Matcha Alternatives Tea Science Lifestyle Blog

The Matcha Alternatives Blog

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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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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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Gluten-Free Moringa Tea Powder Almond Pinwheel Cookies

Posted by Matcha Alternatives

Need a new unique and yummy gluten-free cookie recipe? These tasty tea pinwheels are made with the quintessential matcha alternative, moringa powder! Not only is moringa full of antioxidants and a full plant protein, it also gives the cookies a super fun green swirl! Plus several gluten-free flour alternatives.
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Need a new unique and yummy gluten-free cookie recipe? These tasty tea pinwheels are made with the quintessential matcha alternative, moringa powder! Not only is moringa full of antioxidants and a full plant protein, it also gives the cookies a super fun green swirl! Plus several gluten-free flour alternatives.
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Adaptogens Part 2: What Foods and Teas Contain Adaptogens?

Posted by Stephany Morgan

Adaptogens are a class of herbs with unique stress-relieving properties, but what do they actually do and how can you benefit from them? Find out how adaptogens work, which herbs are adaptogens, and which ones are right for you - including the best adaptogens for energy, sleep, and more.
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Adaptogens are a class of herbs with unique stress-relieving properties, but what do they actually do and how can you benefit from them? Find out how adaptogens work, which herbs are adaptogens, and which ones are right for you - including the best adaptogens for energy, sleep, and more.
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Tea & Your Microbiome: Is tea good for your gut health?

Posted by Stephany Morgan

Is tea a probiotic or prebiotic? How do teas aid gut health? What are probiotics vs prebiotics, and what can you eat and drink to improve the health of your gut biome? We look at why probiotics are important, what teas you should drink for intestinal health, and the science of fermented teas like kombucha and puerh. 

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Is tea a probiotic or prebiotic? How do teas aid gut health? What are probiotics vs prebiotics, and what can you eat and drink to improve the health of your gut biome? We look at why probiotics are important, what teas you should drink for intestinal health, and the science of fermented teas like kombucha and puerh. 

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The world of tea has so much variety, so what exactly are the types of tea? Learn the difference between "true" teas and herbal tisanes, discover how tea is made, and explore the main types of teas and infusions - from regular black tea to the adaptogenic herbal teas you have never heard of.
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The world of tea has so much variety, so what exactly are the types of tea? Learn the difference between "true" teas and herbal tisanes, discover how tea is made, and explore the main types of teas and infusions - from regular black tea to the adaptogenic herbal teas you have never heard of.
Read more