Mugpods have some of the worlds first Nespresso compatible pods.
These include the brilliant Double shot coffee pods. These coffee pods have twice the caffeine of a regular pod and they really are coffee with a kick!!!
Do you find that sometimes, particularly when using compatible coffee pods, your coffee can taste a bit watered down? Or perhaps you end up using two pods just to get that strong coffee you were looking for. That is where our double shot pod comes in, like a caffeine superhero! They contain on average double the caffeine of a standard Nespresso pod
Countless reviewers have mentioned how these pods are the perfect saviour for tired parents trying to get through the day with a toddler in toe or even as a perfect pre-workout!…
Hot chocolate is one of the most enjoyable beverages on the planet. It is part of most people’s childhood, a drink that is reminiscent of cold, wintry days – perhaps even snow. Nespresso pods chocolate versions are a great way to relive those memories. But where exactly does our favourite nostalgic drink comes from?
Well, it all began around 4,000 years ago in Mexico with a people known as the Mesoamericans. To them, chocolate was only used as a drink, and never consumed in any other fashion. In fact, bars of chocolate only began to be produced in about 1850, and that was because the price of chocolate and cocoa began to fall. Before that, and certainly in Mexico, hot chocolate was seen as something of a luxury, and only the wealthy could afford it.…
When it comes to flavour combinations, coffee together with chocolate takes a lot of beating. The Nespresso chocolate coffee pods are a great example of that – delicious and moreish. There are many ways to put these two ingredients together to create something spectacular, and here are just a few ideas.
The first – perhaps simplest – thing you can do is to pour chocolate syrup into your coffee. This may sound like it will become too sickly sweet, and it can if you’re not careful. But if you use just the right amount of syrup, and you pick dark chocolate instead of milk (and definitely do not use white), then it can turn out perfectly. An alternative method is to use one of the hot chocolate pods Nespresso create (or compatible ones) mixed with one coffee Nespresso compatible capsules.…
The Nespresso range of coffee making machines is fabulous and if you are a coffee lover, your home shouldn’t be without one. The official pods for the machines, however, are expensive, which is why finding good coffee pods compatible with Nespresso machines is a great money saving idea.
In fact, you could even save enough money using Nespresso compatible capsules to buy one of the company’s brand new offerings – there are three exciting new releases to consider. Now there is more choice for Nespresso fans than ever before. The machines range in price so that, for those who want one, price shouldn’t be too much of a barrier (particularly if compatible Nespresso coffee pods are on your shopping list). The first new machine is a premium model called the Nespresso Creatista (and the Creatista Plus).…
Compatible Nespresso coffee pods are great for making that first coffee of the day, or for relaxing with a freshly brewed coffee in the early afternoon. But, is this all there is to this wonderful little invention? The answer is no, not at all. Read on to find out much more.
Of course, your coffee machine, the working heart that allows you to create amazing coffee with your compatible Nespresso coffee pods, can also make other drinks. All you need to do is source different pods and there you have it, a Nespresso hot chocolate, a more intense style of coffee, or a vanilla infused coffee. But, each of these little pods is much more than a drink. Many recipes require coffee, and your coffee machine can provide it in just the right quantities and strengths.…
Chocolate is often at the receiving end of a lot of bad press. Concerns of sugar content, obesity and tooth decay add to the negative image of this much-loved treat. However, the news is not all bad, far from it in fact. Here are five reasons why adding Nespresso pod hot chocolate to your balanced and sensible approach to food and drink is a good idea.
One of the reasons why you should add Nespresso pod hot chocolate to your diet is because drinking Nespresso compatible hot chocolate helps boost brain power, and the overall health of your brain. Hot chocolate contains flavonoids, and these increase the blood flow to the brain, and therefore the flow of oxygen to the brain.…
For the lover of coffee, there is no better taste at any time of the day than a freshly made mug of coffee. However, every coffee drinker has heard that there are times of the day when coffee is good for you, and times when it isn’t. Is there any truth in these stories? Should you really avoid your Nespresso compatible coffee pods before bed?
So, let’s get the bad news out of the way first. The stories are true, there really are times when you should avoid not only Nespresso compatible coffee pods, but any caffeinated drinks. The good news is that this is only for a three-hour window at each end of the day. Sounds like a lot, but think about the number of hours that it leaves for you to enjoy compatible coffee pods for Nespresso.…
The beauty of Nespresso compatible hot chocolate pods is that you can have a delicious, warming cup of hot chocolate with no mess, no fuss. But there are times when you fancy getting a little more creative in the kitchen, or want to spice up your favourite treat as an indulgence or for a special occasion.
There is plenty you can do to make even the best cup of hot chocolate taste just that little bit better. And there’s really no better time to do it than when we’re in the depths of winter and a bleak January seems to go on forever. We all need a bit of a pick-me-up at this time of year to see us through. If you have spirits of any kind lying round after Christmas, you can liven up your Nespresso hot chocolate with practically any of them to make a winter cocktail of your own.…
Are you looking for a Nespresso pod compatible coffee machine? No matter whether you are purchasing for your home or business, you will want to ensure you choose a good machine. With so many to select from, this can be easier said than done, which is why we have put this blog post together. Read on for some top tips.
Enjoying a delicious coffee is cheaper than it ever has been. This is because Nespresso shared details about the mechanics of their machines.
This opened up the market for cheaper Nespresso compatible capsules and machines to be made, meaning you don’t have to spend a fortune on the real deal. But, what do you need to consider when buying a machine?…
The temperature has certainly dropped over the past few weeks in the UK, as winter is well and truly on its way. In fact, a lot of homeowners have already put their heating on. But, there is a better way to keep warm, and that is to enjoy a delicious and creamy cup of hot chocolate. Read on to discover more about Nespresso hot chocolate capsules UK wide.
A lot of people don’t consider purchasing Nespresso hot chocolate because of the price tag. In fact, a lot of people purchase Nespresso machines and they simply sit on their kitchen counter for months on end, never getting used. Does this sound familiar? You rarely purchase coffee for your machine anymore, so stretching to hot chocolate sounds nice, but you’ll probably not bother.…
Coffee pods compatible with Nespresso machines are now enjoyed all over the UK. From homes to businesses, most people can’t imagine a day without brewing themselves a delicious coffee using their Nespresso compatible capsules. However, this was not always the case. Only a few years ago, consumers were forced to purchase Nespresso capsules – other versions were not available. And, as you no doubt realise, the Nespresso capsules are expensive, which meant coffee was enjoyed as a treat, or not at all.
Luckily, this changed when a French ruling was introduced in 2014, meaning that coffee lovers all over the world can enjoy Nespresso compatible capsules while saving way over £100 per year. So, what happened? Well, on September 4th 2014, French authorities told Nespresso that it must share details regarding its coffee machines in order to allow rival companies to make compatible Nespresso coffee pods with ease.…
As if we need a reason to drink hot chocolate, it’s delicious! The sweet taste, the creamy texture, and the luxurious warmth are enough to appeal to anyone’s taste buds. However, we’ve got even more reasons to give hot chocolate capsules for Nespresso machine a try.
It’s affordable – One of the reasons why you should opt for Nespresso hot chocolate is because it is affordable. This is because there are now Nespresso compatible capsules available, meaning you do not have to pay the premiums associated with the Nespresso brand, yet you still get the high levels of quality and delicious flavour.
It boosts your brain power – Did you know that hot chocolate can actually boost your overall brain health?…
Which Nespresso compatible capsules are the strongest?
When it comes to finding the strongest Nespresso® pod – the biggest decision is between whether you go for Nespresso® original flavours or compatible pods.
The PODiSTA Double Shot Pod is in our opinion the strongest compatible pod (Rated 16/12), with the Kazaar being the strongest direct from Nespresso®. In Nespresso’s own rating system the Kazaar is a 12 out of 12. Did you know however, that in terms of taste and caffeine content there are other compatible pods available which are arguably even stronger?
PODiSTA Double Shot
Price (10 pods)
There are many Nespresso compatible capsules available. Many of which are high intensity. …
Hot chocolate for Nespresso machines has become exceptionally popular, and it is likely that more and more hot chocolate will be enjoyed as the weather starts to cool down. After all, there is nothing better than cuddling up on the sofa and indulging in a creamy, sweet chocolate drink. As you probably already know, we have five delicious flavours for you to choose from. But, have you ever wondered what snacks are best to enjoy with your hot chocolate? Read on to discover more.
When pairing food with Nespresso hot chocolate, you should go for something tangy, sweet, or salty. Tangy fruits are great because they cleanse and refresh the palette, and they play off of the sweetness of the hot chocolate.…
The potential health benefits associated with drinking a nice mug of coffee
protecting against type 2 diabetes
promoting a healthy heart
Diabetes: Those who consumed 6 or more cups per day had a 22% lower risk of diabetes. A recent review of research conducted by Harvard’s Dr. Frank Hu showed that the risk of type II diabetes decreases by 9% for each daily cup of coffee consumed. Decaf coffee decreased risk by 6% per cup.
Parkinsons: Research from Sweden revealed that drinking coffee reduces the risk of Parkinson’s even when genetic factors come into play. Another study from the National Academy of Sciences in the USA found that caffeine combined with EHT (a compound found in coffee beans) provided protective benefits to rats that were genetically predisposed to developing Parkinson’s.…
Surely the best time to drink coffee is whenever you fancy a cup of it? We certainly think so anyway! However, there has been research conducted regarding the impact coffee has on the body, and thus when the optimal time to drink it is. The results may surprise some of you. So, when is the best time to enjoy your delicious compatible coffee pods for Nespresso machines?
The best time to enjoy coffee is mid-morning. This is when you are hours away from hitting the sack, and your cortisol production is down too, making it the perfect time to indulge your caffeine habit.
You may have already gathered that preparing a cup of coffee using your Nespresso compatible capsules just before bed is not advised.…
Coffee machines compatible with Nespresso pods are essential if you are going to enjoy the delicious flavour and cost efficiency that is associated with Nespresso coffee pods and Nespresso hot chocolate. Nevertheless, despite making sure the machine can take Nespresso compatible capsules, what else should you consider when buying a coffee machine?
Reviews and Ratings – Firstly, you should never buy a coffee machine without reading reviews that have been left by those that have purchased the machine already. If the machine has received a poor rating and a lot of negative feedback, you know that you should not be spending your money on it. Customer reviews can be very insightful.
Speed – There is nothing more frustrating than feeling like you have to stand by the coffee machine for about five minutes until your coffee is made.…
Nespresso milkshake is this summer’s must-have drink. If you are a coffee addict, you may want to consider swapping one of your mugs of hot and creamy coffee for a sweet and delicious milkshake. If you have a Nespresso coffee machine, or a machine compatible with these pods, you don’t want to miss out on the milkshake pods that are available. Read on to find out more about them.
The milkshake Nespresso compatible capsules come in a whole host of different flavours, including chocolate, strawberry, and honeycomb. So, you are bound to find the perfect flavour for you.
Update 2019 – strawberry and honeycomb flavours have been discontinued – but you can still purchase the sugar free chocolate milkshake pods.
One of the great things about the Nespresso milkshake pods is that they are good for you!…
Its no secret that most people in the world love their coffee… The UK is becoming a nation of coffee drinkers and the traditional idea of us being tea drinkers is fading away slowly.
As reported by the British Coffee Association ““In the last decade we’ve gone from a country of tea sippers who enjoy the occasional instant coffee, to a nation of seasoned coffee connoisseurs exploring a large variety of roast and ground blends”.
Thanks to Nespresso, Tassimo, Dolce Gusto and more, the pod and capsule market is booming. This is on top of the much loved coffee shop chains like Starbucks and Costa. The UK has truly gone coffee mad!
Did you know…
Coffee is the most popular drink worldwide with over 400 billion cups consumed each year.…
Brrrrr its cold in here….
Did you know you can now get Nespresso compatible pods/capsules that allow you to make ICED coffee using your own Nespresso machine.
Particularly when the weather gets warmer a delicious iced coffee is just what you need to cool down but also a great way get that much needed coffee kick. We were one of the first companies to bring a specifically designed pod for use in Nespresso machines to make an iced coffee, but even Nespresso themselves have since sold a limited edition pod.
Our ICED coffee pods/capsules come in two strengths:
How to make ICED Coffee
Add one of our Nespresso compatible ICED coffee pods/capsules to your coffee machine
Add ice to your glass
Extract 40mm shot over ice
Add 100ml of chilled milk
ICED coffee is becoming more and more popular each year.…
I like many others out there some times I struggle to focus on a book. Especially when its a slow starter.
I have recently been reading “Its not how good you are, its how good you want to be” – its one of those great self help books, and perfect for those of you who may be struggling professionally.
For more information on this book take a look at Amazon.
I was trying to get back into yesterday morning after a break and realised I had read the same page 3 times over, and I was still non the wiser as to what the page read.
So I decided to nip over to my Nespresso machine and use some of my Nespresso compatible capsules to see if they could give me a boost.…
The steps to recycling those little Nespresso capsules of joy
As time as gone on we have become more aware of the environmental impact of the food and drink we consume including the pods and capsules we use in our machines. With the amount of pods now available in the market it is hard to know which ones are best. Particularly with compatible pods as many are made from plastic – which can take up to 500 years to degrade. Other companies sell aliminium based pods – but that doesn’t necessarily mean they are completely recyclable as sometimes they are multi alloy. We have been rolling out our new biodegradable pods & capsules. These pods use d2w oxo-biodegradable plastic technology. This means that they are recyclable and biodegradable (but not able to be composted).…
Hot chocolate Nespresso capsules are popular because they taste delicious. There is nothing quite like having a delicious, warm, and comforting cup of hot chocolate before bed. But, you may be surprised to learn that there are a lot more benefits associated with drinking Nespresso hot chocolate than meets the eye. As well as you being able to buy sugar free chocolate there are many other benefits you may not know. Discover more below.
It can help you to lose weight – This is something that may surprise you, but hot chocolate does not have to be fattening. It depends on how you make it and the sugar content (and cream). Moreover, a cup of hot chocolate can satisfy your cravings and ensure you don’t opt for other foods that have much more sugar and a higher level of calories, such as cakes and pastries.…
Most people associate their Nespresso machine with coffee capsules, and generally espresso sized beverages (lets not forget George Clooney). However, did you know you can utilise your Nespresso machine in so many more ways, you’ll be left thinking “why hasn’t someone told me this sooner!”.
From making beverages you may have previously thought impossible, to saving money, read on for our roundup of top 5 ways to get more from your machine.
1. Nespresso Hot Chocolate
For those of you who aren’t that keen on coffee, but want to use that fancy new machine that sits oh so proudly on your kitchen work surface, look a little harder and you will see you can make other types of drinks like hot chocolate and milkshakes using your Nespresso machine!…
Which Nespresso compatible pods or capsules are the best to buy?
Will they break my machine?
Do they taste as good?
How much money can I save?
(9.6 / 10)
5 boxes (50 pods)
1 box (10 pods)
Postage Charge (60 pods)
The information provided is for indicative comparison – we recommend you visit each site and make up your own mind. Data accurate as of Dec 2016.
These are all questions that come to mind when you consider buying compatible pods/capsules for your Nespresso machine – and for good reason! Read on for our tips on selecting the right pods for you.
Nespresso has spent many years building up its customer base of coffee lovers, from an ever increasing amount of Nespresso machines on the market, to opening new stores (as well as the famous George Clooney ads!) More recently many companies have sprung up manufacturing their own Nespresso compatible pods – selling them at discount to Nespresso’s own.…
Hot Chocolate Mint Pods (Nespresso compatible)
As part of the yearly Christmas limited edition pods, in 2014 Nespresso made for sale the chocolate mint pod (which we loved), did it leave you wondering if Hot Chocolate Mint pods were available or whether you can still buy the Nespresso chocolate mint pods? If so read on.
Unfortunately as the Nespresso chocolate mint coffee pods were a Festive Limited Edition, we doubt you will be able to purchase them any more, however we think we have something you may prefer!
Are you a person that always goes for mint chocolate ice cream when it is available? Some flavour combinations are just meant to be – and our mint hot chocolate (Nespresso® compatible) capsules are one of them.…
mugpods is bringing you a new exciting idea for breakfast time…
We always say you should experiment with your machine and our pods. With a broad range of flavours, who knows what you could come up with! The next mocha, maybe? You may have also noticed a couple of our April fools jokes including jelly pods!
There is a lot of debate about whether breakfast is indeed the most important meal of the day, but that aside if you do enjoy having breakfast – particularly if you like porridge we think we have come up with an excellent way of using your Nespresso machine to add a little extra to your morning oats! Oats are possibly one of the oldest and best ways to enjoy breakfast, they are a gluten-free whole grain and a great source of important vitamins, minerals, fibre and protein. …
Do you need a coffee to start your day off? Or, are you someone that grabs a coffee to get through the afternoon lull? Maybe you drink endless cups throughout the day? No matter what applies, your coffee habit is likely to be costing you a considerable sum, which is why you should consider compatible Nespresso coffee pods instead.
Nespresso is the most loved coffee-making system in homes throughout the United Kingdom. However, a lot of people are paying a premium for Nespresso hot chocolate and coffee pods when there really is no need to. Last year, Nespresso were forced to make details about their coffee machine known to competitors, which opened up the market for Nespresso compatible capsules to be created.…
No matter whether you have treated yourself to a luxury Nespresso home coffee machine, or you have one of these machines at work for your employees, you will recognise that this coffee habit can quickly become expensive. Research indicates that every drink costs around 30p. It does not sound a lot, but this can soon mount up, which is why you should consider Nespresso compatible capsules instead. Read on to discover more.
For many years, people had no choice but to purchase Nespresso coffee pods directly from the main brand and Nespresso hot chocolate pods were not even available. This is because Nespresso kept the make-up of their famous coffee machines a secret. However, this information has since been made public, allowing other businesses to create cheaper coffee pods that are compatible with Nespresso machines.…
Make Nespresso Milkshakes with compatible
Strawberry flavour Poddies
We all know that fruit is one of the best things we can eat, it has great health benefits and it tastes great! the only problem is its so FULL of sugar and children can sometimes be a bit “picky” with the foods they will and wont eat.
So why not take advantage of that great taste and use it in your Nespresso machine to make yourself and your family a nice refreshing fruity drink that is also SUGAR FREE.
At mugpods we love to bring World’s first products to the UK and PODiSTA poddies are one of them. They can be enjoyed hot or cold, but we highly recommend cold as (we might be biased) but they make a delicious milkshake.…
Your Nespresso machine is there for you to enjoy on a daily basis, and of course you do enjoy it. However wouldn’t it be nice if the Nespresso machine could be enjoyed not only by adults but by the younger people in your family? Well now it can be! – with the new Nespresso compatible Poddies your kids can enjoy a sweet tasting Nespresso milkshake drink that can be made using your machine – and they go down treat – not only sugar free but also 100% natural colours.
We have a variety of Nespresso kids compatible milkshake flavours such as Chocolate, Strawberry and Honeycomb! – Based on our statistics from our most recent sales it has shown that the Honeycomb flavour is our most popular.…
We want to make sure you make the most out of the Nespresso compatible pods that you purchase from us. Making a delicious hot chocolate has never been easier thanks to our World’s first range of pods (in five flavours). Whether it be an short indulgence on your break at work, or a relaxing on the sofa before bed. Read on to learn some new tips on how to make a great tasting hot chocolate.
Where to start…
Select your pod and place it in the machine like you would with any other.
Know your machine…
Make sure before you make any drink that you flush out your machine – just close the lid and leave the capsule area empty then press the button on the right hand side of the machine to allow clean hot water to run through until you have about a mugs worth of water.…
Do you use Nespresso compatible pods? – Find in this article a few helpful tips on how to keep your machine in great condition during and after use.
Clean your machine…
It is important that you keep your Nespresso machine in tip-top condition.
Before you use the pods run a little bit of hot water through the machine to clean the inside out.
Keeping it clean prevents it from getting clogged up with residue from other drinks you have previously made and allows you to freely create a nice fresh beverage with the greatest of ease.
We also recommend you regularly descale your machine, Nespresso sells their own descaling kit or you can purchase descaling sachets from us at only 95p.…
Back in 2015, we started mugpods – the name itself did not take us too long, we knew we wanted it to contain the word “pod” and something in relation to drinking coffee & hot chocolate, the natural conclusion was that we generally drink them from a “mug”. Once we knew this, we wrote a big list of words containing the two, and for each one checked whether the domain names were available – and so “mug pods” was born in September 2015 (the same week we decided to start the company).
Our logo however – took much longer! We wanted colour wise for it to show the warmth and enjoyment of a hot drink, yet the excitement of trying flavours that were not previously available.…
MugPods will be a new online shop and distributor of beverages in the form of Pods/capsules that are to be used in Nespresso compatible machines. We are starting mugpods to bring the World’s first hot chocolate pods to the UK market allowing our customers to enjoy much more variety than just coffee pods. Our chocolates come in 5 fantastic flavours, and we have been taste testing them at home with our friends and family. As well as this we have an amazing range of coffee pods in multiple flavours and intensities that we cannot wait to hear feedback from our customers.
Initially you will be able to purchase our pods directly from our website and on amazon however we hope over time to build relationships with other retailers to bring our products to more consumers across the UK and Europe.…