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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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3. Food & Drink Recipes
4. Tea Lifestyle
5. Antioxidant Series

How to Give Tea for the Holidays: Beginner’s Guide to Ethical Gifting

Posted by Matcha Alternatives

Tea Gifting Guide: How to give sustainable, unique tea gifts, support small business, choose ethically sourced items, and gift wrap responsibly. Plus a guide to buying teaware, the best tea for the holidays, tea stocking stuffers, and the perfect tea gifts for energy, anxiety, sleep, and more. When in doubt, give tea!
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Tea Gifting Guide: How to give sustainable, unique tea gifts, support small business, choose ethically sourced items, and gift wrap responsibly. Plus a guide to buying teaware, the best tea for the holidays, tea stocking stuffers, and the perfect tea gifts for energy, anxiety, sleep, and more. When in doubt, give tea!
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6 Best Herbal Teas for Digestion & Why They Work

Posted by Stephany Morgan

How to combat Thanksgiving indigestion - we cover how your body digests and the impact of overeating and alcohol, to the soothing effects of the six best spices and herbal teas for digestion. Tisanes with cardamom, ginger, cinnamon, black pepper, lemon verbena and peppermint, and how they work.
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How to combat Thanksgiving indigestion - we cover how your body digests and the impact of overeating and alcohol, to the soothing effects of the six best spices and herbal teas for digestion. Tisanes with cardamom, ginger, cinnamon, black pepper, lemon verbena and peppermint, and how they work.
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Easy Vegan Yerba Mate Lemon Cake - MA Recipes

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Baking with tea is easier than you think! Learn how to make a Yerba Mate vegan lemon cake, along with tips to help you bake any tea-infused cake. Plus, find out what Yerba Mate tea actually is, and get loose leaf tea recommendations to pair with your delicious vegan teacake.
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Baking with tea is easier than you think! Learn how to make a Yerba Mate vegan lemon cake, along with tips to help you bake any tea-infused cake. Plus, find out what Yerba Mate tea actually is, and get loose leaf tea recommendations to pair with your delicious vegan teacake.
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We all want to enjoy autumn but are stuck inside. What to do? Well, doom-scroll no more: with my set of covid-safe Sinister, Fall Harvest and Cheery-themed takes on classic Fall pastimes - with tea pairings for every occasion - you’ll have a host of quarantine-approved activities for this Halloween! From spooky decorations to perfect Fall movies, I’ve got you covered.
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We all want to enjoy autumn but are stuck inside. What to do? Well, doom-scroll no more: with my set of covid-safe Sinister, Fall Harvest and Cheery-themed takes on classic Fall pastimes - with tea pairings for every occasion - you’ll have a host of quarantine-approved activities for this Halloween! From spooky decorations to perfect Fall movies, I’ve got you covered.
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Global Warming and Tea Primer (Going Carbon Positive Part 1)

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An introduction to greenhouse gases and carbon footprints in the tea industry, and thinking about how tea impacts the planet. Plus...tips on calculating your carbon footprint, how to save energy when making tea, and how you can make a difference. The first in our series in becoming a carbon positive tea shop!
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An introduction to greenhouse gases and carbon footprints in the tea industry, and thinking about how tea impacts the planet. Plus...tips on calculating your carbon footprint, how to save energy when making tea, and how you can make a difference. The first in our series in becoming a carbon positive tea shop!
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