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Oat Bars for a Morning Energy Boost



So, let’s just be real here. A whole lot of us find ourselves lacking in energy most mornings. Sometimes you have trouble getting to sleep or staying asleep, or maybe you’re just simply not a morning person, but your job needs you there by 7 every morning. Whatever the case may be, most of us could use a little help getting up the energy to carry us through those hours before lunch break. And sometimes, coffee or energy drinks just don’t cut it. That’s when oat bars can come into the mix and rescue you from those dreary early mornings.

Get Breakfast in Without Sacrificing Sleep

So, here’s the situation. A lot of us, know a healthy breakfast is a key to more energy in the morning. But, like… so is sleep, you feel? That’s where an oat bar can enter the equation and provide you with some morning fuel that you don’t have to get up even earlier to consume. 

With all the nutrition but literally zero prep, you can get your nutrients and your sleep, too. Snooze away, night owls. Oat bars have you covered.

Long-Lasting Energy without the Crash

Many of us out there are used to relying on caffeine to give us that boost we so desperately need in the early hours. But caffeine, while wonderful, is fleeting. Eventually, you’re going to come off that high and crash, leaving you more tired than before. Not to mention, the added sugars from energy drinks and sweetened lattes only exacerbate the issue, leaving you with not only a caffeine crash but a sugar crash, as well.

A good oat bar, packed with nutrients and vitamins, can give you longer-lasting energy that’s backed with all-natural energy-boosters like fruits, oats, and proteins. This means you won’t have any drug to crash down from, and you’ll be able to avoid that post-caffeine headache while also avoiding that fight to keep your eyes open at your desk before 11 AM (specific? Maybe. Relatable? Most likely).

A More Healthful Option

With natural, wholesome ingredients, a good quality oat bar will nourish your bod with things like fruits for natural sweetness, oats for brain-feeding carbs, and a natural protein like egg whites, a solid oat bar provides you with all of the nutrients you need and none of the junk you don’t.

Remember that quick convo we had about refined sugars harshing your mellow earlier? Unfortunately, a lot of fast breakfast options come loaded with these artificial sweeteners and flavors. This means that donuts (while delicious) will give you an initial sugar rush, but the effects will be short-lived. Plus, those empty carbs won’t leave you feeling actually satisfied and full, but more bloated and craving more.

A Good Option for Those with Food Sensitivities

In recent years, a lot of us have paid more attention to our gut feelings (literally) and seeing a specialist if we think our diet may be a part of our discomfort. There’s no doubt that what you put in your body has a huge effect on your overall health, and many of us have sensitivities to or trouble digesting things like dairy, gluten, and corn. If you’re one of those people who experience bloating or nausea, or even a food allergy to, one of those commonly-present, sneaky little ingredients, oat bars can be a great option for you. The best of the best oat bars are gluten and lactose-free, making them a perfect fit for most people, no matter what your digestive system can or cannot handle. With nutrition that’s good for you and your body, and oat bar provides you with guilt-free, allergy-free energy that doesn’t leave you bloated or crashing.

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How to Make Cold Brew Coffee



If you crave a good iced coffee in the summer, but loathe the way so many end up tasting watery or overly bitter, then there’s only one solution: cold brew coffee. This method guarantees a smooth and icy cup, every time.

Making cold brew coffee is no great secret, nor does it require the ninja-level skills of a trained barista in order to master. You don’t even need much special equipment beyond a cold brew jug to brew the coffee in!

Cold drip of cold brew?

When people talk about ‘cold drip’ they are talking about those fancy glass towers that look like they’re from a drug lab, like the image below. These devices look cool but I’m not a massive fan…Purely for the fact that cold drip coffee doesn’t taste great, the finished product is often under-extracted, watery and just generally…flavourless. 

Cold Brew on the other hand, typically refers to devices where the coffee grounds are fully immersed in cold water. Cold brew is easy to make, cheap and really really tasty when made well!

Equipment Needed To Make Cold Brew


You’ll need a burr grinder that can produce a coarser grind size than a standard espresso grinder. It will help if you own a good retail grinder like the Ditting KR805 or a Mahlkonig EK43, BUT it is not essential and I don’t want you thinking great cold brew can only be made with these pricey grinders.

You can use a manual burr grinder and just make sure the grind is coarse or you can use something in the middle like the Baratza Forte or the Breville Smart Grinder Pro both are a good choices – they’re relatively affordable, they don’t take up much space and can be used for grinding espresso, aeropress& any other brew methods you use.

If a grinder is out of the question, then you can use ground coffee – just ask to get it ground on the coarse side of a filter grind.


For a simplicity we recommend using a cold brew jug like our one. It makes the process ablot cleaner than if you are trying to do it DIY style like in a mason jar. 

Don’t get me wrong it can be done in your home devices, however it will take longer, be less fun and a whole lot messier…

Filtered Water:

Yes, water quality makes a massive difference. If you can use the water that has been filtered for your espresso machine, that’s a better place to start.

Suffice to say, water straight out of the tap is unlikely to give great results. However if you’re just getting started try it out! I don’t want making cold brew to be scientific process, I want to make it as simple as possible for you.


A typical espresso blend can work ok if you’re planning to add milk to the finished product. However, something roasted lighter, like a filter roast or a light espresso roast, is usually better for serving straight up.

In terms of origins – for me, the heavy body & fruity flavours of natural or honey-processed coffees tend to work better with cold coffee brewing. For example, the deep fruity sweetness of an Ethiopian natural or the heavy chocolate flavours of a Brazil Pulped-Natural are right on the money in a cold brew.

I have complied a list of our top coffee blends for pour over coffee & cold brew here, if you wanna check it out.

Cold Brew Ratios:

If you’re not familiar with a ‘brew ratio’, here’s a quick rundown.

A brew ratio is a way to compare the weight of the amount of ground coffee, to the amount of water you use to brew the coffee. We use ratios so you can easily adjust the exact amount of coffee & water you use to match the size of the brewer you’re using.

For example, a ratio of 1:15 is 1 part ground coffee to 15 parts water. So, if you use 50g of coffee, you multiply that number by 15 to get 750g water (or 750ml, if you prefer to measure it that way).

The right ratio is subjective and depends on how you like your coffee & what kind of flavours you prefer.

There are two main ratios for brewing cold brew, they are 1:5 brew ratio & 1:15 brew ratio. 

1:5 brew ratio:

That is 1 part coffee to 5 parts water. This kind of brew style will give a more concentrated cold brew (stronger) which makes the style more versatile, meaning more you can dilute the coffee with milk or honey and still have a nice tasting coffee. You can also use this coffee for cocktails and cooking!

1:15 brew ratio: 

That is 1 part coffee to 15 parts water. This is more of a ready-to-drink product straight out of the brewer & works great if you’re only planning to serve it black, or with small amounts of milk. If you’re used to drinking heavy, espresso-based coffees, you might find the body (mouthfeel) too light for your tastes using this recipe.


Here’s how it works: 1:5 ratio

1. Grind 200 grams of coffee coarsely, which you can do yourself at home or wherever you buy the beans.

2. Pour the ground coffee into the cold brew filter basket.

3. Pour 1 Litre of water into the cold brew jug over the coffee grounds

4. Let it steep overnight, or for around 12 hours.

During this time, the coffee slowly infuses into the water, creating a strong, concentrated brew. Strain the next morning, and you’re ready to go.


This coffee-making method has a few things going for it:• The slow infusion pulls all the great coffee flavour from the beans (and, yes, the caffeine – not to worry!).• But it also leaves behind most of the compounds that can make coffee taste bitter and sour.• This means that cold brewed coffee is incredibly smooth and almost sweet-tasting. Perfect for iced coffee.

You can also adjust the concentration of your cold brew coffee, making it stronger or less strong to suit your taste. Start with one cup of beans steeped in four cups of water. This will make a fairly concentrated coffee on its own, but it’s perfect for pouring over ice or mixing with milk – or both. If that ratio of beans to water isn’t quite to your taste, adjust it up or down until you hit the perfect balance for you.

I also really love that this method for making coffee actually saves me time in the morning. I make a big batch over the weekend, starting it on Saturday or Sunday night and straining it the next morning, and then stash it in the fridge for an easy coffee fix all week long.


Cold brewed coffee can be served iced or piping hot, dealer’s choice. You follow the same method for making the coffee either way, and then either serve it over ice or warm it up in the microwave for a hot cup. When warming it for hot coffee, I often add a splash of water to dilute the coffee before warming. But this, again, is a matter of personal taste.

Too strong for your taste? Iced coffee does make a particularly strong cuppa joe! If you’re serving it iced, the ice is meant to melt and dilute the coffee a little. If it’s still a bit too much for you, just dilute your glass with some water or milk to taste.

Ready to give cold brew coffee a try? Below is everything you need to know to make your own batch at home.

TIPS FOR SUCCESS• Make sure your beans are coarsely ground: Beans that are ground to a sandy powder, like for drip coffee, can result in an over-infused coffee and make the strained coffee gritty and muddy. Your beans should look like coarse cornmeal, or even slightly rougher.• Use filtered water, if possible: This is just good coffee advice in general, really. Your cup of coffee will have a cleaner, sweeter flavour if you use filtered water to make it.• Steep for at least 12 hours: It’s fine to cut this time a little short, but don’t get too stingy. The coffee needs this full time to fully infuse the water. Straining too early can give you a weaker cup of coffee. Also be careful of over-steeping, which can start to extract some of those bitter flavourswe’re hoping to avoid. I’d say not to steep for more than 15 hours or so.• Chill your cold brew with coffee ice cubes: Want a totally undiluted coffee experience? Make coffee ice cubes to chill your iced coffee!

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Organic Dried Figs are Wonder Food for a Healthy Life




Make a great snack or dessert. Apricots are delicious, simple to digest, high in fiber, low calories, almost fat-free, and very nutritious. However, only three fresh organic dried figs and ten dried halves are sufficient to provide 25% of the recommended daily intake of vitamin A in its plant beta carotene form. Beta carotene, which is a substance found in foods, protects cells from damage caused by oxygen. This is believed to play a role in aging and the development of cancer and heart disease.

Apricots are rich in vitamin C, an antioxidant that helps your body absorb iron. This vitamin C is often lost when apricots have been canned or dried. However, apricots come in a variety of forms. They are high in potassium and iron. This is essential for nerve and muscle function. It helps to maintain normal blood pressure and balance the body’s fluids.

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Natural salicylates are found in all apricots. This compound is similar to aspirin. Therefore, apricots can cause allergic reactions in people who are allergic to aspirin. Even dried apricots have a higher nutritional value per ounce than fresh and canned fruits. Only 32% of dried apricots contain water, while other fruits have 85%. Apricots have 50 calories per 4 oz. of fresh apricots, compared to 260 calories in the same amount of dried apricots. The dried apricots can be a great snack and convenient source of nutrition when eaten in moderation. To preserve the color and nutrients of Apricots, they are often treated with sulfur dioxide before drying. Some people may experience an allergic reaction or asthma attack from this sulfite treatment. Avoid dried apricots if you have asthma unless they are sulfite-free.

Let’s now get to the laetrile question regarding apricot pits. Apricot pits are the source of the controversial substance laetrile, also known as amygdalin. It is not legal to sell it as a medical treatment. However, it is sometimes sold in health food stores as a nutritional supplement, sometimes called Vitamin B17. It is often promoted by word-of-mouth or literature as an alternative treatment for heart disease, cancer, allergies, liver diseases, and other conditions. Numerous scientific studies have not shown any benefit to laetrile. Apricot pits, as well as other sources of laetrile, can release cyanide. Cyanide poisoning can be caused by excessive consumption of laetrile. Doctors warn against consuming apricot pits.

Nutritional Benefits

Fruit is good for your health. Many people don’t know about the nutritional benefits of certain fruits and what could be reducing your body’s need for nutrition. It is incredible how one small fruit can make a big difference in your health and the variety of ways you can eat it. Apricots are one of these fruits.

Apricots are small trees. With their fuzz-like texture and orange color, they are similar to peaches. A single seed is located in the middle of each organic dried apricots. This “stone” is what makes them sweet or tart. This fruit can be enjoyed fresh or used in many other ways. You can enjoy it as a dry snack, as medicine, or as a supplement, and as an antioxidant. Let’s look at some of the many ways that apricots are beneficial for your health.

You’d be amazed at how many apricots are included in recipes you find online. Dry apricots can be used in dry apricot recipes such as meats, bread, or salads. Apricot preserve recipes include sauces, dressings, glazes, and similar apricot jelly. You can make your apricot concoction by adding melted sugar, lemon zest, and water. The preserves can be made in just over an hour by heating them on a frying pan. There are many recipes available for appetizers, breakfasts, entrees, and beverages like smoothies. Popular sweets include chocolate-covered apricots.

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Many people want natural remedies or supplements when it comes to their health. Many people consider it very important to include Apricots as a source of Vitamin C, which is essential for immune-boosting. Vitamin A is also responsible for many health benefits. Vitamin A is responsible for vision, immune system, growth, and development. A good source of potassium and fiber, Apricots are also a great choice. It is used to treat constipation, bleeding, and inflammation, as well as asthma. This fruit can be beneficial in many ways.

Apricots are a great way to get the vitamins you need. As with many things, you can always do more research to discover all the uses for fruits. You may find more about a fruit you didn’t know existed.

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4 餐厅促销理念赢得更多顾客





1887 年,可口可乐在 25 年内向 850 万消费者发放了第一张免费产品优惠券,彻底改变了他们的品牌,使其成为当今美国最成功的饮料公司之.

促销通常被认为是一次性活动,但它们实际上可以通过提高客户保留率来使您的业务受益。这是因为当客户在与您合作的第一年多次返回餐厅时,终生价值 (LTV) 会上升;这意味着您的公司可以获得更多的利润。





其次,您鼓励增加消费但也会导致以后购买更多的附加产品,因为该客户今天已经在您的餐厅而不是在其他地方消费了 – 该人在整个晚餐时间停留和消费的时间越长可能对利润非常有利!第三,有效的促销策略也将影响未来的购买决策,因为这些在午餐时间较早获得折扣的人如果在晚餐时间访问时提供另一次促销,由于满意度比之前购买的产品更高(如果所有其他变量保持不变)。


零售商可以通过多种方式实施折扣。折扣可能是季节性的,适用于新客户或老客户,基于在商店购物的时间等。例如:下午 4-6 点期间的 x% 折扣和基于百分比的包括从您的总订单金额中获得 X% 的折扣,而固定折扣这意味着您的整个账单减少了 20 美元。






外賣推介 / 到會 对每家餐厅也很重要。忠诚度计划自 1982 年以来就已存在,但最近才引起了极大的兴趣。快节奏的餐厅已经在使用他们的忠诚度计划进行餐厅促销。他们给客户一种认可和成就感。

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Control Your Blood Sugar With These Food Items



Blood Sugar With These Food Items

While medicine, sleep, stress, and the time of day can all affect diabetes control, experts agree that diet is one of the most critical considerations to make. This is due to the fact that certain meal choices might have a direct impact on your blood sugar levels. Nowadays, people are following another trending yet very effective diet “keto low blood sugar” to keep it all in control.

While everyone’s objective is different, there are several items that experts say are good and bad for a diabetes diet, depending on both nutritional contents and where they fall on the glycemic index – a scale that ranks meals based on how much or little they cause blood sugar changes.

Counting carbohydrates is an excellent starting point. Because your body breaks down carbohydrates into glucose (a form of sugar) during digestion, consuming too many high-carb foods might boost your blood sugar levels.

Keep in mind that foods heavy in sugar, sodium, and saturated fat can make diabetes management more difficult since they can impair your waistline, and keeping a healthy weight is essential for minimizing insulin resistance. In fact, if you’re an adult who is at risk for type 2 diabetes, decreasing merely 5 to 10% of your body weight can help prevent or delay the disease’s progression.

Below mentioned are some foods that can help you with blood sugar control in your body:

  • Oatmeal:

Beta-glucan, a heart-healthy soluble fiber that slows digestion, is found in oatmeal. As a result, it’s an excellent diet for preventing blood sugar rises. Just keep in mind that oatmeal is a carbohydrate, so you’ll need to eat it in moderation. It’s delicious as a breakfast cereal, in meatloaf, or on top of yogurt.

  • Salmon:

Salmon is high in protein, niacin, and vitamin D, among other nutrients. Low vitamin D levels have been linked to type 2 diabetes, therefore receiving a good amount of the vitamin is crucial.

The fish is also high in omega-3 fatty acids, which may aid in the reduction of inflammation linked to insulin resistance. According to the American Heart Association, omega-3 fatty acids found in fatty fish such as salmon can help enhance heart health, which is especially essential for diabetics due to their higher risk of heart disease.

  •  Orange:

According to Smithson, an orange is a good source of pectin, a soluble fiber that has been demonstrated to reduce LDL cholesterol levels. Oranges, despite their sweetness, have a low glycemic index (GI), according to the American Diabetes Association (ADA). Furthermore, the lower the GI of a food, the less it impacts blood sugar and insulin levels. Remember that one medium orange contains 15 grams (g) of carbs.

Other important elements found in oranges include vitamin C. She recommends eating the whole fruit rather than the juice since it contains more fiber and antioxidants, which may help prevent cell damage and lower blood sugar levels.

  • Beans:

Beans are a good amount of soluble fiber as well as a cheap supply of protein with a low glycemic index, making them ideal for minimizing blood sugar swings.

Black beans include roughly 15 g of carbs per half-cup serving. The American Diabetes Association recommends consuming bean spreads such as hummus, which may be used as a dip for raw vegetables, as well as adding beans to soups, chili, casseroles, and salads.

  • Kale:

Kale is the star of all the leafy greens you can eat on a diabetes diet, according to Smithson. This vegetable is high in vitamins A, C, and K, as well as fiber, flavonoids, and other antioxidants. It is also a strong source of vitamins B6 and folate, as well as the minerals calcium and magnesium. Kale also has low carbohydrate, salt, and cholesterol content.

Kale also includes bile acid sequestrants, which reduce LDL cholesterol and limit dietary fat absorption, according to Smithson. Kale can be tossed into a salad, steamed, or baked into chips, according to her.

  • Keto nut and seed bar:

If you are looking to maintain the keto diet and your aim is to maintainlow carb snacks keto as well then you should definitely go for keto nut and seed bar. Keto nut and seed bar is less sugar, plant-based, gluten-free, and no sugar alcohols.

  • Dark chocolate:

Research done on around 114,000 people revealed that when compared to persons who ate the least chocolate, those who ate the most had a 31% lower risk of diabetes and a substantially lower risk of heart disease and stroke.

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Simple Door Hanger Distribution Method



Simple Door Hanger Distribution Method

A Door Hanger is a printed product with a rectangular hook hung on a doorknob or handle. Several door hangers are corporate, with vibrant patterns printed on one or both sides of sturdy cardboard. Despite its intelligibility, a door hanger is a highly effective marketing tool. They are used in schools to notify both teachers and pupils when an examination is taking place in a specific classroom.

However, marketers adore door hangers because they are tough to ignore and need no postage. Still, hitting the pavement for seemingly endless hours for door hanger distribution can be physically and mentally exhausting. When you use this method, distributing door hangers does not have to be as difficult.

Understand your target audience:

Firstly, you must decide who will receive your door hangers. However, door hangers are typically employed as a marketing tactic to cast votes on an entire neighborhood or city. It is especially true for industries that cater to large groups of people and political endorsements instead of specialized niches that cater to tiny groups of geographically isolated customers. Furthermore, determine who your ideal consumer is and where they live. After that, check again that everyone else in those neighborhoods adheres to your demographic criteria. It will help you in focusing your efforts where they are most likely to succeed.

Put together your team:

However, 20 or more people who can help you in door hanger distribution may appear complicated. Because you’ve done your research, you’ll be pleasantly surprised. Your pitch is simple: you need one hour or less of assistance, and all they have to do is walk ten blocks. Moreover, you might be able to persuade individuals to agree by offering an inducement such as a pizza lunch. Begin with friends and family members. If you run a nonprofit or are promoting a philanthropic cause, you may locate volunteers from the community, organizations, and schools. However, if everything else fails, you’ll have to pay someone to distribute your door hangers.

Make a route map:

Once you’ve set up your target audience and where they live, divide the area into understandable neighborhoods for team members. The best way to distribute hangers is to make a team of two members. However, this avoids unnecessary street crossings and allows two persons to visit 100 homes in a swift 10-block stroll. Create detailed routes and mark them by team: If you want to reach 1,000 homes, you’ll need ten teams totaling 20 door hanger distributors to finish distribution with minimal effort. Moreover, set up pick-up stations as necessary.

Plan a day and time, and leave early:

Plan a day and time that everyone can make, and leave early to avoid traffic and perplexed homeowners wondering why someone is on the porch during dinner. A good time for distribution is usually just before or after the standard first shift workday. If necessary, seek advice from your municipality. Above all, enjoy yourself when distributing door hangers. Pair up suitable team matches and see who can finish first or hit the most houses.

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