Coffee K-cups baristas don’t want you to try

Get your daily fix in a flash with these handy coffee pods

Put a smile on your face with a quick cup of coffee. Pixabay

Coffee K-Cups are the most convenient, least time-consuming way to enjoy that cup of joe. With no hassle and no mess, who wouldn’t like to thank Mr. Keurig for making our mornings a little bit better? There is no Mr. Keurig, but the creator of these handy time-savers is a man named John Sylvan, and he revolutionized coffee making with his invention of the single-serve coffee K-cups.

McCafé Breakfast Blend, Keurig Single Serve K-Cup Pods, Light Roast Coffee Pods, 96 Count

Wake up before you go-go

These are specially roasted to eliminate bitter notes and highlight the natural citrus tones. Amazon

These light-roasted coffees retain more of the unique, sweet flavor of the fresh-picked beans. Did you know that light-roasted coffees have the most caffeine? Cooks Illustrated shared the news that since these beans are roasted for a shorter amount of time, they retain more water and they weigh more. So, bean for bean, lightly roasted beans contain more caffeine than darker roasted coffees. They’re also certified Orthodox Union Kosher as well. This 96-count package of Breakfast Blend is sustainably sourced and packaged in recyclable K-cups, so you can enjoy a cuppa anytime.

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Starbucks Pike Place Roast K Cups, 96-Count

Drive past the drive-thru

It’s crafted to bring out its nutty, cocoa-hinted perfection, giving you a smooth and balanced brew. Amazon

Savor all the coffee shop flavor without having to stop at the coffee shop. Brews like this use Arabica beans and have the deep, rich coffee flavors we all crave. First cultivated in Ethiopia about 10,000 years ago, Arabica is the most popular coffee bean in the world, accounting for about 70% of annual consumption. The other popular type of coffee, Robusta, has twice the caffeine but lacks the rich flavors and nuances of Arabica, so it is primarily used in instant coffees. This package contains 4 boxes, each with 24 K-Cups for 96 delicious cups of coffee. Eight other coffee blends and other package sizes are also available.

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The Original Donut Shop Regular, Single-Serve Keurig K-Cup Pods, Medium Roast Coffee Pods, 96 Count

Ready for dipping

From almond biscotti to chocolate chip cookies, oat milk, and heavy cream, this brew stands up to your sweet and creamy accompaniments. Amazon

This bold, full-bodied medium roast coffee, like other Arabica coffees, contains hundreds of antioxidants. reports that your morning blend has more of these health benefits than green tea. So coffee could potentially be the best and healthiest way to start your day. Available in assorted blends and package sizes, recyclable K-Cups make brewing coffee so easy – and you don’t have to worry about getting any grounds in your cup. Suitable for all the Keurig coffee makers, this tasty brew is sourced from 100 percent sustainable farms and is certified Kosher.


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Green Mountain Coffee Roasters Dark Magic, Single-Serve Keurig K-Cup Pods, Dark Roast Coffee, 24 Count (Pack Of 4)

A dark mystical blend

This product lives up to its name. With notes of chocolate and sweet dark fruit on the finish Amazon

Enjoy a big, bold cup of dark roast to start your day. This dark-roasted coffee will kickstart your day with deep coffee flavor and an intense aroma. While you sip this fully sustainable blend, you’re sharing that morning coffee experience with millions around the world, together consuming over 2 billion cups of coffee every day. reported people worldwide brew over 12 billion pounds of coffee. We love the deepest of their blends, but there are four others to choose from. There are also other sizes than the 96 K-Cup package, all ready to get your day off to a great start.

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Dunkin' Original Blend Medium Roast Coffee, 60 Keurig K-Cup Pods

Perfectly balanced

This is the quintessential taste from the donut giant. Amazon

This medium roast blend gives you a smooth and flavorful morning cup of coffee. Brew a cup of perfectly blended coffee whenever you want a little pick-me-up with this 60-count of K-Cups. Although the coffee plant has been around for millennia, the story of its invention traces back to the plains of Ethiopia where a farmer noticed that after nibbling coffee berries, his grazing goats had so much vitality they didn’t want to sleep at night. Caffeine is a stimulant and energizes your body and brain, so it’s a great way to start your day or enjoy that well-deserved coffee break. Other assorted blends like dark roast or espresso style are available, too.

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Cyndi Mathews is a contributing writer to Florida Travel & Life, an online brand that inspires active, affluent travelers, providing them with insider information on discovering the best of Florida. Informative and engaging, the website showcases travel destinations, arts and cultural venues, vibrant dining scenes, recreational activities, the great outdoors and the revitalized real-estate market. Cyndi recently published her first book and enjoys traveling to Florida in her sailboat.


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