and forced me to recognize my acidy stomach and accelerated, exploding, heart rate were not beneficial to my long term well being in the galaxy.

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What a Hillbilly Drinks

I was called a Hillbilly yesterday when I asked for something to drink. No, I wasn’t ordering moonshine. I was ordering something to drink from a New York City street vendor to slake my thirst. The offending word I used was “pop.”

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Orange Julius

by Joyce Kohl

Orange Julius Source: Go Inside™
Great any time of the year, but especially on hot summer days
Servings: Ingredients:
About 3 cups

Skim milk can be substituted for whole milk

1/2 of a 6 ounce can (or 1/3 cup) frozen

orange juice concentrate

1/2 cup whole milk

1/2 cup water

1/2 tsp vanilla extract

5 or 6 ice cubes

1 raw egg (optional)

  1. Combine all ingredients in a blender, cover, and blend until smooth. About 30 seconds. Serve immediately.
  1. Instead of milk, use a few scoops of vanilla ice cream. This will make the mixture smoother and creamier.


Kahlua Coffee

by Joyce Kohl

Kahlua Coffee Source: Go Inside™
Kahlua may be adjusted to suit taste.
Servings: Ingredients:


Best served on cold days

6 cups strong coffee

1/2 cup sugar

1 cup Kahlua

1 pint whipping cream, whipped

1 ounce unsweetened chocolate, melted

1/2 tsp cinnamon

dash of nutmeg in each cup

  1. Using a saucepan, add all the ingredients EXCEPT nutmeg and whipping cream. Heat over a moderate heat. Do not boil.
  1. Serve in warmed mugs. Ladle a dollop of whipped cream on top, then add a dash of nutmeg.