There’s no getting around it: coffee is addictive. But at some point, it’s good to step back and take a break. Especially when it feels like you can’t live without drinking a cup of coffee.

After quitting coffee, what seems to result is a gaping hole that makes you feel as though you cannot possibly function. My husband gets super grumpy a few hours after he drinks a cup. So, I’ve been praying for a natural alternative to coffee.

Strangely, it came along serendipitously, when I decided to do an alkaline diet fast. After we received our Water For Health box, I prepared the alkaline jug and had a glass of water. What happened next was most unexpected…