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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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HEALTHY GLUTEN-FREE PUMPKIN PIE

Ingredients FOR CRUST:- 2 cups almond flour- 2 tbsp melted coconut oil - 1/4 tsp OBTC Pink Himalayan Sea Salt- 1/4 tsp pumpkin spice - 1 egg- 1/4 tsp almond extract Ingredients FOR FILLING:- 3 eggs- 1 can pumpkin puree (15oz)- 1 tbsp Mexican Vanilla Extract- 2 tsp pumpkin spice - 1/4 tsp OBTC Vietnamese Cinnamon - 1/4 tsp cardamom- 7 tbsp of OBTC Raw Unfiltered Honey (Avocado preferred) - 1 tbsp melted coconut oil - 1/3 cup canned full fat coconut milk Directions FOR CRUST:1) Preheat the oven to 350℉.  In a medium mixing bowl mix almond flour and salt. Add melted coconut oil, egg, pumpkin spice and almond extract. Mix until dough is formed. 2) With coconut oil, lightly grease a glass 9 inch pie pan. Place...

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RED, GREEN, or CHRISTMAS?

IN NEW MEXICO WE ASK: Red, Green, or Christmas? It's just the best... Hatch chile adds an amazing warming flavor to any dish and a lot of health benefits too! Chiles contain capsaicin, which research has shown boosts immunity, reduces inflammation, reduces risk of disease like cancer and diabetes, and even promotes weight loss! Hatch chile flavor is a unique balance of brightly acidic notes and smoky earthiness. Try our RED CHILE POWDER, our GREEN CHILE POWDER, or our a blend of both in our NEW MEXICO ALL PURPOSE SEASONING​.

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OCTOBER TEA NOTES

OCTOBER 2019 September is finally over! Did it seem like a long month for you?? Fall is officially here - the leaves are changing, the temperatures are cooling down, and hello to pumpkin spiced everything, including our tea of the month, Pumpkin Pie Chai! Read more below! 👇 Tea of the Month: Pumpkin Pie Chai Pumpkin Pie Chai is a honeybush tea base. Honeybush tea is a beverage from plants of the Cyclopia Family, and is regarded for its potential impact on health. Regular consumption of the tea is associated with several long-term and short-term health benefits, making it an excellent alternative tea choice!Our Pumpkin Pie Chai is blended with pumpkin pieces, cacao shells, cloves,  licorice root, safflower, cinnamon bark, cardamom,...

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