Peppermint Matcha Bark

This holiday season I decided to make some peppermint bark of my own and realized that I could add some color and a little bit more flavor with some Peppermint Matcha from English Tea Store. This tea is as delicate as fresh fallen snow, with a mellow taste and a cool, peppermint finish. Its powdery-like …

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White Chocolate Matcha Brownies!

    I hope the green coloring doesn't throw you off because these brownies are delicious! The light and airy texture is almost like a cake. This is the perfect quick dessert for anyone who loves matcha tea. Matcha has so many benefits to the body! It helps fight heart disease, diabetes, stroke, and some …

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Recipe – Peppermint Creams

With St. Valentine's day approaching I thought you might like to try some sweets.  These are so easy to make but look good especially if given as a present in a nice box.  You will need: 2 medium eggs (whites only) 1 lb icing sugar a few drops of peppermint oil green food colouring (optional) …

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Top 5 Herbal Infusions (aka “Herbal Teas”)

There is a lot of concern these days over caffeine and about drinking something that will help this ailment or that ailment or make your hair shinier, your skin glow, and other such beneficial effects. Several herbals have come to the forefront, mainly through the constant marketing of them as miracle cures. But some of …

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Tea and Herbs and Hay Fever — Oh, My!

Tea and herbal infusions can be a major part of your arsenal when the “achoo!” season reigns across the land. We’re talking hay fever, complete with itchy, watery eyes, headaches, and lots of boxes of tissues for all the stuff your body produces while overreacting to the allergen. Hay fever (technically called “rhinitis”) simply put …

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Review of Stash Peppermint

Name: Peppermint Brand: Stash Type: Herbal tisane Form: Paper Tea Bag Review: Mint tisane is an old standby for a lot of people: Refreshing hot or cold, it is also a traditional remedy for upset stomachs. Different tea companies have their own version of this favorite, the quality of which can vary widely depending on …

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Healing Teas

Disclaimer: This is not intended as medical advice. Please consult your physician for your particular needs. You hear a lot about all of the health benefits of tea these days. Everyone is claiming that oolong can make you lose weight, green tea will prevent cancer, and black tea will save you from the perils of …

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Mint Tea

What is Mint? Mint is a flowering plant that grows in many areas of the world, its leaves are often prized for their sweet and cooling scent and flavor.  Mint leaves are often infused in boiling water to produce a flavorful drink known as a tisane, or are added to tea leaves to produce a flavored …

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Tea and the Madness of Morocco

Life may be cheap, and so is this tea. Not in a bad way at all, just very reasonably priced at $2.50 for four ounces of delicious tea. I’m talking about Moroccan Madness from the English Tea Store, the fine sponsors of this blog. Usually, Moroccan mint teas are a blend of mint and gunpowder …

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