Substitutions in the Kitchen

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    Coffee Not Working For You? Try Okrafee!

    I LOVE COFFEE! I really do. Ask anyone that knows me…I’d rather have a good strong black cup of coffee over just about anything else that you could or would offer me. BUT time has brought some health issues that coffee does not co-exist very well with; or at least to the degree that I have habitually consumed it. First it was LPR (Laryngopharyngeal Reflux) or silent GERD. Coffee is acidic and the caffeine relaxes the muscle between the esophagus and the stomach allowing acid and pepsin into the esophagus. This is not a good thing! So I tried various replacements for coffee because just skipping the routine and having…