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Top 5 Reasons to Enjoy Organic Coffee - Why We Crafted a|dash Organically

What does “organic” mean to you? For some, “organic” simply signals that a product is somehow superior to other products. While this is typically an accurate assumption, the term means so much more. According to the United States Department of Agriculture, “certified organic foods are grown and processed according to federal guidelines addressing, among many factors, soil quality, animal raising practices, pest and weed control, and use of additives. Organic producers rely on natural substances and physical, mechanical, or biologically based farming methods to the fullest extent possible.” While we don’t yet have the capital to become certified organic by the USDA, we have carefully selected all of our ingredients to produce a clean, organic beverage.  For the a|dash team, finding ingredients that...

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Feature Friday-Females Who Inspire Us: Lori and Kirsten Schmidtke

This Friday, a|dash is thrilled to introduce y'all to mother-daughter duo, Lori and Kirsten Schmidtke! This pair blew us away with their creativity, drive, and passion. Their unique, fashionable jewelry brand is designed to give wearers a sense of self-identity. While crafting their jewelry, Lori and Kirsten hold themselves to standards of sustainability to make the world a great place for the innovators of the future. With Klas squared, the pair combines elegance and sustainability...what more could you ask for? Anyways, that's enough from us! Let's hand the reigns over to Lori and Kirsten for a peek into their motivations, inspirations, and more!

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These 4 Adaptogens Will Help You Feel Stress Free, Energized, and Healthy

Life gets crazy sometimes; work and class deadlines start creeping up, you’ve just had a fight with your partner, you have what seems like a million extracurriculars for the kiddos, and to top it all off, your check engine light has just come on again. Stress keeps building until it overwhelms. Good news for you, adaptogens are here to ensure your personal “check engine light” stays off,  helping manage stress in a healthy, clean, natural way. While it may sound too good to be true, they’ve been a staple in Chinese and Ayurvedic medicine for thousands of years. As our friends at Droplet like to say, adaptogens are “the new (but old) way to deal with stress.” We’re here to...

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Feature Friday-Females Who Inspire Us: Whitney Stuart

This Friday, we are absolutely ecstatic to share a little bit about a woman whose perseverance, strength and wisdom know no bounds. The woman in question is Whitney Stuart from Whitness Nutrition! Throughout her journey, Whitney overcame various, taxing trials to become an influential figure in the dietician and nutritionist spaces. If you are wondering how Whitney became such an amazing, inspirational woman, look no further! Today, Whitney will give you all a glimpse into who her role models are, her favorite affirmations and more. Without further adieu, let's give Whitney a warm, a|dash welcome!

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Top 10 Benefits of Coffee: Experience That Kick of Caffeine -- Without the Crash!

We’ve all probably experienced the dreaded caffeine jitters. You know the feeling - you wake up for work or class and start the day with a cup of coffee to give yourself an early morning pick me up. Instead of feeling energized and refreshed, your heart feels like it’s beating out of your chest, your eyelids start twitching, and you feel completely restless. The jittery feeling you sometimes get from consuming too much coffee, or any beverage that contains caffeine, comes from caffeine’s stimulant properties. a|dash was created, in part, so that coffee and tea lovers can avoid the caffeine jitters, enjoy the numerous benefits associated with coffee, and feel revitalized and calm while still getting that daily fix of...

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