Lauren Gemmell

Food, Fitness, and Technology

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Fresh Mint Tea

While in Amsterdam I noticed that in our hotel beside the coffee and tea there was a glass full of mint. At that time in the morning I thought nothing of it, and filled my coffee cup. (I don’t often do a lot of thinking before my morning coffee).

But then on our last day we stopped in a cafe for one last coffee before heading to the airport. On the drinks menu was Fresh Mint Tea.

Fresh Mint Tea

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Drinking Tea

I am a coffee drinker. It is almost a defining characteristic. There is nothing better than the smell of coffee as you start to wake up, unless of course you count the first sip and you know the caffeine will soon hit your bloodstream.

However I have become to realise that my relationship with coffee is a drug dependancy. Not by any means the worst I could have, but lets face it, we could all do with being a little healthier. I could do without the headaches when I forget to have a cup or worse the strange jittery feeling when you have had too much. As part of a new healthier eating plan, of which I am sure you will hear about in time, I decided to ditch the dependancy.

Cold turkey.

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