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DECEMBER TEA NOTES

DECEMBER 2019 It's the most wonderful time of the year... And quite possibly the busiest time of the year as well! Gift shopping, holiday parties, final exams, and more family get-togethers! We have lots of festive teas and recipes to keep up with the hustle and bustle! Read more below! Tea of the Month: Mocha Mate and Peppermint Thin Mint Cookie! Mocha Mate boosts energy and improves mental focus without the jittery side effects. It is antioxidant and vitamin rich and is a fat burner. Peppermint relieves stress and anxiety, prevents nausea, and relieves cold and flu symptoms. All of the perfect benefits needed during this busy and chilly season, right??Mocha Mate and Peppermint is blended with toasted mate tea, dark chocolate chips, natural hazelnut flavor, natural...

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TRUFFLE SEASON + BIG FAMILY DINNERS = ✨

IN HONOR OF TRUFFLE SEASON & BIG FAMILY DINNERS: Truffle Potato Cakes   Leftover mashed potatoes have never tasted better…Peak Truffle season in Italy is from November to December: the same time of year we tend to have leftover mashed potatoes in our refrigerators from big family dinners and parties! This indulgent dish is inspired by this magical time of year. ✨ HOW DO YOU TURN REGULAR MASHED POTATOES INTO A DROOL WORTHY APPETIZER? HERE'S HOW 👇 Add cheese and BLACK TRUFFLE SEA SALT to leftover mashed potatoes.   ** We love the Asiago cheese from NOISY WATER WINERY** Roll into tater-tot sized bites Coat in Panko bread crumbs Fry until golden brown in pan with hot GARLIC AND BLACK PEPPER TEA SEED OIL​ HAPPY SNACK TIME FRIENDS! 😋

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PARTY SNACK IN A PINCH

PARTY SNACK IN A PINCH: Veggie Dip Mix A quick and healthy solution to potluck style parties. INGREDIENTS: onion, parsley, dill, celery, dextrose, and sea salt HOW TO MAKE: Mix 2 tbsp of Veggie Dip Mix with 2 cups of greek yogurt. Chill for 30 minutes before serving. SERVE WITH: carrots, broccoli, snap peas, bell peppers, cucumbers and crackers

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30 DAY OF MATCHA 🍵 HERE'S WHY…

ORGANIC. JAPANESE. MATCHA. WHAT IS MATCHA?Matcha is a powdered form of green tea. When you drink a cup of matcha you're ingesting the entire tea leaf so you get the full benefits the plant has to offer. MATCHA'S AMAZING BENEFITSMatcha is packed with antioxidants: it is especially rich in the antioxidant class of catechin and, more specifically, EGCG (epigallocatechin gallate). EGCG and other catechins are free radical fighting warriors and can help to decrease risk of cellular damage and disease.​A cup of matcha is equivalent to 10 cups of green tea so matcha is also high in caffeine and rich in the amino acid L-theanine. L-theanine moderates the release of caffeine and increases alpha brain waves, the brain waves that create a mental state of relaxed alertness...

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NOVEMBER TEA NOTES

NOVEMBER 2019 The month of November seems to fly by for me! Fall is in full swing - the days are getting shorter, leaves are in the process of changing colors and piling up on the ground, and the holidays are right around the corner! We have lots of festive teas and recipes to keep up with the changing seasons! Read more below! 👇 Tea of the Month: Pecan Pie Pu Erh & Horchata Rooibos Pecan Pie Pu Erh and Horchata Rooibos is a blend full of fall flavors, featuring the nuttiness of the pecans and cinnamon spice! It is moderately caffeinated, promotes weight-loss, promotes strong bones, great for skin and hair health, and is antioxidant rich! We love this blend hot, with a dash of...

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