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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1. Tea Science & Wellness

2. Tea Spotlights

3. Food & Drink Recipes

4. Tea Lifestyle

5. Antioxidant Series

6. Going Carbon Positive Series

While we all want to buy eco-friendly products, finding ones that are truly sustainable can be harder than we think. Through greenwashing many companies use environmental marketing to appear green without putting in the work! Here we’ll discuss what greenwashing is and what it looks like, with two 'How to Spot It' free downloadables!
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While we all want to buy eco-friendly products, finding ones that are truly sustainable can be harder than we think. Through greenwashing many companies use environmental marketing to appear green without putting in the work! Here we’ll discuss what greenwashing is and what it looks like, with two 'How to Spot It' free downloadables!
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How to Compost & Fertilize with Tea Leaves for the Home Gardener

Posted by Matcha Alternatives

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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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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Best Teas for Your New Year's Resolutions

Posted by Stephany Morgan

What teas to drink to help your New Year's resolutions, and why do they work? I explore the best teas for weight loss, protein, stress management, reduced anxiety, better quality sleep and prolonged focus, looking at how chai blends, moringa, tulsi, yerba mate, chamomile, green tea and more can make all the difference. 
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What teas to drink to help your New Year's resolutions, and why do they work? I explore the best teas for weight loss, protein, stress management, reduced anxiety, better quality sleep and prolonged focus, looking at how chai blends, moringa, tulsi, yerba mate, chamomile, green tea and more can make all the difference. 
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Tea Troubleshooting: 6 Tips for Tea Skeptics

Posted by Matcha Alternatives

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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