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Orange Date Cake from Steeped Tea. . . .

Orange Date Cake from Steeped Tea. Whit a name like that I knew I HAD to try it! Best part was it’s dairy and guilt free! It contains Date Bits which are made up of Dates and Rice Flour, Currants, Sunflower Oil, Orange Wedges, Cinnamon Bits, Fig Bits which are made up of Figs and Rice Flour, and flavors. I was super excited that they used the Rice Flour as the ingredient for the cake likeness and not actual cake chunks that could contain dairy and/or eggs! And I was also stoked that they used Sunflower Oil for the anti-caking Read More

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Wild Orange Blossom from Teavana. . . . .

When I first discovered tea I had no idea what I was doing. I went to DAVIDsTEA and Teavana and bought at least 50 grams of everything that seemed remotely interesting. Though, in light of Teavana’s business practices at the time, the 50 grams I asked for of a bunch of different teas ended up weighing closer to 100 grams due to sneaky overpouring. So, I ended up with a bunch of large quantities of teas I never tried before and since I didn’t know any other methods of brewing, if I did not like them hot, I was just Read More

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Spiced Orappangele Green Tea from 52Teas. . . . . .

I woke up feeling my throat was an exploded landmine. What did I need, aside from a mountain of cold medicine? A tea. A GREEN tea. That’s HEALTHY, yeah? Sure. It’s healthy as heck. I’m going to live forever. I picked around my work tea basket and this one spoke to me. “Hello,” Spiced Orappangele Green Tea whispered. “You have taken too much Robitussin. You should not operate machinery or respond to my voice aloud.” “Why can’t I respond to you aloud?” I asked. Everyone in my office looked at me quizzically. “Ahhhh,” I said, in my head. “I get Read More

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Gingybread Tea from Geeky Teas

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  Black Where to Buy: Geeky Teas Tea Description: A new seasonal favorite is here in the form of a gingerbread tea! Natural gingerbread flavor is layered with cinnamon bark, ginger root and orange peels on a black tea base. Mmmmm… tasty! “Eat me! I mean, drink me!” -Gingy Learn more about this tea here. Taster’s Review: Who doesn’t love Gingy from Shrek? That lovable little character always makes me giggle. So it seems that Geeky Teas picked the perfect character to create a holiday tea around. To be honest, I’m not the biggest ginger fan so I was Read More

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Tulsi Orange Cranberry Ginger Organic Tea from Simpson and Vail

Tea Information: Leaf Type: Herbal Where to Buy: Simpson & Vail Tea Description: This Tulsi tea blend is caffeine-free and combines herbs that have vitamins and anti-oxidants. This organic herbal blend of Tulsi, orange peel, hibiscus, rosehips and ginger root brews to a reddish amber cup with a mellow minty, fruity taste and light, sweet ginger notes. A well rounded brew that’s great for afternoon or evening enjoyment. Learn more about this tea here. Taster’s Review: I have been on a herbal kick as of late and loving it.  Herbals are something that I think you either love or hate depending on Read More