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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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.

 

 

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!

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

PRO TIP:

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 Jasmine Green Tea Mojito Recipe #7 of 8

Iced Jasmine Green Tea Mojito

We are down to two recipes left and they are really good ones. Today we have a mojito, yes we did say mojito. Who doesn’t love that lime & mint combo?

We’ve paired our Teasia Jasmine Green Tea K-Cups with the minty lime flavors of a mojito and we are in heaven! There’s nothing better than a cold iced tea with a splash of alcohol. YUM.

WHAT  YOU’LL NEED

2 Teasia Jasmine Green Tea K-Cups
1 Tablespoons Lime Juice
4 Mint Leaves
2 Teaspoons Sugar
1 ounce White Rum
Ice cubes

DIRECTIONS

  1. Brew your Teasia Jasmine Green Tea K-Cups as normal and set them in the fridge to cool. Make sure you use heat proof mugs/pitchers.
  2. In a tall glass,  muddle the mint, sugar and lime juice together until your kitchen (or our case office smells like mint).
  3. Fill your cup ¾ of the way with ice and add in your choice of white rum
  4. Add in your chilled Teasia Jasmine Green Tea

Stir & Enjoy! You can easily double this portion and have a get together with friends or you can just keep this recipe to yourself to enjoy (we won’t tell.)

 

Which recipe is your favorite so far? We have one more left to post tomorrow and it’ll be starring our Rooibos Lemongrass Kcup. Stay tuned!

Try our Teasia Iced Tea Recipes 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
Recipe 6: Teasia Classic Sweet Tea Recipe

Teasia Iced Lavender Rose Black Tea Recipe #4 of 8

Lavender Rose Black Tea

Today we are revealing our fourth recipe. This recipe reminds us of a day out with the girls at our favorite brunch spot! This tea has such a unique flavor and can really be great for brunch and for a warm summer night with friends. The kick of bourbon is really a great mix with a little drizzle of honey.  It’s everything you want in a summer drink and more.

WHAT YOU’LL NEED

3 Teasia Rose Black Tea Kcups
16 oz .or 2 cups bourbon (optional)
¼  tsp edible lavender ( plus some for garnish)
Honey

DIRECTIONS

  1. Brew Teasia Rose Black Tea Kcups as directed in your Keurig and pour into a pitcher filled.  Make sure your pitcher is heat proof safe.
  2. Add in lavender and let steep for 5 minutes. 
  3. Add an additional  cup of cold water and refrigerate until it’s cold enough to enjoy.

When you’re ready to serve, use a shaker and add 4 oz of tea, 2 oz of bourbon, a drizzle of honey.

Shake. Pour. Garnish with lavender.

Enjoy!

If you missed out on our previous recipes, check them out here:

Recipe 1: Teasia Iced Peach Green Tea
Recipe 2: Teasia Iced Pineapple Chamomile Mint Tea
Recipe 3: Teasia Iced Oolong Cinnamon Tea

Stay tuned for our next recipe which will be posted tomorrow. Here’s a hint, the recipe involves raspberries!

 

 

Teasia Iced Oolong Cinnamon Tea Recipe #3 of 8

Oolong Cinnamon TeaToday is day 3 of our Summer Iced Tea Recipe Series. If you missed days 1 & 2, check them out here:

Recipe 1: Teasia Iced Peach Green Tea

Recipe 2: Teasia Iced Pineapple Chamomile Mint Tea

For our next recipe, we are using our delicious Teasia Oolong Tea kcups. We’re bringing the flavors of cinnamon into this unique combo. The spice of a Chai tea really makes us happy during the winter, but with the heat of this summer we need our spice over ice!  

Here’s the recipe:

WHAT YOU’LL NEED:

6 Teasia Oolong Tea Kcup’s
3 cups of water
4 sticks of cinnamon

DIRECTIONS:

  1. Brew Teasia Oolong Tea kcups as directed and pour into a small pot.
  2. Add cinnamon sticks and bring tea to a boil and remove from heat.
  3. Let cinnamon sticks steep for up to 5 minutes.
  4. Fill up a pitcher halfway with cold water and add the tea mixture to fill the rest.

Refrigerate for 3 hours but if you don’t want to wait, add some ice and start enjoying! If you’re looking for a creamier drink, try adding some soy milk. This recipe is vegan-friendly too.

Here are some fun health benefits of cinnamon:

Get your health on with antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, anti-diabetic as well as immunity-boosting abilities of cinnamon.

Did this recipe spice up your life? Leave a comment below!

Tomorrow we are going to debut our next tea recipe and there’s going to be some lavender & bourbon too. Get excited and don’t miss out.

 

Teasia Iced Pineapple Chamomile Mint Tea Recipe #2 of 8

Iced Pineapple Chamomile Mint TeaToday we are revealing our second recipe of our Summer Iced Tea Recipe Series. YUM. Don’t forget, if you missed yesterday’s Teasia Peach Green Tea recipe, you can find it here.

ALOHA! There is NOTHING we love more than a blended fruity drink. This tropical drink screams summer! The sweetness from the pineapple is perfectly balanced out by the fresh taste of mint. Grab your hammock and your favorite book and get ready for major relaxation vibes!

WHAT YOU’LL NEED

4 Teasia Chamomile Mint K-Cups
½ cup of pineapple chunks (frozen works too)
2 cups of ice
2 tablespoons of chopped mint
Honey 

DIRECTIONS

  1. Brew your Teasia Chamomile Mint Tea as normal and set aside to cool.
  2. Add cooled tea, ice, pineapple chunks and a drizzle of honey to a blender and blend together.
  3. Stir in the mint leaves

Pour & enjoy! Let us know how much you LOVED this recipe in the comments below!

Tomorrow we are revealing our next Summer Iced Tea Recipe so check back soon. 

 

Weekend Detox Elixir with Green Tea

This recipe is great for when you need to clean out your system a bit because you’ve been eating junk food or are going to too many BBQs because summer is here. That’s OK because we have something tasty and easy to make and it’s super good for you.

Here’s some background about some health benefits of the ingredients we are going to use for this recipe.

Lemon – Stay cool and feel refreshed with lemons. This citrus fruit has wonderful benefits that nourish your body such as vitamins C, B6, A, and E. You can also find: folate, niacin thiamin, riboflavin, pantothenic acid, copper, calcium, iron, magnesium, potassium, zinc, phosphorus and protein.

Beets – Beets are so healthy that not only will this root vegetable give you a beautifully colored drink, you will reap its benefits such as immune-boosting vitamin C, fiber, and essential minerals  like potassium for healthy nerves and muscle function like potassium and manganese which will benefit your bones, liver, kidneys and pancreas.

Carrots – You always hear that carrots are good for you because of the nutrient beta-carotene and fiber. Improve eyesight and improve your digestion by adding carrots to your diet.

Green Tea – Teasia green tea is especially healthy because it is all natural and we pack it in a convenient kcup so all you have to do is pop it in your Keurig and you can brew a cup without needing to heat some water up on the stove. Green tea is packed with antioxidants and nutrients which may increase brain function, help you lose weight and lower risks of cancer. Did we mention how tasty it is too?

Weekend Detox Elixir with Green Tea

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What do you need:

Juicer
1 medium beet, washed and peeled, cut into quarters
2 lemons, washed and peeled, cut into slices
1 carrot, washed and peeled, cut into coins
1 kcup of Teasia Tea Green Tea warm (if you want more tea, brew it a second time!)

Optional: ice cubes for something colder

Simple Steps:

  1. Brew 1 kcup of Teasia Green Tea and set aside.
  2. Juice all the ingredients above excluding the tea.
  3. Add tea and mix well.
  4. Enjoy immediately for full healthy benefits

If you have any great drink recipes to share with us, leave a comment below. Right now we are having a special for FREE SHIPPING when you purchase on www.teasia.com when using promo code: FSINSTA.