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Love sipping your tea with honey? Here’s a honeyed jasmine tea cake that goes perfectly! This cake may be simple but is a delicious treat. And don't worry if you are on a diet or don’t like jasmine, check out our delicious vegan and paleo baking options and other recommended teas to bake with.
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Love sipping your tea with honey? Here’s a honeyed jasmine tea cake that goes perfectly! This cake may be simple but is a delicious treat. And don't worry if you are on a diet or don’t like jasmine, check out our delicious vegan and paleo baking options and other recommended teas to bake with.
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Chai Yerba Mate by @Chai_Struck - MA Recipes

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Learn how to brew chai with this innovative chai recipe. Tanisha Rajput from @Chai_Struck teaches the traditional technique to make a modern, Argentinian take on the classic: how to make a yerba mate chai, with brewing tips and a bit of chai's history too! The queen of all things chai will inspire you with her wisdom.
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Learn how to brew chai with this innovative chai recipe. Tanisha Rajput from @Chai_Struck teaches the traditional technique to make a modern, Argentinian take on the classic: how to make a yerba mate chai, with brewing tips and a bit of chai's history too! The queen of all things chai will inspire you with her wisdom.
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How to Give Tea for the Holidays: Beginner’s Guide to Ethical Gifting

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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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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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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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Easy Tea-Infused Earl Grey Lavender Shortbread Recipe

Posted by Elizabeth Taeed

What's better than regular shortbread? Earl Grey shortbread with lavender! Learn how to make an easy shortbread cookie recipe with this gorgeous tea, including vegan and gluten-free options. Plus, find out which teas to pair with this tea-infused recipe for a perfect afternoon treat.
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What's better than regular shortbread? Earl Grey shortbread with lavender! Learn how to make an easy shortbread cookie recipe with this gorgeous tea, including vegan and gluten-free options. Plus, find out which teas to pair with this tea-infused recipe for a perfect afternoon treat.
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