Have you ever thought about where your coffee beans come from? Have you ever thought about why you should care where your coffee beans come from? When selecting a coffee, knowing where your beans came from, who grew them, and how they were grown not only allows you to fully appreciate the flavor but gives you the opportunity to help sustain coffee farming families.
I teamed up with Café de Colombia to tell the story of sustainable, delicious Colombian Coffee and to provide you with the opportunity to win the full Colombian coffee experience – including fresh beans, a French press for optimum flavor, a branded mug, an exclusive coffee print from The Anastasia Co., and more!
The Bean Bang Theory: where commitment to origin is the ultimate sustainability statement. Colombian coffee is a product of the steep Andes Mountains – one of the best climates in the world, and the careful hands that pick this coffee every day. While you may not have heard of Colombian coffee specifically, it’s likely you’re familiar with brands like Trader Joe’s, Dunkin’ Donuts, and Folgers. These are just a few of the 100+ brands that support Colombian coffee in North America. (You can view them all here!) When you purchase from any of these brands, you’re supporting the families who dedicate their lives to growing quality beans.
How to Make Vanilla Iced Coffee
One of the many wonderful things about coffee is that there are so many different ways to enjoy it. This Vanilla Iced Coffee recipe is perfect for a hot day, or whenever you’re cravin’ a coffee fix! Quality beans are the foundation of a delicious coffee beverage – using Colombian coffee beans provides a full, delicious flavor to the drink.
- ¼ c. almond milk
- ⅛ c. sweetened condensed milk
- ½ tsp. vanilla
- 8 oz. coffee
- For French press coffee, heat 1 c. of water to just under a boil in a kettle. (A Keurig also works well to yield hot water.)
- To make (2) 4 oz. servings, add 2 tbsp. of ground up coffee to the French press.
- Add just enough water to wet all of the beans - give it a quick stir if needed. Let it set for 1 minute.
- Pour in the remainder of the water, place the lid on top, and wait 3 minutes.
- Gently push the plunger down, and pour coffee into a mug.
- To make the vanilla cream, mix almond milk, sweetened condensed milk, and vanilla in a small jar.
- Toss ice cubes in a mug, and add the coffee + vanilla cream.
- Stir and enjoy!
ENTER TO WIN
- 1 Bodum 12 oz. French Press
- 1 The Anastasia Co. ‘With Enough Coffee Anything is Possible’ 8 x 10 Print
- 1 Bag of 100% Colombian Coffee Beans
- 1 Columbian Coffee Mug
- 1 #MindtheBean Flashdrive
- 1 ‘Trust Me. I’m a Certified Beanologist.’ Apron