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LAVENDER SHORTBREAD COOKIES

FEATURING THE OBTC LAVENDER FLOWERS | cook & prep time: 1.5 hours |   Ingredients:  2 tsp. OBTC Lavender Flowers 3/4 pound salted butter, at room temperature 1 cup honey 1 tsp. Mexican Vanilla Bean Paste 3.5 cups all purpose flour Directions: Grind your OBTC Lavender Flowers up very finely until it is almost a powder. In a stand mixer fitted with the paddle attachment, mix together the butter, honey, and lavender powder until combined and spread around the bowl. Add the Mexican Vanilla Bean Paste and mix just until it disappears. Add flour to the bowl, and mix together until a dough ball forms. Roll the dough out on a baking mat about 1/2" thick, then cut desired shapes. Place the cookies on...

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MOOD BOOSTING TONIC 🌱

Golden Paradise Tonic Mango Paradise Green Tea with a Turmeric 💛 Infusion 💛 This golden paradise tonic recipe is like finding gold at the end of a rainbow. 🌈 It's a yellow-green brain-function boosting machine! The zesty yellow color from the Turmeric blends beautifully with the green Mango Paradise tea, creating a warm sunrise color. This lively mood booster is complemented with fresh mint, orange slices and honey-the perfect treat to welcome the warm weather. INGREDIENTS 3 tsp. OBTC Mango Paradise Tea 1 tsp. OBTC Turmeric 2 Tbsp. OBTC Wildflower Honey 1 cup cold filtered water fresh mint sprigs orange slices INSTRUCTIONS   1. Brew 3 Tsp of Mango Paradise in 1 cup of water for 3-5 minutes with hot, but not boiling water to make...

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MOOD BOOSTERS 🌿

MOOD BOOSTING HERBS for mental health awareness month 🌿 New Beginnings March is the month where the animals start to wake up from their long winter naps and the plants start to sprout from the earth. It is the time of year where fresh new life surrounds us, and the sun starts to peak through the cold air. During the winter season we are more prone to seasonal depression and feeling low. Using herbal remedies to soothe those blues is our favorite way to welcome a clean slate for the year. The power of a healing herb can be used in many ways- including in teas, spices and essential oils. Here are our favorite mood-boosting herbs to lift your spirits...

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RED CHILE RECIPE 💌

Hatch, New Mexico 🌶 RED CHILE POWDER 🌶 SPICE OF THE MONTH In February we celebrate love and all things spicy 😉 so we are kicking up the heat and featuring our Hatch, New Mexico Red Chile Powder this month. Old Barrel Tea Co. started in New Mexico, so chile has a special place in our hearts, because we put it on literally everything.  The small town of Hatch, New Mexico is the Chile Capitol of the world and our whole state is proud of this magical and spicy crop. Check out our Red Chile Recipe below. To celebrate our love for the Land of Enchantment, take 10% off Red Chile Powder this month only! 🌶 🍫 RED CHILE CHOCOLATE MOUSSE 🌶 🍫 1 tsp. unflavored gelatin 4 Tbsp. water, divided ⅔ cup unsweetened...

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MEXICAN VANILLA 😻

vanilla:  🌱 the all time favorite flavor 🌱 The farming and production of vanilla is labor intensive, as these cute little plants are manually pollinated. For hundreds of years, this plant has provided us with the essence of elegant flavor. The heavenly taste originates from intricate care to detail and lots and lots of love! Vanilla is an excellent sugar alternative and has amazing health benefits: - Vanilla provides a calming effect: Research says that the aroma of vanilla can have a calming effect on both babies and adults, and can help provide some relief from sleep apnea. - Because vanilla has fewer calories and carbohydrates than sugar, it can be used to reduce your sugar intake. Using vanilla as a sugar...

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