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🍓 WILD STRAWBERRY TEA

Spring Favorite: Wild Strawberry White Tea Fruit-forward, floral undertones, & naturally sweet. 🍓🍓🍓 Wild Strawberry is on of our favorite springtime blends, as it is elegant, yet playful and sweet! The floral fruit notes blend beautifully with the refreshing and smooth taste of white tea. Wild Strawberry's ingredients not only create a lovely flavor, but are also rich in Vitamin C and folate, which promote healthy skin and immunity. White tea is packed with polyphenols, which have antioxidant benefits. They help reduce chronic inflammation by protecting the body against damage from free radicals. Too much free-radical damage can have harmful effects on the body, as it is linked to aging, chronic inflammation, a weakened immune system and a variety of...

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BERGAMOT COOKIES

Lavender Earl Grey Cookies bergamot citrus ∙ floral ∙ buttery This cookie recipe takes a spin on a classic sugar cookie recipe, and gives us all the floral spring vibes. 🌸 Both the Enchanted Lavender Earl Grey and lavender give the chewy, buttery sugar cookies their signature floral, aromatic flavors, while the Mexican Vanilla Bean Paste adds a mellow soft flavor. This recipe comes together quickly, and after the cookies are baked, they only get better! They taste extra aromatic and buttery a few days after you make them because the flour has time to absorb the floral lavender and Earl Grey flavors.  INGREDIENTS 2 ¼ cups all-purpose flour 4 tsp. finely ground OBTC Enchanted Lavender Earl Grey ½ tsp. OBTC Lavender, finely ground ½ tsp. baking powder ¼ tsp....

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BERGAMOT BLENDS

b∙e∙r∙g∙a∙m∙o∙t the fruit responsible for the accidental birth of Earl Grey Anyone who is familiar with Earl Grey tea knows the fragrant, citrusy scent and distinct flavor of bergamot. But what exactly is it? Bergamot is a tropical citrus fruit common throughout the Mediterranean. It looks like a mix of an orange and a lime, and tastes the same way as it smells: tart and acidic.  The Story Behind Earl Grey: Earl Grey tea was named after Earl Charles Gray who was the Prime Minister of Great Britain from 1830-1834. It is unclear as to why the tea was named after him, but the tea itself is said to have been created accidentally when a container of tea and bergamot oranges were shipped...

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🥝 MATCHA RECIPE ALERT!

MATCHA MONDAY 🥝 kiwi jalapeño matcha booster 🥝 Our Kiwi Jalapeño Matcha Booster recipe gives you the best of both worlds, as it is a refreshing tea-juice with a healthy twist and a spicy kick. This recipe is also great for kids with adventurou taste buds! Matcha is packed full of antioxidants and vitamins and is known to boost metabolism! This recipe is vibrant, unique and fresh. After your first sip, you are immediately drawn in to take another! The Matcha is complEmented with the natural sweet-sour of the kiwi and a surprise kick of jalapeno, as the Eucalyptus Honey adds a touch of creamy sweetness and mellows the whole drink out. Fresh squeezed lime and cilantro add a nice balance for this refreshing...

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SPRINGTIME SPEARMINT JULEP

Summerville Sweet Tea Mint Julep 🌿 an old classic with a twist 🌿 The Mint Julep is the official drink of the Kentucky Derby that is that is right on schedule to happen later this month! Even if horse racing isn't your thing, that doesn't mean you can't throw on your floppy hat and partake in enjoying one of the oldest cocktail recipes to date! One of the first references to the mint julep goes as far back as 1784, and it is believed that the word julep is derived from the Persian gulab, as well as the Arab word julab, both of which translate to “rosewater.” This association is highlighted by the modern drink’s sweet nature. The crisp, cool and sweet flavors of the Summerville Sweet...

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