12 Days of Recipes: No. 2 – Apple Black Tea Cider

Are you thinking of those summer days where the weather is warm and you’re enjoying the outdoors? Well, when it gets too cold but you want to feel like you’re enjoying the warm summer sun, don’t forget to try some Apple cider with a tea type of twist. We are introducing Day 2 of our 12 Days of Recipes in December with our Apple Black Tea Cider recipe. 

The key to the perfect apple cider is Teasia Black Tea, bringing out the flavor of the fruit. Its unique caramel flavor adds to the sweet taste.

Ingredients:
½ Cup apple ciderApple Tree
1 Tablespoon brown sugar
2 Whole all spice
2 Whole cloves
¼ Teaspoon minced fresh ginger root (optional)
1 Teasia Black Tea K-Cup

Directions:

  1. Brew Teasia Black Tea K-Cup as normal
  2. Combine apple cider, ginger root, cloves, allspice and freshly brewed tea.
  3. Let steep for 5 minutes.
  4. Remove spices out by using a strainer.
  5. Stir in brown sugar.

    Now you are ready to enjoy. Remember, you can enjoy this recipe with your friends and family! 

    We’d love to hear what you think about our recipes and if you have any to share, leave a comment below.

Tomorrow, we will be sharing our next recipe which stars Bubble Milk Tea! We can’t wait to share it.

 

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12 Days of Recipes: No. 1 – Chocolate Peppermint Oolong Tea

There is nothing like December. Finally cool nights here in Southern California. More than that there are all the amazing flavors of winter. Especially one of our favorite’s is, peppermint.  Mix that with chocolate and tea and you’ll find us singing fa la-la-la-la all season long. 

We will be sharing 12 Days of Recipes during December through this Holiday Season.

Peppermint Oolong Tea

Ingredients:

2 ounces of semisweet dark chocolate
1 Teasia Oolong Tea K-Cup
¼ cup milk (more or less depending on your preference)
½ to 1 teaspoon of peppermint extract

Directions:

  1. Grate your semisweet dark chocolate using 2 oz for every cup of tea you make.
  2. Brew your Teasia Oolong Tea K-Cup like you normally would.
  3. Add your chocolate into a saucepan and stir in a ½ cup of your brewed tea.
  4. Wait until your chocolate is completely melted, then add the rest of your tea and whisk together.
  5. Add milk and peppermint extract then whisk together.
  6. Heat over low heat until steaming then serve.

Pro Tip:
Top this delicious tea with whipped cream and sprinkle grated chocolate over top. 

Let us know in the comments below what you think of our take on hot chocolate tea. 

Stay tuned for tomorrow’s recipe, which will include our Teasia Black Tea.

S’mores Please

autumn-mott-98514Fall brings some s’mores into our lives. Even when it’s getting chilly, we can huddle around a fire at anytime and make some s’mores!

November is National Peanut Butter Lover’s Month so let’s celebrate with it right by closing off the month with this easy and delicious recipe and more!

There are a couple of different recipes that we like to mix in with the classic s’mores.

There will be a couple different ingredients to pick up but the basics to have on hand are of course:

Your Favorite Chocolate
Graham Crackers
Marshmallows

HACK ONE:
Of course hack number 1 is PEANUT BUTTER!

You can take care of this a couple different ways. The first way would be to just spread a generous amount of peanut butter onto one of your graham crackers prior to assembly.

The second is to cash in on a two-for-one and just pick up peanut butter cups to replace your regular chocolate. YUM!

Both are easy as can be so i guess the real question is, crunchy or smooth?

HACK TWO:

Hack number 2 is mini waffles!

You can pick these up at any grocery store. Replace your graham crackers with mini waffles and watch how much fun eating a s’more can really be.

You can toast these bad boys over the fire along with your marshmallows, or you can make it an at home bonfire in the kitchen!

This is a great recipe for little ones because they have something mini sized and delicious

I guarantee this s’more hack will be the talk on the bonfire.

HACK THREE:

Hack 3, PRETZELS!

Yes! Another graham cracker substitute for when you’re ready to shake it up! Pretzels are the perfect addition to any chocolate included recipe. Stick your marshmallow and chocolate in between two pretzels.

Salty, sweet, perfection!

HACK FOUR:

Four! Caramel!

Believe it or not there are people out there who do not enjoy chocolate, or even worse, they’re allergic!  Do not think we don’t have a hack for you!

The sticky, sweet, ooey, gooey, goodness that is caramel. This switch up will have even the most die hard chocolate lovers reaching for the caramel bottle.

Remember: If you’re unable to make s’mores around a bonfire outside because it’s too cold, you can always do it at home in a microwave. Just be careful not to burn yourself and don’t put the graham crackers in the microwave for too long. You just need enough to melt the chocolate. 

Please comment below with any of your favorite s’mores hacks! I can’t wait to try them out!

Pumpkin Pie Dunkers Recipe

Halloween is near and pumpkin is filling the air, the farmers markets and well… almost every doorstep in America. The nights are getting longer and the air is cooler. It is a beautiful time to bake something festive. Chances are you are going to be invited to many Halloween parties this year and if you’re really spooky you might even be hosting a few! Sometimes it’s hard to not get wrapped up in the madness of scrolling on Pinterest for hours looking up cute Halloween recipes! I know I’m guilty. It’s important to me to have something festive but also nothing to crazy that I spend a full work day in the kitchen. That’s why these Pumpkin Pie Dunkers are perfect!

WHAT YOU’LL NEED:

¼ c. sugar
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2 store bought pie crusts
egg wash
½ c. pumpkin puree
1 tsp. pumpkin pie spice
caramel

DIRECTIONS:

  1. Preheat your oven to 425 degrees.
  2. In a bowl mix: pumpkin puree, pumpkin pie spice and sugar.
  3. Sprinkle flour on your kitchen counter and roll out one pie crust.
  4. Spread pumpkin mixture evenly leaving a ¼ border around the edges.
  5. Top with the final pie crust.
  6. Brush all over with egg wash
  7. Cut into fry like shape.
  8. Bake until golden, 15-17 minutes.
  9. Serve with hot caramel sauce for dipping and wash it down with Teasia Black Tea

ENJOY!

Let us know in the comments below if you’re bringing this to any of the halloween bashes  you’ll be attending this October!

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Apple Teasia Recipe

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October is here and we are loving these fall fruit tea recipes. Here’s one to make at home when it’s getting chilly out.

Here’s what you need:

1 Teasia Black Tea Kcups (makes 2 cups with 2 brews per kcup)
1 cup apple juice
fresh apple for garnish
cinnamon

Instructions
1. Brew Teasia Black Tea kcup like you normally would and repeat.
2. In a large heat proof bowl/jar, add tea and combine with apple juice
3. Thinly slice apples and add into tea mixture.
4. Add some cinnamon and stir.

So simple and so delicious. Share with a friend!

Don’t forget our Giveaway is still going on until 10/16/17. Enter here for a chance to win great prizes!

 

 

New Teasia Giveaway Announced!

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First Fall Giveaway is announced.

Follow the directions in the post above for your chance to win our Brand New International Series 36ct!

We will select our favorite TWO entries.

Here are the rules:
1. Make sure you follow @Teasiateas on Instagram and/or Facebook.
2. Go to your kitchen.
3. Take a picture of your favorite cup/mug.
4. Post your picture on your Instagram (must be public account) & tag @teasiateas to enter OR post your picture in the comments section on our Facebook account.

Only 1 entry per social media accounts. This giveaway will end Monday 10/16/17.

Remember, your account must be public and you must be over 18 years of age or older to participate. No purchase necessary. Void where prohibited. Continental U.S. only.⠀

 

Green Tea Refresher Spray

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There are so many reasons we are obsessed with our Teasia Green Tea . The taste and the health benefits are enough to make you keep drinking. Another passion we have is skincare. It is so important to keep your skin hydrated and healthy. What we wanted to share with you is that Teasia Green Tea can do wonders for your skin.

Some of these benefits include:

Help shrink pores.
Fight the signs of aging.
Anti-Inflammatory properties.
Reduces under eye puffiness.

Here is a quick and easy DIY beauty recipe that helps keep  skin nice and balanced any time of the year. 

Our Teasia Green Tea facial spray will help you stay refreshed and gives skin that extra boost it needs whether it’s warm and humid outside or if your skin is feeling dry and dull.

This takes less than 10 minutes to make but it will be your favorite way to end your summer days and get your skin prepped and hydrated for the cold weather.

WHAT YOU’LL NEED:

1 Teasia Green Tea Kcup
Aloe vera gel
Peppermint essential oil
Spray bottle

DIRECTIONS:

  1. Strongly brew your Teasia Green Tea and set it aside to cool
  2. Add about 2 squirts of aloe vera gel to your spray bottle
  3. Add your Teasia Green Tea, and about 10-30 drops of peppermint essential oil and shake until everything is all mixed together.
  4. Spray and see if the cooling effect is strong enough for you, if not add a couple more drops of peppermint essential oil.
  5. This spray is going to smell so good you will be obsessed and using it nonstop.

Let us know if you give this DIY a try in the comments below.

 

 

Introducing Teasia’s International Series

Explore the Natural Flavors and Fragrant Aromas of Teasia Teas.

Teasia’s teas are selected from the highest grade tea leaves and processed naturally so you can enjoy the purest of flavor in every cup.

  • Enjoy our 100% Natural Teas
  • Premium Quality (in Kcups!)
  • No Artificial Additives
  • High in Antioxidants

Sip local, brew global! Take a trip around the world with Teasia’s International Series teas without leaving the comfort of your own home. Each tea has been selected for their unique geography and quintessential flavors from the popular British Earl Grey Tea and English Black Tea to the South African Honeybush Tea and Japanese Genmaicha Green Tea. Our Teasia International Series blends together teas from all different continents to give you a taste of what the world has to offer straight from a convenient K-cup.

This series has 3 caffeinated teas and 1 caffeine-free tea:

Genmaicha Green Tea international-genmaicha-green-tea-home

Genmaicha is a traditional Japanese green tea that is also known as “popcorn tea” due to the grains of rice that pop during the roasting process. The roasted rice lends to a rich and nutty aroma that blends perfectly with the fresh flavor of green tea.

Earl Grey Tea

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Earl Grey Tea is a timeless classic that first became popular in England. Black tea is flavored with oil of bergamot, adding a sweet and light citrus aroma. The pleasant and fresh finish after each sip makes Earl Grey a perfect afternoon tea.

English Breakfast Tea

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English Breakfast Tea is one of the world’s most popular black tea blends recognized by its robust and full-bodied flavor originating from Assam, Ceylon, and Kenya. We added a twist to this classic by adding Taiwan Black Tea leaves to the traditional blend. Enjoy with a splash of milk for a creamier texture.

Honeybush Tea (Caffeine-Free)

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Honeybush Tea is cultivated during the flowering period of the honeybush plant, which is only grown in small areas of South Africa. This naturally caffeine-free tea has a distinctive honey taste and is commonly enjoyed with milk and sugar or on ice!
Not sure which flavor you like best? We have a variety pack where you can try all four flavors! Shop Now. Let us know which flavor you love most on the comments below!

Benefits of Chamomile Mint Tea

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There is always time for tea. Especially Chamomile Mint which is one of our customers’ favorites. The flavor is so inviting, with a hint of peppermint that is so relaxing and warming, it really is a hug in a mug. Chamomile tea is made from a daisy-like plant, bringing that extra sunshine to each cup. Besides its minty flavor, there are several other reasons why you should be enjoying a glass of chamomile tea regularly.

THE BENEFITS

Here are the many wonderful benefits you get from drinking this caffeine-free tea.

SLEEP AID

Where Chamomile gets most of its recognition is the fact that it is a natural sleep-aid. Enjoying a cup of chamomile tea about a half an hour before you decide to hit the hay, will really make a difference in the period of time it takes you to fall into a deep sleep. Start counting your sheep…ZzzZZzzzzZz.

DARK CIRCLES

Waking up to dark circles under your eyes is like waking up to find out you used your last Teasia K-Cup yesterday. Tragic. However, make sure you stock up because the key to relieving those dark under eyes is Chamomile! Chamomile helps act as an anti-inflammatory so it will help soothe and refresh those tired eyes. It takes just 5 minutes. Take our K-cup and pour the contents out into the center of a 4×4 cut of muslin (cheesecloth). Bring the corners of the cloth together and tie with bakers twine into little tea bags. Brew tea as normal, once the bags have completely cooled place them on your eyes. Sit back, relax and enjoy the 10 minute mini spa session!

MUSCLE SPASMS

Sometimes our day to day life can get a little exhausting; all that stress on your body can lead to the dreaded back spasms. Glycine directly affects muscle spasms. Chamomile has been proven to help the glycine levels in your body rise. When the levels rise it helps calm the uncomfortable spasms you may be feeling in your back from time to time. Drink up!

ACNE & SKIN IRRITATION

Chamomile is loaded with bacteria fighting antioxidants, the same bacteria that produces acne. Adding Chamomile to your beauty routine might be just the trick to clear up your skin. The best way to reap the benefits is to brew our K-cups normally, then pour the tea into a separate bowl and hold your face in the steam. Chamomile also helps with bug bites, sunburns and eczema. Take some of those fancy tea bags you’ve made using our K-cups, bring them to a boil, let them cool and then place them on the irritated areas. This will help relieve your skin while conditioning the irritated area. Ahhhhhh…we can feel the relief already.

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STOMACH CRAMPS

Our favorite reason to enjoy Chamomile tea is to help relieve stomach cramps. The only natural remedy we have found that works as quickly and effectively as medicine. Drink this tea twice a day, once in the morning and once at night. Also because our Chamomile Mint Tea has the perfect amount of peppermint in it, it can also help you when you’re feeling a little under the weather. Sore throat? Peppermint tea. Cough? Peppermint tea. Congested? Peppermint tea. Add some honey with this tea and it’ll soothe your cough in no time. The possibilities are endless!

Brew up a cup of Chamomile Mint today. We’ve made it even more convenient to enjoy by capturing the magic of Chamomile inside our ready to use K-cup!

If you have any at home remedies that include Chamomile Mint Tea, please share them with us in the comments below!

Ice Cream Teasia Floats

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There is no better way to celebrate a hot summer day or any other day with our decadent creation. Ice Cream and Tea, a duo you normally don’t see paired together. After this recipe you’ll wonder why not! The most perfect summer treat for when you want something creamy and delicious.

What you’ll need:

Two Tablespoons of Teasia Rose Black Tea
½  cup of water
⅛ cup of sugar
Vanilla Ice Cream (French Vanilla Bean is our favorite)
Seltzer Water
Rainbow Sprinkles (Optional but encouraged!)

One of our favorite parts about this recipe is how simple it is!

Directions:

  1. Bring both the water and sugar to a boil on the stove, once the sugar dissolves, take the mixture off the heat and steep the tea for five minutes
  2. Pour 2 tablespoons of tea into a tall glass. (Prepare your Teasia kcup as you normally would.)
  3. Fill till the halfway mark with seltzer water
  4. Scoop ice cream till your cup is full!
  5. Optional: Sprinkle a little too many rainbow sprinkles on top
  6. Beat the heat and enjoy!

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Teasia’s Rose Black Tea tea really helps bring out the flavors of summer! Roses and french vanilla ice cream, could there be a more dreamy dessert?

Let us know if you give this float a try and leave us a comment with your favorite tea-infused recipes!