DIY Coffee Pods
Did you know you can refill coffee pods yourself? I love the ease of using my Keurig, but I hate the cost of buying the pods. My husband and I love coffee so we go through at least 4-5 pods each day. So, a pack of 12 would only last 3 days at most. At $8.99 per box, that’s $89.99 per month! I know we can use the single serve adapter, but it doesn’t work as well and clogs up my machine.
Now I admit this is a bit time consuming, but it’s so worth it in the long run. Here’s how:
- After using the pod, peel off aluminum top.
- Tap out all the grounds and rinse the pod in the sink.
- Let it dry and then add your favorite ground coffee to the pod.
- Use a circle of aluminum foil about ½” bigger in diameter than the top of the pod.
- Now tuck in the sides being sure to crimp it pretty tightly.
Now you have your very own coffee pod that only costs pennies.
Once you get the hang of this, you can do them quickly. I usually work on this while I’m waiting on dinner to cook. You can use the pods many times before throwing them away. Eventually, you will see the filter pulling away and you can toss them or find another way to recycle them.
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