Teasia Chai Latte

Chai LatteWhat better way to start the fall season than with a Chai Latte created with our very own k-cups. Are you looking to find the next trendy latte drink this season. Lets get the Fall started!

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups water
  • 2 Chai Tea K-cups
  • 1/8 teaspoon ginger
  • 1/8 teaspoon cardamom
  • 1 whole clove
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • ¼ cup sugar
  • 2 ½ cups milk

Instructions:

  1. Place the following items: water, spices, and k-cups (Tea removed from k-cups) into a saucepan till it boils. Let the ingredients boil together for about 5 minutes.
  2. Mix in the sugar and milk and return mixture to a boil. Keep an eye on the mixture and stir occasionally.
  3. Strain your chai latte mixture and pour into your favorite mug.
  4. Garnish your latte with a stick of cinnamon or a whole clove. Enjoy!

PRO TIP: For a coconut flavor, try substituting milk with coconut milk, which makes this lovely drink vegan friendly!

Teasia Genmaicha Almond Tea Latte Recipe Recipe #4 of 8

Genmaicha Ice Tea

WHAT YOU’LL NEED:

2 Teasia Genmaicha Green Tea K-Cups
1 C Almond milk
¼ C brown sugar or brown rice syrup

WHAT YOU’LL DO:

  1. Brew Teasia Genmaicha Green Tea K-Cups as usual and transfer to a large pitcher
  2. Add in your choice of sweetener to the pitcher
  3. Mix well
  4. Fill each of your cups with cubed or crushed ice
  5. Fill each glass with tea to the halfway point.
  6. Froth the milk
  7. Top each glass the rest of the way with frothed milk
  8. Enjoy!

PRO TIP: Substitute your favorite plant-based milk that’s unsweetened with vanilla to create a creamy vegan recipe!

Don’t forget to check out our other ice tea recipes!

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 Chai Coconut Bubble Tea

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Do you love coconut? Do you love Chai tea? We are adding another delicious bubble tea recipe to our lineup. If you haven’t checked out our Teasia Jasmine Green Tea Recipe.

Ingredients

2 Teasia Chai K-Cups
½ c to 1 c of sweetened coconut milk (vanilla flavor is good!)
½ cup tapioca pearls aka bubbles (you can find tapioca pearls at a fine online retail store. Follow instructions on the packaging.)
2 tablespoons of honey (you can sub honey with agave nectar to make this vegan-friendly)
ice cubes

Instructions

Brew your Teasia k-cup as you would in your Keurig. Let tea cool off.  Combine the Teasia Chai Tea with ice, milk and sweetener. You may either blend all ingredients in a blender or use a cocktail shaker. Place tapioca pearls in a tall glass. Pour tea mixture over pearls, and serve with a fat straw. Enjoy!

If you don’t like Chai or Jasmine Green Tea, you can always switch it up and try this recipe with our other wonderful all natural teas in k-cups!

Celebrate St. Patty’s Day with a FREE Tumbler!

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We are celebrating St. Patty’s Day early and giving you a FREE* Teasia Tumbler ($10.99 value) when you purchase 2 boxes of any of our 36ct teas!

Mix and match your favorites such as Green Tea and Oolong Tea OR Formosa Variety Pack and International Variety Pack to receive your free gift. Quantities are limited and this offer will expire at the end of the month so order now on www.teasia.com.

 

Coconut Coffee Smoothie Recipe

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We know that it’s Fall and the weather is getting colder, but who can resist imagining a tropical island with your favorite beverage, COFFEE! Easy, delicious and dairy-free!

Ingredients:
1 cup Teasia Coffee (Ethiopia Sidamo)
1 medium ripe banana
1 cup of coconut milk
1 tbsp. of shredded coconut (optional)
1/4 cup of almond butter

Instructions:
Brew Teasia coffee and wait until cool to add into ice cube trays. Freeze for 2 hours. Using a blender, add all ingredients and blend. For added sweetness, try agave syrup for a vegan friendly delight.

 

Refreshing Teasia Honeybush Tea Popsicles Recipe (With or Without Fruit)

photo-1499638472904-ea5c6178a300Summer is right around the corner and those sunny days are here to stay (for a while, at least). We are sharing one of our favorite recipes because who doesn’t love popsicles? This recipe is great for the kids and its also caffeine free.

Prep: 20 mins | Cook: 4 hrs | Total: 4 hrs 20 mins

Makes: 10-12 popsicles

Popsicles without Fruit

Ingredients:
3 kcups of Honeybush tea
1 teaspoon of honey per cup (agave nectar works well here for fellow Vegans)
Sweetener for taste

Method:
1. Brew the tea as usual
2. Pour into a cup and add sweetener to taste while it is still hot
3. Set aside until completely cooled
4. Pour the sweetened tea into popsicle molds
5. Freeze for a few hours or overnight until completely frozen.

Popsicles with Fruit

Ingredients:

3 kcups of Honeybush tea
1 teaspoon of honey per cup (agave nectar)
Sweetener for taste
Few chunks of fruit of your choice. We recommend apricots!

Method:

  1. Brew kcups per instructions on the box.
  2. Pour into a cup and add sweetener to taste while it is still hot.
  3. Let it sit till it cools down.
  4. While the tea cools down, cut fruit into small chunks or slices.
  5. Pour sweetened tea into popsicle molds.
  6. Add the chunks/slices of fruit into the molds.
  7. Freeze overnight.

If you’re looking for another caffeine free tea, try our Rooibos Lemongrass Tea.

PRO TIP: Try adding additional fruits to make a mixed fruit popsicle everyone will enjoy. If you have any recipes you’d like to share with us, write it in the comments below.

 

What Milk Options Are There For Coffee?

Coffee&MilkVariations_Post.jpgAfter a long week of work, we just want to sit back and enjoy the weekend a bit especially with some comforting coffee.  Who likes their coffee black? We do, however, there are ways to add some variety to your coffee if you’re in the mood to try something creamy.  The regular go-to is whole milk or even skim milk but lets venture out of the box and try some other options! Try these different options below and it just may give you a whole new perspective on new layers of flavor in your favorite drink.

Whole Milk

Whole milk is readily available at all stores and gives you what you expect. Add a splash of whole milk to your coffee and enjoy the rich, creamy texture.  We love this option, but it’s not always great for your waistline coming in at 180 calories per 12 oz.

Skim (Fat Free)  Milk

Another common option is  Skim Milk, which also contains dairy like Whole milk but is only 100 calories per 12 oz. While skim milk is reduced in fat, you may not get that creamy texture you’re looking for in whole milk. Don’t forget to watch out for the flavored skim milks that has added sugars for flavor.

2% Milk (Low Fat)

This milk is popular because it’s a low-fat option, which is only 150 calories per 12 oz serving, making this a good compromise between Whole and Skim Milk. If you think Skim is too watery and Whole Milk is too creamy, opt for 2% in your coffee latte.

Next we have the popular plant-based / dairy-free milk options.

Almond Milk

Almond milk has received a lot of attention lately and we know why! This plant-based milk is a favorite for adding into our coffee and even enjoying it with a bowl of cereal. Whether you’re vegan or perhaps lactose intolerant, Almond Milk makes a good alternative to dairy milk. Almond milk is light and nutty and is only 80 calories per serving.

Soy Milk

Soy Milk is the classic non-dairy milk alternative. Soy gives coffee a creamy texture and is only 130 calories per serving. If you’re not accustomed to the soy flavor, we recommend trying vanilla flavored soy that’s unsweetened. Who doesn’t like a hint of vanilla flavor in their coffee?

Coconut Milk

Coconut Milk may be a hit or miss with us. If you love anything coconut flavored, then this is your dairy-free alternative. Coconut is a great alternative to grabbing that half and half because it is rich and creamy. Each serving is only 110 calories.

Whether you like making your coffee a latte by adding milk or dairy free milk or just enjoying a cup of coffee without any additions, we would love to hear what your favorite milk option is.

We have tons of single origin whole beans that are waiting for you to add a splash of milk into:
1) Malawi
2) Sumatra Mandheling 
3) Nicaragua Segovia 
4) Indian Monsooned Malabar
5) Sulawesi Toraja 
6) Colombia Huila
7) Panama Boquete
8) Costa Rica
9) Ethiopia Sidamo
10) Mexican Chiapas
11) Congo Kivu
12) Honduras

Stay tuned for our Green Beans so you can roast your own coffee beans.

12 Days of Recipes: No. 12 – Coconut Green Tea

Milk teas are not just a drink of choice, they are a way of life. We know it sounds a little dramatic but you won’t be able to blame us. Getting motivated to workout can be tough, especially during the holiday seasons. With all of the holiday food wearing you down it can feel like you’re in a slump. Or better yet, a food coma. The easiest way to get out of this is to get up and workout. It does help a little when you’ve got our secret ingredient waiting for you at the end of a long gym session. Packed with protein, dairy-free and made with Teasia Green Tea K-Cups , there is no way you will feel guilty about indulging in this post-workout treat.

Workout

What You’ll Need:
1 Teasia Green Tea K-Cup
2 TBSP virgin coconut oil
Vanilla whey protein powder (see instructions on back of package for measurements)
1 GENEROUS dash of cinnamon powder

Directions:
1. Prepare your Teasia Green Tea K-Cup as normal
2. 
Blend together tea and coconut oil while tea is still hot
3. Let mixture cool and then add protein powder and cinnamon
4. Enjoy!

Please let us know your favorite workouts in the comments below!

 

12 Days of Recipes: No. 5 – Vanilla Rooibos Tea

Cold days mean late nights cheering on our kids at the park! Whether it’s softball practice or baseball it can get cold out on those fields. With this next recipe in our 12 days of Recipes, you are sure to stay warm at every sporting event you attend this season. Winter in a cup, Vanilla Rooibos Lemongrass Tea made  with Teasia Rooibos Lemongrass Tea K-Cups. This caffeine free tea is perfect for late night outings when you’re brave enough to bare the crisp breeze. A splash of milk brings out the naturally sweet flavors of the tea. Pack this in your favorite thermos and hit the road!

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What You’ll Need:

1 Teasia Rooibos Lemongrass Tea K-Cup
2 Tablespoon of milk (we also like using almond milk)
½ Teaspoon of cinnamon
½ Teaspoon of vanilla extract
1 Teaspoon sugar

Directions:
1) Brew your Teasia Rooibos Lemongrass Tea K-Cup as normal
2) Add sugar into freshly brewed Teasia Tea
3) Stir until completely dissolved
4) Add vanilla extract, milk and cinnamon
5) Stir & Enjoy! YUMMMM

Please let us know your favorite Teasia Tea twist recipes in the comments below.

 

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.⠀