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Tea Dye - Have You Ever?

May 16, 2016

Tea has become something very special to me because its uses are almost endless. Not only is tea my go to beverage in replacement of coffee, juice, pop and enhances of course water but it can also be used in your cooking /baking, garden and yes even your wardrobe. *Please note I didn't use the undergarments as such in the details below, but rather substituted for a white t-shirt to demonstrate the effect of Tea Dye.* A friend of mine a few years back was getting married on a beach. She got this beautiful light creamy colored dress as opposed to your traditional white ensemble. She looked stunning. The day before her wedding we are ticking of everything we needed...

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Green Tea Mojito

April 22, 2016

A twist on a Cuban Favorite, our mojito takes it to the next level. For most, the mojito is a summer favorite and for some a signature go to. With Spring in the air and summer around the corner, it is time to perfect our methods. New to the table is a healthier alternative, loaded with antioxidants, let me show you. Ingredients: Fresh lime 1 tsp your favorite sweetener, mines Truvia (stevia) Fresh mint leaves 1 pitcher chilled Cucumber Mojito Green Tea Ice White rum(optional) Directions: In tall glass(14-18oz) muddle mint, sweetener, and add lime juice(about one tsp). Fill glass with ice, add rum and top with chilled Green tea, stir well. For an added spritzer effect top with Club Soda,...

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Easy - No Bake - Matcha Truffles

April 12, 2016

  Probably the best little dessert around- perfect as a dessert by itself, sweet tooth fix, or a dessert complement.  Best of all, it’s simple, easy to make- no bake- Matcha dessert truffle. The whole process took me a total of 15 minutes to prep, overnight refrigeration and 15 minutes to roll into balls the next morning. All you need is: 1 ½ Cup White Chocolate 2 ½ Tsp Tea Blendz Matcha 1/3 Cup Heavy cream( I used a heavy whipping cream) 4 Tbsp Unsalted butter And 1 Tsp each Matcha & icing sugar (dusting for final roll) As for instructions they are pretty simple In saucepan, heat cream and butter and sift in matcha as butter melts. Make sure...

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Easter Special - Natural Flavoured Marble Eggs

March 24, 2016

Flavoured Marble Eggs As always, here I am experimenting with tea and I have recently been looking into ideas with eggs; since Easter is right around the corner. I came around an old Chinese method of making marbled eggs, so I thought-why not? - I’ll make my own! I took a simple recipe and made it even shorter and ultimately easier to make. All I needed was: 3-4 eggs 2 Tea Blendz Chai pyramid bags (I used masala chai explosion) 2-3 pieces whole star anise Cracked pepper (I didn’t measure just gave a couple cranks) 1 tbsp brown sugar First thing I did was make sure I hard boiled my eggs, so in a small pot I brought my water...

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