Turmeric Chai

Turmeric Chai from The Whistling Kettle. . . . .

The experience I had recently with Turmeric Chai from The Whistling Kettle is something I would like to share with you today! ‘ This isn’t your average chai! Why? Because it goes above and beyond with the addition of BOTH turmeric and Tulsi (holy basil). A little bit of each of those ingredients goes a long way! You can see and taste the specks of turmeric and the tulsi is just as wonderful! The dynamic duo surely makes this blend of flavors what it is. And it IS wonderful! This is a blend of black tea, ginger, and cinnamon, Tulsi Read More

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Focus Vanilla Mint from Sportland Tea Co. . . .

This company has caught my eye before so I was very excited to finally try one of their teas. This company has blends geared towards athletes. I am an athlete I play volleyball regularly and am very active in general and I love tea so my interest is definitely peaked. This blend is called a Focus Blend since with the caffeine it would help you focus more. This blend is very simple with matcha, yerba mate, peppermint and vanilla. The smell surprisingly light not overly peppermint. It has a nice fresh smell, lightly grassy from the matcha. Once brewed the Read More

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Natural Cacao Tea from Micacao. . . . .

The site for this tea describes cacao as a “superfood” — a fact that almost every woman on Earth innately knows. (Am I right?) The touted health benefits of this tea include kicking caffeine addiction, weight loss, and boosting mood. Like I care about any of that. I just want to drink chocolate. This is a tasty brew, sweet with a tiny smoky tinge. It has a lot of the impact of eating chocolate, with few (if any) of the calories. Would I rather be shoveling pure candy bars into my face? Obviously. But this tea does, to a degree, Read More

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Green Tea + C Effervescent Tea Mix from Sencha Naturals. . . . .

I love the Emergen-C packets that you add to water. As someone who rides public transportation, I drink those very often in the winter months when everyone is coughing and sniffling over my shoulder. I also drink them several times a day if I feel myself getting the sniffles. But they do have some questionable ingredients, and as a vegan I have to be careful about what flavors I buy because they aren’t all vegan. (Weird that animal products would have to be added anyway) So I was excited to try this Sencha Naturals effervescent drink mix that is vegan, Read More

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Kiwi Strawberry Energy from Urbal Tea. . . .

This tea was deliciously sweet-tart! Far more sweet than tart, but the little extra zip that kiwi provides was certainly present. The hibiscus can be detected in the tang as well. It was also full of lots of other herbs I didn’t taste. And some I’ve never heard of before. If you like to know what you consume, this may be a good educational opportunity for you! The tea is advertised as an “invigorating alternative to…. caffeine”. Not being at all susceptible to caffeine, I can’t say I felt susceptible to this tea’s energy claims either. However, it certainly wasn’t Read More