Blueberry Oatmeal Cookies and Steep Coffee Bags.

wp-1472806576914Lately I try to wake up before the boys and prepare something that will bring all of us to the table. To make things a little interesting today, I prepared Blueberry Oatmeal Cookies and it was a winner.

3 tablespoons butter, room temperature
1/2 cup brown sugar
1/4 cup honey
1 egg
1 tablespoon water
1/2 cup flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon baking soda
1 1/2 cups organic oat brand

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
Grease a cookie sheet.
Using a mixer with the paddle attachment, mix together the butter, brown sugar, honey, egg and water thoroughly.
Sift together the dry ingredients then stir in the oats.
Add the dry ingredients to the wet and mix.
Add any additional ingredients you’ve chosen. I added blueberries.
Bake 12 to 15 minutes. Cool on a wire rack.

As an expat I always try to buy local brands and produces as my little way of contributing to the local community. A few weeks ago I came to learn of Steep Coffee bags. The brand provides a range of coffee blends ethically sourced in the Philippines and packed in biodegradable bags. It makes preparing coffee absolutely hassle-free. All you need is hot water, a mug and a coffee bag. It gives you the convenience of an instant coffee but it is fresh brewed coffee. So those crazy busy mornings that I have to get stuff done and still need to drink my coffee, or during the day when I need a coffee break without the hassle of assembling our moka pot STEEP coffee bags sure comes in handy. My favourite flavour so far is hazelnut but I am curious to try out other variants.
20160902_18014520160902_125934Justin Bereber the young Filipino entrepreneur and owner of Steep Coffee bags is such an inspiration and I hope more young people in the Philippines can take a leaf from his book.

Lora by Lora. x


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