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Simple Ways to Reap Kombucha Tea Benefits

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By now, You’ve certainly seen the Kombucha Tea drinks in your local stores and are curious. What is this thing with the weird name and exactly what are Kombucha Tea benefits? Well, I was too, so let me give you the lowdown with a brief history of Kombucha Tea and Kombucha health benefits. We will finish up with a Kombucha Tea Recipe you might just want to tackle!

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Green Tea and Matcha – Mother Nature’s Precious Gifts for a Healthy Body, Mind, and Spirit

dried loose leaf green tea and plant leaves on a wooden surface with a wooden spoon for scooping

 

Lately, green tea and matcha have become so mainstream in people’s food vocabulary that you practically see the ingredients everywhere!

From the non-dairy delicious iced tea blends (like the one that I’m sipping right now) to the matcha green tea powder form in decadent green tea chocolate cake and cupcakes like these little guys that always seem to make my mouth water! chocolate cupcakes with green tea matcha icing

Its’s very comforting to know that when you are in control of making your tea, food, desserts, etc., you can choose deliciously, high-quality ingredients with nutritional benefits.

What’s not so comforting, sadly enough, is that most of the green tea shown on labels in packaged foods today is purely for the taste and the hype and bears little resemblance to the real green tea, or to tea at all.

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The Making and Health Benefits of White, Yellow, Oolong, and Pu-erh Teas

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Hello, friends! If you’re reading this, then it’s very likely you have enjoyed a warm, soothing cup of tea or two. Perhaps you regularly drink tea to absorb all of the wonderful antioxidants and health benefits. Or maybe it is simply to relax and be comforted by a favorite cozy and warm mug of tea.

While there are many varieties of tea to choose from, tea leaves themselves come from only one plant, the Camellia Sinensis. How can the same plant give us many different teas? Well, it’s in the magic of the processing!

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Six Herbal Teas for the Health and Delight of Our Pups!

white and brown dog drinking tea or coffee

 

Throughout the centuries, we humans have not only enjoyed herbal teas for their flavor and fragrance, but also (and so importantly) for all the beneficial qualities they offer us!

We’ve sought them out for help with our stomach issues and indigestion, to calm us down when our nerves are on edge, to rescue us when nausea sets in, when the throw up begins, and even when we just can’t seem to get to sleep. We’ve even turned to them for topical use when skin irritations are what we need to address.

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Eleven Healing Teas from Eleven Common Herbs and Spices

Being tea lovers (just like you) we’ve put together a quick list of eleven excellent teas made from herbs and spices that you’ll be happy to have in your home when that unexpected bug comes knocking on your door. Fortunately, you don’t need to feel sick to enjoy their deliciousness, but you’ll be extra appreciative of their well-documented healing benefits if you are!Continue reading

Breville Tea Maker: Transform the Way You Enjoy Tea & Start Brewing Your Best Cup Ever!

Breville Tea Maker BTM800XL

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 Breville Tea Maker, The One-Touch BTM800XL

If you love a good cup of tea, like the vast majority of people on this planet, then you have probably considered how to make the best cup of tea possible. A great cup of tea made in the Breville Tea Maker, one of the most technologically beautiful and modern tea kettles out there!

Most people are familiar with the popular practice of using tea bags to make their tea: just heat up the water and steep the bag in your cup.Continue reading

Simplex Kettle: Is This Traditional Copper Beauty for You?

Simplex Kettle Copper Tea Kettle on Wooden Table

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The Simplex Kettle: Simplex Heritage’s 2qt. Copper Tea Kettle

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The beautifully designed Simplex Kettle cannot help but transport us back to a “simpler time”.

Every now and then we all need to take a step back from our hectic lives and take a moment to re-energize, a moment to nourish not just our bodies, but our souls as well.

That nourishment begins the moment we start to fill the lovely copper tea kettle with water, knowing that in just a few minutes, the whistle’s warm, gentle song will let us know that soon, we will be enjoying a much-deserved break.

Whether it is some alone time with our cup of tea or tea shared with our friends and family, the beauty of this elegant copper kettle will nourish our souls as well.Continue reading