• Recipes and Crafts

    Tea DIY: Matcha Yogurt Dipped Strawberries

    It’s been a pretty hot and humid summer. The other day I was craving something cool and refreshing but also sweet. Dipping strawberries in yogurt popped into my head and I started thinking about how I could involve tea. Matcha is always a go to since it’s easy to incorporate the powder into just about anything. Ingredients -1 cup of vanilla greek yogurt -1 teaspoon of matcha -Approximately 15 strawberries 1. Add the matcha to the yogurt and stir until thoroughly incorportated 2. Dip strawberries in matcha yogurt, coating evenly. It helps to grasp the leaves as you do this. 3. Evenly space coated strawberries onto a baking sheet covered with wax paper…

  • Books and Magazines

    with tea – summer. journal I by Alexis Siemons

    One of the best parts about being as involved in the tea world as I am is having friends who do really, really cool things. with tea is definitely one of those things. +Alexis Siemons has long been one of my favorite writers. I was so exited when I heard that she would be producing a quarterly printed journal. Each edition is filled with seasonal tea-infused recipes and stories. Not only does she have an incredible way with words but she also has a knack for putting together wonderful flavor combinations. Her stories really make the recipes come alive. The summer edition contains 11 recipes accompanied by beautiful photography. All together it is 48 pages,…

  • Recipes and Crafts

    The Perfect Arnold Palmer featuring the Takeya Flash Chill Iced Tea Maker

    Did you know that June is National Iced Tea month?  I thought it would be a perfect time to share my recipe for making a perfect Arnold Palmer. Named after the American golfer, this combination of iced tea and lemonade is one of my favorite summer drinks. The Takeya Flash Chill Iced Tea Maker makes it super easy to brew the tea and juice the lemons, all with a single tool. The Citrus Juicer attachment is super handy and I plan to play around with it a lot more this summer. Ingredients: 2 packets of Takeya Classic Black Flash Chill Iced Tea 6 lemons (5 for juicing and 1 for garnish) 4 cups of water 1…

  • Recipes and Crafts

    Tomato Mint Tea Scones

    Ever since I reviewed the Tomato Mint savory tea from +Numi Organic Tea, I’ve been trying to come up with a way to use it in a recipe. Savory scones seemed like a perfect match. I started with a basic recipe that I found online and then I tweaked it a bit to suit the tea and my own preferences. I used my KitchenAid Stand Mixer with a dough hook attachment but you could also very easily mix this by hand. If you try this recipe, leave me a comment about how it turned out. I’d love to hear what you think! Tomato Mint Tea Scones Ingredients 3 cups of all purpose flour 1/2 cup…