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January 2017 - Hot Tea Month

January 03, 2017

This January help us celebrate Hot Tea Month by posting photos of your favorite moments enjoying tea. From now until January 31, 2017, we’ll be collecting photos of yourself with friends or family enjoying the benefits of tea or an original lifestyle shot that best represents your unique relationship with tea. Get creative and start sharing today! The top three shutterbugs will win some very cool tea accessories by Breville.   Contest Entry Guidelines Send us your awesome photos There is no purchase necessary to enter. Make sure the “Photos are Private” option in your Instagram settings is set to “OFF”. Upload the photo to Instagram in accordance with the Instagram Terms of Use; and tag the photo with the...

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Bringing to Life Tea's Unique Merits

December 31, 2016

Alright... As per usual here we are taking Tea time to the next level. Since we already know sipping a cup of tea has super beneficial effects for our bodies, not many people are familiar with cooking and/or baking with tea.. just like how the actual act of combining tea with food dates as far back as tea itself. Historically the consumption of the fresh pungent leaves was an act to supplement diets- providing necessary vitamins, nutrients and polyphenols. In addition the theanine/caffeine was a stimulate.    "Not only are we eating something delicious but we are getting the full benefits of the tea as well, without actually drinking a cup"    This holiday season, we teamed up with an extraordinarily crafty...

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The Truth Behind Teatox

November 27, 2016

In the past year, several businesses have come forward promoting a new buzz word; "teatox." Companies like Flat Tummy Tea, Fit Tea and SkinnyMint have all hit the ground running with claims to kick that bloated and sluggish feeling while boosting energy, cleansing your system and supporting metabolism. Endorsed by the likes of physically fit celebrities Chloe and Kourtney Kardashian, Kylie Jenner and Bella Thorne, these detox teas seem almost too good to be true. And after a bit of research, it appears they are. Below is our breakdown on the top three detox tea companies in the market today:   Flat Tummy Tea "Kick that bloated & sluggish feeling and flatten that tummy!" Activate Tea (morning) - Peppermint (leaf), Lemon Balm...

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Tenderize Meat with Tea

October 24, 2016

Trying to learn a new way to tenderize & marinate meat?   Let us tell you how: Add 4 heaping tablespoons of black tea leaves, such as a Lapsang Souchong to bring about an "open fire-natural smoke" taste & aroma or try Organic Assam for a rich sweet malty honey like flavour, in a pot (1.5 litres) of WARM (not boiling) water and steep for about 5-8 minutes. Strain to remove the leaves (you can keep them & use them as garnish later if you so choose) Stir in 1/2 cup brown sugar until it dissolves. Set the tenderizing tea mixture liquid aside. Season meat (up to 1.5kg) with salt, pepper, onion, garlic and fresh rosemary then place it in oven ready pan, big enough...

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