8 Coffee Hacks You Need to Try

Discover new healthy ways to perk up your cup of coffee.

8 Coffee Hacks You Need to Try

Are you ready to jazz up your daily coffee? Chef Dan Souza has come up with the best add-ins to breathe new life into your caffeine fix without having to consume too many calories. Whether you want to make your coffee sweeter, less bitter, or creamier, check out these tips to learn something new and transform your caffeine routine.

Watch: How to Cut Calories in Your Coffee


Zip-Lock Bag

To make sure your beans are fresh, scoop ½ cup into a zip-lock bag and let it sit overnight. If the beans have been roasted 7-10 days ago, they will release carbon dioxide which will cause the bag to puff up. If the bag stays flat, it means the beans are not producing the gas, and they aren’t fresh anymore.

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