I was recently given a Keurig K45 Elite to review, and was excited to share my opinions and findings with y’all. In full disclosure, I am not a coffee drinker. There. The truth is out there. However, I do LOVE a good cup of tea, and my kids can down a cup of hot chocolate faster than I could even type this sentence – so I thought trying out the Keurig was a good idea. Also, my mother- and father-in-law were in town, and volunteered to try out the various coffees.
First, the Keurig is a great tool for folks who like variety, convenience, and quick service. The Keurig system allows you to make a single cup within just a matter of minutes (or, like 90 seconds, give or take), while providing the flexibility of easily making other flavors, or tea, or hot chocolate with a simply snap of the k-cup. So if you entertain, the Keurig and its k-cup system are a good way to offer your guests a variety of drink options. And see all these snazzy recipes below, they’re so creative and delicious, they just may blow your mind!
The drawbacks? Any Keurig system has a bit of built-in “waste”, with the individual k-cups, and packaging for these – more packaging than, say, a bag of coffee grounds. However, you can purchase a k-cup reusable filter for under ten bucks, to lessen the environmental impact.
Now, on to the good stuff: the recipes! I have the privledge of networking with some amazing bloggers, who shared with me some equally ahhh-mazing recipes with which you can utilize your Keurig brewing system.
Keurig Recipe Roundup
First, I’m going to start with the absolutely scrumptious desserts, because, well, we should always start with a treat, right?
I know, only three dessert recipes. I’m such a tease! But I promise, many of these drinks are rich enough to stand in place of a dessert! #nomnom indeed! (….or #slurpslurp ??)
Almond Extract Tea (with a surprise twist!)
Nutella Hazelnut Coffee ….because Nutella….Keep on saving! :o)
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