CinnamonAppleBlossom

Cinnamon Apple Blossom from The Tea Can Company

In the fall and winter, I keep cinnamon sticks and whole cloves on hand for brewing hot apple cider. As much as I love the spicy, sweet fruit drink, the mulling process can be a bit slow and the cleanup, a bit sticky. When I don’t feel up to the whole hot apple cider shebang, I might just reach for a cup of Cinnamon Apple Blossom from the Tea Can Company instead.   This is a pure fruit and herb tisane, no rooibos or tea leaves included. This blend is wholly made up of apple and cinnamon pieces. Dry, this Read More

asamericanasapplepie

As American As Apple Pie from CatSpring Tea

Yaupon, as a tea varietal, is entirely new to me, At first glance, it looks a lot more like a mate or a guayusa; flakes of greenish-brown leaf that put me in mind (albeit fleetingly) of fish food. Closer inspection reveals that they’re actually quite sizable chunks of (very shiny) tea leaves, although not as oxidized as I expected given that they’re referring to this as a “black” tea. Generously scattered among the leaves are cubes of dried apple, almond slivers, small pieces of beetroot, and cinnamon chips. Even dry, the scent is pretty amazing – spot-on apple pie spices! Read More

lemonblush

Apple Pie from Suffuse

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  Rooibos Where to Buy:  Suffuse Product Description: Caffeine free, red Rooibos herbal tea, rich in antioxidants is infused with festive fruits and spices. Savor the warmth and cheer of the holiday season with four exceptional blends of spices, fruits & flavors that capture the tastes and aromas of traditional homemade favorites including; Eggnog, Gingerbread, Pumpkin Pie and Apple Pie. Naturally sweet tasting Rooibos boasts a wide array of health benefits that include unique antioxidant properties to counteract the impact of free radicals which harm the body. This combined with high quality fruits & spices creates a Read More