Matcha Alternatives Tea Science Lifestyle 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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Ultimate Guide to Brewing Tea and Tisanes

Posted by Elizabeth Taeed

A definitive guide to how to brew herbal and true teas. Pure teas, like black, green and white tea, brew differently than herbal teas like rooibos, chamomile, yerba mate or tulsi. Learn how to brew moringa powder, iced tea + cold brew tea rules of thumb, which brewing method has more caffeine, which teas burn, & more.
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A definitive guide to how to brew herbal and true teas. Pure teas, like black, green and white tea, brew differently than herbal teas like rooibos, chamomile, yerba mate or tulsi. Learn how to brew moringa powder, iced tea + cold brew tea rules of thumb, which brewing method has more caffeine, which teas burn, & more.
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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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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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Steep & Stream: Best 10 Teas for Binging 6 Must-See Netflix Shows

Posted by Matcha Alternatives

Try our favorite Netflix shows, paired with the perfect tea! We’ve curated a delish list of teas and herbals - ideal brews for Diana in the Crown, romantic cuppas for a tryst in Bridgerton & many more. So for what to watch next or for a cozy tea with your next binge - go forth! Steep and stream! Netflix and tea!
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Try our favorite Netflix shows, paired with the perfect tea! We’ve curated a delish list of teas and herbals - ideal brews for Diana in the Crown, romantic cuppas for a tryst in Bridgerton & many more. So for what to watch next or for a cozy tea with your next binge - go forth! Steep and stream! Netflix and tea!
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What are the antioxidants in purple tea, that make it a superfood...err…superdrink? Purple tea has many antioxidants, most famously GHG (unique to purple tea) and anthocyanins (what make blueberries blue). Learn what these antioxidants do, the health benefits of purple tea, purple tea and pregnancy, and so much more!
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What are the antioxidants in purple tea, that make it a superfood...err…superdrink? Purple tea has many antioxidants, most famously GHG (unique to purple tea) and anthocyanins (what make blueberries blue). Learn what these antioxidants do, the health benefits of purple tea, purple tea and pregnancy, and so much more!
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