Monday, July 4, 2016

Awesome ~ Coffee

Howdy Crafters - I am a Mocha Coffee drinker at Heart - I created my own recipe using Almond Milk, Hershey Cocoa, & Coffee. I cut the calories down significantly compared to any Coffee Shop recipe!* recipe below

Even if I add some real whipped cream [I only do that occasionally - the Holidays!]- my calorie count is much lower.  Since Stevia is my choice of "sweetener" - it is used to sweetened my coffee - I have a Mocha every day! 

I created a tag today using a new sentiment stamp I received from WSD - I just love this sentiment! Yep, My Mocha is making me awesome! LOL !

Have a Happy 4th of July - Let Freedom Ring!  Americans - DO NOT allow the government to take away your FREEDOMS! Remember what this day is about "We the People!" 
~ Blessings ~ Gail ~

Recipe
Sizzix Tag Die
Corrugated Kraft Cardstock - blue stripped
Polk-a-dot Ribbon
WSD Sentiment stamp - Colorbox red ink - then fussy cut - glued to tag
Sizzix Thin Star Die - white cardstock - dimensional behind stars
Verse Red Sequins
Memory Box Coffee on the Go die - I just LOVE this die! I have both this one and the larger one
White cardstock - Spectrum Noir Markers for coloring - dimensional behind coffee cup

 It would be an honor to share with:
  Not just cards
  WIW AG June Challenge - use stamping
  CHN July Patterned Paper Challenge
Simon Says Monday - Red White or Blue - use one or all colors #2

Blessing Ink - Amusing Challenge Red White Blue #2

Dragonfly Journey Challenge Put a Star on it UE

Craftin Desert Divas Coffee Theme Challenge #1



 








My Homemade Mocha Recipe
I make my coffee in my Keurig machine

On the Stove - I make hot chocolate then add it to my coffee

1 Tablespoon of Hershey Cocoa, 1 Cup of unsweetened SILK brand Vanilla Almond Milk [30 calories] - heat to desired temperature - stir

Add Hot Chocolate to one cup of coffee from Keurig Machine

Add Stevia to taste [or one package of Stevia - but that might be too sweet - you have to determine how sweet you want your Mocha - for Stevia packages I use half of the package]

This recipe Makes 2 cups [8 ounces each] of Delicious Mocha - total of 40 calories for both cups! 

7 comments:

  1. Fabulous tag love the design. Thanks for joining us at CHPPC, good luck with the challenge. hugs Shirleyxxx

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  2. Like the look of corrugating on your tag. Have a Bee-utiful day!
    Melissa
    "Sunshine HoneyBee"

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  3. Hi Gail! I just love the tag you made and what a great recipe too that I will have to try. I just love a mocha coffee. It's the best of both worlds! Thanks so much for joining my challenge this week :)

    Jeannie T.
    Dragonfly Journeys

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  4. This tag could not keep me from smiling! How clever of you to incorporate the corrugated cardboard, which reminded me of a coffee mug wrap. I also thought it was very considerate of you to incorporate a recipe for folks like me who got an F- in Home Ec. Thanks for the beautiful artful, the great recipe and for sharing your talents with us here at the Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge Blog!

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  5. Wow, Gail, you are on a roll with all these creations. This tag is fabulous and that sentiment is so fun! If coffee would make me awesome, I might try drinking it. : ) Thanks for playing with The House That Stamps Built.

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  6. So true about we the people! Lovely tag Gail!

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  7. What a cute tag!! I love all the texture! Thanks for linking up at Craftin Desert Divas!

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It is always and honor & blessing to have you stop by - may your day be filled with Joy & Happiness - God Bless you today & Always - ~ Gail ~