Coffee Cravings

Mastermind Weekend 1/16

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I’m having some weird-o coffee cravings today. For once, I’m not craving coffee for its caffeine; I’m craving it for its tasteEven though I drank a glass of iced coffee with breakfast, I craved coffee for my entire commute to work. When I finally had my second cup, it tasted so good when it hit my lips! :mrgreen:

Today’s lunch was leftovers from last night’s dinner: French bread pizza with prosciutto and mozzarella and sweet potato “chips.” 

For dessert, I enjoyed a caramel-filled chocolate egg, which had been stored in the office refrigerator all morning. The caramel was cool, sweet, and chewy! 😀

With watermelon chunks…

I am blogging from the Cafe Gato Rojo, where there are strong aromas of espresso and freshly brewed coffee, which again made me crave a hot cup. While “working,” I am sipping on a soy cappuccino with cinnamon and cocoa sprinkled on top. It is totally satisfying my craving! 😀

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68 Comments

  1. Those sweet potato “chips” look great! Definitely have to try that some time. I’m also an avid coffee drinker – Starbucks Lattes, DD French Vanilla, and Caribou Coffee that I make in my Keurig each morning (best machine ever!!!).

  2. I used to be an every once in a while coffee drinker, but now it’s everyday, usually in the car on the way to work. For me it’s more about the taste than the caffeine and I like to drink it with flavored creamer and stevia.

  3. Oh my gosh, as a coffee lover, that last cup looks PHENOMENAL! Yummy 🙂

    Frozen candy gets the thumbs up as well! Frozen snickers in particular are incredible!

  4. That lunch looks so good! I kicked the coffee habit during lent, but with finals around the corner who knows…

  5. iced with a splash of milk and a splash of sugar free vanilla syrup. I pay $2.91 for it at a local shop, but now that the season is back for some iced goodness I am going to start making it myself again!

    and btw, i HATE hot coffee.

  6. I started drinking coffee when I was 14. I’ve stopped and re-started a bunch of times because I feel like I function better without caffeine. But I’ll still have a cup (or 2) when I need a boost every once in a while 🙂

  7. If you have ever read my blog you will often see me mention my morning coffeeeeeeeeeee and my insane Starbucks addiction. 🙂 Coffee at home is made with brown sugar and skim milk (or sometime soy or almond milk or whatever’s handy). Coffee at a restaurant I enjoy with real cream as a treat. At SB it’s almost always a double tall non-fat vanilla latte but I have been known to change it up once in a while.

  8. Every one of these pictures is major food porn! haha! That caramel egg and cappuccino drink look especially delicious! 🙂 I am more of a earl grey + soy milk and agave nectar type of girl….but when I get coffee I also like it with soy milk & some stevia usually!

  9. I hear ya on the coffee! As the weather gets warmer, my cravings go out of control and I NEED iced lattes! Good thing we bought a super automatic espresso machine last year or I would go broke at Starbucks!

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