Holiday Cookies: Gluten-Free Chocolate Meringues

By Kim Laidlaw & Wendy Goodfriend | December 13, 2015 [caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="1920"] Gluten-Free Chocolate Meringues (Wendy Goodfriend)[/caption] Looking for a gluten-free cookie option this holiday? Trying to find a way to use up some of those extra egg whites you have? Or do you just love a good meringue? Light and airy, crispy-chewy, and with two kinds of chocolate—both cocoa and finely chopped bittersweet chocolate—no one will think these cookies are any less …

It actually is rocket science: Scientists design a coffee cup for space – Quartz

By Deena Shanker | December 8, 2015 [caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="480"] The best part of waking up, in space. (Portland State University)[/caption] Being an astronaut takes years of school, at least a thousand hours of jet flying time, and passing a space physical exam to qualify. And then, even when you finally make it to space, you can’t even have a regular cup of coffee. Luckily for space travelers, a semi-normal cup of joe may finally be on the horizon, researchers recently …

Meet the women using coffee to answer all your beauty needs

By Sian Ranscombe | December 7, 2015 [caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="853"] MESSY BUT EFFECTIVE: FRANK BODY’S BODY SCRUBS[/caption] Next month, in the first few days of 2016, what’s the betting you or someone you know will try to give up coffee? Even though you know the green tea alternative tastes like pond and you can’t remember whether the current wisdom is that it’s good or bad for you, you will still try and fail to cut down on that caffeine habit. But three Australian …

Cascara ‘Tea’: A Tasty Infusion Made From Coffee Waste

By Murray Carpenter | December 3, 2015 [caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="700"] Cascara is made by brewing dried coffee cherries, which typically would have otherwise ended up as compost. “We have been throwing away this perfectly good coffee fruit for a long time, and there’s no real reason for it, because it tastes delicious,” says Peter Giuliano, of the Specialty Coffee Association of America. Murray Carpenter for NPR[/caption] Coffee lovers may have noticed a new …

Vegan Chocolate Coconut Ice Cream

By Kathryn Budig | December 8, 2015 Yoga star Kathryn Budig is known for her ability to make yoga accessible and playful through her teaching and writings, but her skills extend beyond the yoga mat — all the way to the kitchen. Below, she shares her recipe for vegan chocolate coconut ice cream. [caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="800"] Delicious, dairy-free ice cream coming your way. (Photos: Cynthia Groseclose)[/caption] I would happily eat ice cream every day for the rest of my life …