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.

 

 

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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!

 

Summertime Fruit Snacks

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Summer is still here and we are constantly looking for some healthy snacks to help cancel out is such a treat and it can always be enjoyed on the go which is a real bonus when you’re busy with your summer activities. The best part about my summertime fruit treats are that you can enjoy fruit in so many different ways so it never feels like the same old boring snack. Today we are  sharing a couple different ways to enjoy fruit!

SNACK ONE: Frozen Grapes

We love freezing grapes overnight in the freezer. This helps give that cold refreshing Popsicle taste with all natural sugars.grapes

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We also like to take these frozen grapes and throw them in my sangria or white wine to mimic ice cubes. It helps keep things super cold without watering down the drink.  Perfect for those warm summer nights!

SNACK TWO: Apple Cinnamon Ginger Chips

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If you love cinnamon tortilla chips, then you will love these chips.

  1. Preheat your oven to 250 degrees Fahrenheit.
  2. Peel, core and slice your apples a quarter inch thick (we like granny smith apples).
  3. Bring water to a boil on your stove.
  4. Once boiled add a cinnamon stick.
  5. Drop apple slices in an let boil for 5 minutes. Pat apples dry.
  6. In a separate bowl mix equal parts ground cinnamon, ground ginger and curry powder.
  7. Toss the apple slices in mixture and then pop them in the oven for about two hours or until you see the edges start to turn up.

Make a big batch ahead of time and you can have the most delicious sweet and crunchy snack this summer!

SNACK THREE: Strawberry S’mores

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If you don’t have time to toast a marshmallow over the fire this summer you need to try this recipe. Try this at home! Here’s a  fruit fused s’more that is bound to cure your sweet tooth.

Start here:

  1. Take marshmallows and cut them in half and cut the tops off of strawberries.
  2. Take one half of a marshmallow and toothpick it in place on top of a strawberry.
  3. Melt milk chocolate in a bowl, and in a separate bowl crush graham crackers into crumbs.
  4. Holding the toothpick, dip the strawberries in milk chocolate and then dip them straight into the graham cracker crumbs.
  5. Once finished, refrigerate them and let them set for about an hour or two.

Let me know in the comments below if you have any summertime fruit snacks you’d like to share!

Teasia Iced Rooibos Lemongrass Sangria Recipe #8 of 8 (Non-Alcoholic)

Rooibos Lemongrass Sangria Tea Here we are, the last recipe of our Teasia Iced Tea Summer Recipe Series. Don’t forget to let us know which ones you’ve tried and which one is your absolute favorite! We had a great time making them in the office and had a great photo shoot. Thanks for taking the time to try all of our recipes.

So for our last recipe, we have an iced sangria. This recipe we made for our whole company and it was definitely a hit! Many people may not have heard about the Rooibos Lemongrass tea and I don’t think we’ve ever tried making a sangria out of this tea either until now. Take note that we made a non-alcoholic version perfect for an office party as well as kid-friendly too.

Our perfect Sangria’s main star ingredient is our Teasia Rooibos Lemongrass Tea K-Cups

WHAT YOU’LL NEED

8 Teasia Rooibos Lemongrass Tea K-Cups
4 cups water
2 cups white grape juice
Your favorite sliced fruit (we used peaches, pineapple and mixed berries)

DIRECTIONS

  1. Brew Teasia Rooibos Lemongrass K-cups  and pour into a heat-safe container or glass pitcher.
  2. Add white grape juice and mix with a wooden spoon. Set aside to cool.
  3. Slice your fruit and add into tea.  Let fruit soak for at least two hours in the refrigerator. Serve cold and on ice.

Remember, this recipe is 100% alcohol-free and kid-friendly too. 

Here is a list of the previous 7 recipes we have featured on our blog:

Recipe 1: Teasia Iced Peach Green Tea
Recipe 2: Teasia Iced Pineapple Chamomile Mint Tea
Recipe 3: Teasia Iced Oolong Cinnamon Tea
Recipe 4: Teasia Iced Lavender Rose Black Tea
Recipe 5: Teasia Iced Raspberry Roasted Oolong Tea
Recipe 6: Teasia Classic Sweet Tea
Recipe 7: Iced Jasmine Green Tea Mojito

Stay tuned for when we share our International Series tea recipes. Teasia International Series variety pack comes with 4 flavors from around the world. Order on our Amazon Page.

English Breakfast Tea
Earl Grey Tea
Genmaicha Green Tea
Honeybush Tea

Teasia Classic Sweet Tea Recipe #6 of 8

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We are coming down to the home stretch of our Teasia Summer Iced Tea Recipe Series where we share 8 different tea recipes in 8 straight days using our 8 flavors.

We didn’t forget everyone’s favorite classic ice tea recipe. We have a super simple recipe that we have adapted from southern sweet tea recipes to share with you today. 

WHAT YOU’LL NEED:

5  kcups of  Teasia’s Black Iced Tea (you can brew each kcup twice and you won’t lose flavor!)
1 cup unbleached cane sugar
Ice Cubes

DIRECTIONS:

  1. Brew  Teasia Black Iced Tea  as directed. Note: You can brew each kcup twice without losing flavor.
  2. Add sugar. Mix.
  3. Add ice cubes.

That’s it!

Here’s what we did. We let the tea cool down and then transferred the tea into a pitcher of ice before lunch.  We now know why the South loves their sweet tea so much.  It’s completely different adding cane sugar and letting it dissolve rather than just adding sugar to your iced tea. Don’t forget to add a slice of lemon for garnish and you can even add some slices in there too.

Miss some of our previous recipes? Check them out below:

Recipe 1: Teasia Iced Peach Green Tea
Recipe 2: Teasia Iced Pineapple Chamomile Mint Tea
Recipe 3: Teasia Iced Oolong Cinnamon Tea
Recipe 4: Teasia Iced Lavender Rose Black Tea
Recipe 5: Teasia Iced Raspberry Roasted Oolong Tea

If you have a favorite that you’ve tried. We would love to hear about it at the comments below.

 

Teasia Summer Contest Is Going On Now

It’s time for another GIVEAWAY! Its summer time so we know how far a cold glass of iced tea goes! There will be two winners picked at random for a:  12 ct. Floral Variety Series and our perfectly matched Chameleon Tumbler so you can enjoy all of our flavors on the go!

Did you miss a chance to enter our last giveaway? Don’t worry! We are hosting another giveaway for the next 2 weeks and you are eligible to enter now:

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Here are the rules for Facebook!

Rules:
1) Simply like this photo and follow @teasiateas
2) Repost and tag us in this picture on your Instagram account
3) Tag 3 friends in the comments below
4) 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.

This giveaway will end in 2 weeks on August 1st and the winners will be chosen at random! Good luck!

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Here are the rules for Instagram!

Rules:
1)  Simply like this photo and follow @teasiateas

2)  Repost and tag us in this picture on your Instagram account

3)  Tag 3 friends in the comments below

4)  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.

This giveaway will end in 2 weeks  on August 1st and the winners will be chosen at random! Good luck!

 

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Watermelon Green/Black Tea Slush Recipe

Summer is officially here because we are sharing our delicious Watermelon Green or Black Tea Slush recipe. Stay cool with this easy to make slush.

You will only need a few things and then you can start enjoying your refreshing drink right beside the pool or in front of the TV while you relax.

WatermelonSlushTea_PostWhat do you need:

Blender
5 cups seedless watermelon, diced
1 cup ice
1 kcup of Teasia Tea (Green Tea or Black Tea)
sprig of mint for garnish
1-2 tsp of sugar or Sweetener (Agave Nectar) – Optional. Some watermelons are naturally sweeter so it’s up to you.

Optional:
For a creamier texture, try some coconut milk or almond milk (a splash would be delish).

Simple Steps:

  1. Brew 1 kcup of either Teasia Green Tea or Black Tea and set aside to cool off.
  2. Add 5 cups of watermelon to blender along with ice cubes and cooled off tea and blend until you get a slushy consistency.
  3. Pour into tall glasses and enjoy immediately.

If you have any summer drink recipes you’d like to share, leave a comment below.

Happy Summer!

 

 

Celebrate World Environment Day

Every year on June 5th, it’s important to take the time to recognize World Environment Day. This year Canada is hosting the event. They have chosen “Connecting People to Nature” as this year’s theme. Since 1972, World Environment Day has been bringing people together all around the globe to take part in causes such as, cleaning up the oceans, planting trees and discussing the effects of climate change.

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This year’s theme is all about motivating everyone to spend more time outside and to enjoy and observe nature. To be connected with nature in a more intimate way.

National park fees are either being waived or reduced to encourage you to go outside! Whether or not you are in Canada, remember to take a step outside and admire what nature has to offer us.

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Some fun outdoor activities are:

  • Finding shapes in clouds
  • Hiking to the peak of a mountain
  • Skipping Rocks in a lake

What other outdoor activities do you enjoy alone, with a friend and with family members?

Here at Teasia, we believe everyday should be World Environment Day. We are committed to helping change the world we live in for the better. Teasia processes all of our teas naturally so that you can enjoy nature at its finest through every brewed leaf. We know that when you put good in, you get good out. We are also passionate about supporting charities who support the environment. A portion of all of our proceeds are always donated towards charities in the areas of environment, education, healthcare and poverty. Some of the environmental charities we partner with include: Arbor Day Foundation, Waste Ventures and, The Nature Conservancy, to name a few.

Use June 5th as a jump start to the beginning of your close relationship with nature. Go barefoot, have a picnic with your family and watch for stars at night.Remember to take the time to say thank you for how much this planet has given to us. “From your backyard to your favorite national park, nature is closer than you think. It’s time to get out and enjoy it.”

Lakeside PicnicPlease let us know how you plan to celebrate W.E.D in the comments below!

For more information, check out: World Environment Day Website