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

Three yummy & healthy Arnold Palmer recipes with looseleaf tea for max taste and antioxidants. All fun twists on the classic lemonade + iced tea combo, with the best ever Arnold Palmer saved for last. From our Chai Arnold Palmer Lemonade to a Ginger Turmeric Yerba Mate lemonade to the show-stopping Magic Lavender Green Tea Arnold Palmer with butterfly pea tea.
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Three yummy & healthy Arnold Palmer recipes with looseleaf tea for max taste and antioxidants. All fun twists on the classic lemonade + iced tea combo, with the best ever Arnold Palmer saved for last. From our Chai Arnold Palmer Lemonade to a Ginger Turmeric Yerba Mate lemonade to the show-stopping Magic Lavender Green Tea Arnold Palmer with butterfly pea 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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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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Chai Yerba Mate by @Chai_Struck - MA Recipes

Posted by Matcha Alternatives

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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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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