Matcha Alternatives Tea Science Lifestyle Blog

The Matcha Alternatives Blog

~ Infuse your life with tea! ~

A fully referenced, anti-pseudoscience exploration into the glorious world of tea science. We publish once per week, with posts ranging from cool tea science to delicious recipes to how to have fun with tea!

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1. Tea Science & Wellness

2. Tea Spotlights

3. Food & Drink Recipes

4. Tea Lifestyle

5. Antioxidant Series

6. Going Carbon Positive Series

Make your own tapioca pearls with our delicious recipes including the traditional milk tea, homemade moringa bubbles & brown sugar syrup. Elevate it with new flavors and spices like Strawberries and Cream Green Tea, Butterfly Pea Tea, Thai Tea Boba and Cheese-Topped Bubble Tea! + vegan milk alternatives too!
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Make your own tapioca pearls with our delicious recipes including the traditional milk tea, homemade moringa bubbles & brown sugar syrup. Elevate it with new flavors and spices like Strawberries and Cream Green Tea, Butterfly Pea Tea, Thai Tea Boba and Cheese-Topped Bubble Tea! + vegan milk alternatives too!
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The first in our series on antioxidants in tea. Read for the essentials of what are antioxidants, how they work and what are free-radicals, breaking down the complex science for easy understanding. Plus lists of antioxidant-rich teas and foods, key facts and a daily diet of superfood teas.

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The first in our series on antioxidants in tea. Read for the essentials of what are antioxidants, how they work and what are free-radicals, breaking down the complex science for easy understanding. Plus lists of antioxidant-rich teas and foods, key facts and a daily diet of superfood teas.

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An in-depth comparison of butterfly pea flower and Kenyan purple tea: what they are, their flavors and origins, and their antioxidants and health benefits. Plus, learn how to mix beautiful drinks with vibrant pH color changes in your own home with our brewing guides. Time to meet the prettiest herbal tea ever!
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An in-depth comparison of butterfly pea flower and Kenyan purple tea: what they are, their flavors and origins, and their antioxidants and health benefits. Plus, learn how to mix beautiful drinks with vibrant pH color changes in your own home with our brewing guides. Time to meet the prettiest herbal tea ever!
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How to Compost & Fertilize with Tea Leaves for the Home Gardener

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Reduce your waste by recycling your tea leaves. For a full garden or just a few indoor plants, composting is an ingenious way to keep your plants healthy and reduce your food waste! Liven up your garden with the ins and outs of looseleaf and bagged tea leaves as fertilizer to help keep your garden beau-TEA-ful!
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Reduce your waste by recycling your tea leaves. For a full garden or just a few indoor plants, composting is an ingenious way to keep your plants healthy and reduce your food waste! Liven up your garden with the ins and outs of looseleaf and bagged tea leaves as fertilizer to help keep your garden beau-TEA-ful!
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Tea Troubleshooting: 6 Tips for Tea Skeptics

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How to brew tea correctly and make your tea taste better. Tips and tricks for tea skeptics, with what happens if you brew too long, the best ways to steep your tea, how to blend your own tea, teabags vs looseleaf, brewing true vs herbal tea, what happens if you brew too long, when to drink tea, and how to boil water for tea! Plus: how to use tea for mindfulness and relaxation

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How to brew tea correctly and make your tea taste better. Tips and tricks for tea skeptics, with what happens if you brew too long, the best ways to steep your tea, how to blend your own tea, teabags vs looseleaf, brewing true vs herbal tea, what happens if you brew too long, when to drink tea, and how to boil water for tea! Plus: how to use tea for mindfulness and relaxation

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