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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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Sweetie Pie Chai Latte

This recipe makes a 12 hot drink and is the perfect way to warm up on a cold winter’s evening. Sweetie Pie Chai is caffeine-free, so you’ll feel refreshed but still not too awake to tuck in under a pile of blankets (which is my favorite winter activity). No matter your preferred tea brewing method, you can make this latte recipe! Here’s how much Sweetie Pie Chai to use for each brewing method: Tea Bags/Sachets = 1 sachet Loose Leaf = 1.5 teaspoons (in a tea ball) Concentrated Tea = 1.5 ounces   The Recipe Put your Sweetie Pie Chai into the bottom of your mug! Add 1 cup of freshly boiled water Start your timer (if brewing by sachet...

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Mull on Something Amazing

Piper & Leaf Mulling Spices are finally here and they're truly something special! Grab a bag and brew something delicious for your friendsgiving dinner, holiday parties, and family gatherings this year. You can brew a hot, unique beverage that'll be the talk of the party. See how easy we made it! Below I'm gonna walk you through brewing a batch of mulled apple cider! This recipe makes a half gallon of cider, so you'll be able to do this five times with one bag of mulling spices. :) Here's what you need! Piper & Leaf Mulling Spices (of course) 2 Quarts of your favorite apple cider* 1/4 Cup of dark brown sugar (if you like your cider extra sweet) A...

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