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Sweet Dixie Colada Mocktail

A refreshing beverage to keep you cool during the summer heat wave. Since Sweet Dixie is caffeine-free, this mocktail is a beverage the whole family can enjoy! Mix up a batch on a hot Saturday afternoon so you can stay relaxed and enjoy the sun. This recipe makes one 16oz drink, so use your pint jar if you’re in the P&L spirit! Follow along with this video or keep scrolling to read the recipe down below. Dixie Colada Mocktail Recipe: Add 8 ounces of ice to your cup (or jar)  Add 2 ounces of Sweet Dixie concentrated tea (if you don’t know how to make concentrate, check out our brewing 101 here!*) Add 2 ounces of coconut milk  Add 4 ounces of sparkling...

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Winter Tea Recipes

Special-tea Winter Drinks Before our favorite seasonals leave for the year, I wanted to share some of my favorite Christmas tea recipes with you! These cheery Christmas drinks use our winter blends (Cherry Christmas and Mistletoe Grove) so they're perfect to capture a last taste of the holidays before we start easing our way towards Valentine's, then March, then warmer weather. Reminisce on winter for a few days more with your family by sharing a specialty drink or two! Cherry Christmas Cocoa This drink is exactly what you need on a cold and windy winter day. Wrap up in a soft blanket and sip on a mug of this creamy cocoa, richly flavored with the berry-amaretto notes of our seasonal...

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Best Tea Before Bed

Tea Before Bed For many people, a nighttime cup of tea is their favored way to relax and wind down the day. A soothing cup can be the perfect way to prepare yourself for a good night’s sleep… just make sure to choose the right kind of tea! Read this guide to herbal teas to find the best tea before bed that will suit your sleep needs. Tisanes, Herbal Teas, and Fruit Infusions Tisanes, which can also be called herbal teas or fruit infusions, are a blend of herbs, flowers, fruits, and/or spices brewed using the same methods as tea. These ‘herbal teas’ are not true teas, since they don’t contain any part of the camelia sinensis plant (aka the...

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Recipe for Mint Tea

Making Your Own Mint Tea Want to try making your own mint tea? Maybe you have a spearmint plant that’s taken over your garden or perhaps you are itching to brew something delicious from scratch. Either way, you can easily make fresh mint tea at home! All you need are fresh leaves, hot water, and a couple of extra ingredients so your brew will have a bit of complexity. We recommend a little bit of honey and lemon juice! Recipe for Mint Tea Ingredients: 2 sprigs of fresh spearmint (about 15 leaves) 2 cups of filtered water splash of lemon juice (optional) 1 teaspoon of local honey or simple syrup (optional) Brewing Steps: Boil 2 cups of filtered water and...

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