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CHEF HEIDI FINK’S HOJI CHA MISO SOUP

This healthy, easy to make, delicious soup uses HOJI CHA green tea to flavour the broth. The lovely roasted flavour of Hoji-Cha makes an excellent base for Japanese miso soup. It’s a fall favourite of Chef Heidi Fink – an accomplished Victoria-based chef, food writer, and

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SMOKY TOMATO SOUP

Use your favourite recipe to make either a cream based, or non-creamy tomato soup. Both work very well to create an irresistibly smoky tomato soup that is mouth-wateringly delicious, right down to the last spoonful! Replace a portion of the

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Apple-Chai Cider

Create a tasty cozy drink that uplifts the spirits and wards off chills. Combine equal parts brewed HERBAL CHAI tea with heated apple juice or cider. Herbal Chai tea is caffeine-free and loaded with ginger and cinnamon, which boost the

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Honey & Tea for Your Health

Honey is a natural cough suppressant, and soothes sore throats, so it’s the perfect addition to your teacup this winter. Just brew & stir! During the winter season, it’s common to get run down. Drinking tea throughout the day can boost your

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Tea Jelly Recipe

Make your own TEA JELLY! Tea Jellies are a delicious, economical home-made treat that also make a great gift and are fast and easy to make – in just 20 minutes, you can have a selection of yummy jellies ready

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Winter Body Scrub for Glowing Skin

Combat winter dryness and get glowing, soft skin instantly with this moisture-rich, exfoliating body scrub. This easy home spa treatment also stimulates the circulation, which can ease winter aches and pains, and can help reduce cellulite while also have a

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WARD OFF WINTER COLDS & FLU

Looking for great natural remedies to boost your system and ward off winter colds and flu?  Studies indicate green tea & ginger can not only prevent illness, but help you recover faster too. Our Winter Warrior Tea combines the power

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TEA HOT CHOCOLATES

As easy as 1, 2, 3! Dissolve 1 tbsp. hot chocolate powder in a cup of brewed tea. Or mix brewed tea with equal parts hot cocoa. For an adult version, add 1-2 oz Vodka, Whiskey, Tequila or Rum. There

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CHOCOLATE DRAGON GLACIAL MELT TEA RECIPE

Pour hot GREEN DRAGON tea over vegan chocolate ice cream. There are many great non-dairy ice creams to choose from nowadays! Minty tea + chocolate = instant nirvana!

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Tea Infused Spirits

Enjoy tea-infused spirits on their own, or combine with other ingredients to create divine and sophisticated cocktails. Add the infused alcohol to hot or cold tea drinks, or tea punch. Tea-infused vodka or gin is perfect for making martinis. 24

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