Ideas For a Great Spring from Pfaelzer Brothers

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Spring is nearly here, and the coming of spring brings advantages many of us have been looking forward to. The obvious element of excitement is the warm weather. So many have had to endure a winter that was second to none. The ability to enjoy the warm air and sunshine seems to be the aspect of spring that those of us who’ve had a long winter are most excited for. Here at Pfaelzer Brothers, we see spring as a time for family gatherings, outdoor activities, and delicious eating. By following these three easy tips, you can plan activities with your family, coworkers, or friends that will allow you to take advantage of everything spring has to offer, while enjoying the good company of others.   Plan a Company Picnic After this winter, your coworkers are going to be just as anxious to feel the warm sun on their face as you are. Many times, it’s difficult for employees to take time out of their busy schedules to participate in team building activities such as these. Schedule an hour towards the end of the work week with your department or company during the lunch hour to take advantage of the changing …

The Delicious Benefits of Ceylon Tea

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In the midst of a hectic day, it is important to take a few minutes to get away from it all by sneaking in a little break. Take a moment for yourself by curling up with a nice hot cup of tea from our Hickory Farms Ceylon Tea Collection and experience these amazing benefits. The health benefits of tea Ceylon tea has been a favorite with tea drinkers for generations. One of the reasons that this tea is so beloved is that it is a great pick-me-up. Containing between 25 and 110 mg of caffeine in each cup, tea gives you the perfect amount of caffeine to get you up and going without feeling jittery. Studies have shown that regularly drinking tea can help your body fight free radicals. These harmful atoms have been known to cause some kinds of cancer, which makes fighting them extremely important. If you want to drop a couple pounds, try picking up a cup of tea. Ceylon’s unique combination of vitamins, caffeine, and antioxidants is a great recipe for boosting your metabolism and can help you burn fat faster. This same combination of health boosting properties will also improve kidney function and lower your …

Chunky Double Chocolate Caramel Brownies

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The holiday season is loosely translated to the “chocolate” season in our family. Whether we’re gifting each other our favorite chocolates, candy bars, or truffles, some of us end up with countless boxes of these festive holiday chocolates…more than we could ever eat! If leftover chocolate is not a problem in your home, you’re one of the lucky few. That’s where these Chunky Double Chocolate Caramel Brownies come in to save the day. By chopping and folding in bits and pieces from into this semi-healthy brownie batter (it has applesauce that replaces some of the fat in this recipe, so it’s not too bad!), you’re turning your holiday chocolate gifts into a delicious, chocolate packed treat.       American confectionery craftsmen and women make the Hickory Farms Signature Chocolate Collection with the finest ingredients, along with premium milk and dark chocolate, and these chocolates are like little bites of heaven. The flavor combinations include Dark Chocolate Sea Salt Caramel, Almond Butter Toffee, Raspberry Sorbet Heart, and Espresso Coffee Cream, among others. For this recipe, I chose all the caramel based chocolates to accentuate the caramel flavors of the brownies. These brownies are the perfect treat to bring to teachers, …