Coff(r)ee… March without coffee

Inspired with Leo Babauta and his book I decided to test his ZTD system and challenge it with drinking coffee habit which I would like stop just to check is my health will improve in some areas.
It’s not easy challenge for me because I love coffee to the bits…
I’m coffee drinker who like to start day with morning coffee and something sweet. I love coffee for the taste, smell even the colour. And it’s not easy to avoid coffee beverage in our house because my husband is heavy coffee drinker too and he doesn’t want to skip it for something else.
Unfortunately I noticed that coffee start to stress my body with IBS syndrome so I need to try and replace my favourite drink with something more healthy.
I bought plenty flavoured green teas (tropical, raspberry, apple & blackcurrant, mint, mango & passion fruit), herbal teas (mint, linden, nettle) and grain coffee which looks like coffee (so I will  cheat my mind with it in crisis moments).
Nine days past… my body is coffee free for one week and two days.
How I feel?  I definitely still miss taste of coffee. Yesterday I had little headache and tried to convinced myself that my organism need coffee but finally I didn’t break my monthly resolution “March Without Coffee”
I didn’t notice yet more positive aspects of not drinking coffee but probably it’s still too early.
22 days more to come let’s see what will change later.


In the world of tea


Keep calm… drink tea:)

Muled wine tea from Loyd Tea. It’s something for winter’s days and nights.

I need to say that is kind of discovery of the year for me… I would never buy that kind of tea by myself.
But last weekend I visit my mother-in-law and she proposed me Muled Wine tea to drink. In the beginning I was very sceptical because I didn’t like taste and smell of wine in the cooking. She said that if I will not like it I don’t need to drink it so I give it a try… and… something strange happen… I felt in love in that tea
It’s my favourite tea for a winter time since that Saturday. Honestly I love it to the bits.
It taste amazing, got a beautiful very aromatic smell and really warms up.
I drink it every day… but only once a day… because there is a warning on the box that tea contains liquorice- and cannot be consumed in excessive amounts by people with hypertension. And I don’t want to check do I belong to that group of people so I’m careful:P

Here I list some of the fabulous ingredients:
Flavoured tea 56% (contains: hibiscus flower, cinnamon, roasted chicory root, liquorice root, cloves, ginger)
Dried fruit preparation 44% (contains: apple, sweet orange peel, black chockeberry, plum)

I bought already four boxes of that tea (because there is only 10 tea bags in one box and it’s only one minus in my opinion which I can find when I think about that tea)

And you? What would you recommend for tea lovers??