Matcha Alternatives Tea Science Lifestyle Blog

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What is Matcha Tea? A Primer on its History, Grades & Key Questions

Posted by Matcha Alternatives

Our alternatives to matcha tea are superfood teas with different flavors, lower cost and more antioxidants...but matcha is still a fascinating tea with a rich history. Learn the origins of this green tea powder, how it’s grown and prepared, its flavor, caffeine and antioxidant content, and the best matcha substitutes.
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Our alternatives to matcha tea are superfood teas with different flavors, lower cost and more antioxidants...but matcha is still a fascinating tea with a rich history. Learn the origins of this green tea powder, how it’s grown and prepared, its flavor, caffeine and antioxidant content, and the best matcha substitutes.
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Moringa: The Energizing, Caffeine-Free Matcha Alternative

Posted by Stephany Morgan

The moringa plant is known as the "miracle tree" for a reason! Learn what moringa is, whether moringa or matcha is better for you, the health benefits of moringa, and whether it's safe to consume moringa when pregnant. Plus, our recommendations and ideas for some delicious moringa powder recipes.

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The moringa plant is known as the "miracle tree" for a reason! Learn what moringa is, whether moringa or matcha is better for you, the health benefits of moringa, and whether it's safe to consume moringa when pregnant. Plus, our recommendations and ideas for some delicious moringa powder recipes.

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White Tea: An In-Depth Introduction to this Elegant Tea

Posted by Elizabeth Taeed

White tea is less common than green tea, but deserves a lot more recognition! This guide delves into how white tea is made, where it’s from, and the main white tea types, from well-known Silver Needle and Bai Mu Tan, to the lesser known Sowmee, Gongmei and the new Moonlight White. Plus learn the caffeine and antioxidant levels of white tea, and how to brew up the perfect cuppa.
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White tea is less common than green tea, but deserves a lot more recognition! This guide delves into how white tea is made, where it’s from, and the main white tea types, from well-known Silver Needle and Bai Mu Tan, to the lesser known Sowmee, Gongmei and the new Moonlight White. Plus learn the caffeine and antioxidant levels of white tea, and how to brew up the perfect cuppa.
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Chai-licious tea science: what are the health benefits of famous chai spices like cinnamon, cardamom, pepper, ginger, licorice...? What synergies are uncovered when you combine these antioxidant-rich spices? Learn all about spice science as we deconstruct our five different Blend@Home chai mixes.
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Chai-licious tea science: what are the health benefits of famous chai spices like cinnamon, cardamom, pepper, ginger, licorice...? What synergies are uncovered when you combine these antioxidant-rich spices? Learn all about spice science as we deconstruct our five different Blend@Home chai mixes.
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Tea Blending Guide: 8 Blend@Home Herbals for Health

Posted by Stephany Morgan

Learn about the health benefits of lavender, rose petals, lemongrass, hibiscus, lemon verbena, turmeric, ginger and licorice. A guide to healthy herbal tea blending so you can Blend@Home like a total tea-boss, creating your own custom brew!
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Learn about the health benefits of lavender, rose petals, lemongrass, hibiscus, lemon verbena, turmeric, ginger and licorice. A guide to healthy herbal tea blending so you can Blend@Home like a total tea-boss, creating your own custom brew!
Read more