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Why I Fell in Love With Loose-Leaf Tea

Why I Fell in Love With Loose-Leaf Tea

Sometimes, I’m a coffee person, but on a chilly winter night, donning a pair of fuzzy socks as the fire in my hearth drapes a cloak of burnt orange over everything, I am most decidedly a tea person. These precious little leaves, so diverse in t ...
Festive & Healthy Foods for Holiday Parties

Festive & Healthy Foods for Holiday Parties

Wasn’t it just yesterday that you were thinking about back-to-school bargains for fall? Now we’re into the holiday season, which kicks off on Thanksgiving and continues through New Year’s Day. If you have a party looming on the hori ...
Matcha Green Tea Latte

Matcha Green Tea Latte

Longing for a latte? Make one with matcha! This finely powdered green tea, popular in Japan, is milled from special shade-grown tea leaves. It’s 10 times more potent than regular green tea, with much higher amounts of EGCG””the antioxidan ...
Sweet Strawberry & Greens Smoothie

Sweet Strawberry & Greens Smoothie

Stuck in a smoothie slump? Try this recipe for a sweet drink that really packs in the greens. Spinach is already a popular ingredient, but spirulina and maca may be new superfood additions to your kitchen. Just a pinch of these easy-to-use powders pr ...
Green Tea & Avocado Smoothie

Green Tea & Avocado Smoothie

Green tea is great hot or iced. But have you tried it in a smoothie? Brew a cup and let it chill before adding to your blender with almond milk, sliced avocado, flax seeds and other superfood favorites for a rich-and-creamy, antioxidant-packed drink. ...
Raw Honey Recipes You Can’t Resist

Raw Honey Recipes You Can’t Resist

Why bother with white sugar when raw honey is just as sweet–and good for you?! “Raw” refers to the non-filtered, non-processed form of this sticky substance, made by bees from the nectar of flowers. In its pure, natural state, hone ...
Orange-Coconut Hot Cocoa

Orange-Coconut Hot Cocoa

Delight your mitten-clad crowd with a cup of creamy, homemade hot cocoa the next time they come in from the cold. This twist on everyone’s favorite winter drink is made with organic cocoa powder and dairy-free almond milk, with a hint of citrus ...