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JADE LANTERN TEA RECIPE

  Celebrate CHINESE NEW YEAR with this refreshing, sugar-free (but naturally sweet) cocktail or mocktail. A versatile drink, it pairs beautifully with any Asian food. 4 tbsp. JASMINE OASIS 2 cups water pinch of SWEET HERB 1 cup ice juice

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Low Calorie, Healthy Yummy Treat? It’s possible!

When you’re craving dessert, but want to avoid sugar or calories, make this low-calorie but very delicious treat instead.  Brew Chocolate Panda Tea double strength (use double the recommended quantity of tea leaves, and steep 7-10 minutes).  While the tea is

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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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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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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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Sleep Remedies

Discover newfound vitality when you get a good night’s sleep on a regular basis – look, feel and perform better. Adequate rest is important to your entire system on every level – it boosts brain power and memory, benefits mood

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Secrets behind great teas

What separates an ordinary tea from a tea masterpiece? First and foremost, it begins with the quality of tea leaves used. Soil conditions, altitude, climate, and even the location on the bush the leaf was plucked from are all critical

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Smoky Maple Salad Dressing Recipe

by Chef Heidi Fink This irresistible smoky salad dressing was created by Chef Heidi Fink and once you’ve made it, it will quickly become a favourite dish to serve for gatherings, special occasions, or just as a treat for you. 

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Fire and Spice Tea Cocktail Recipe

Pour 3 cups boiling water over 2 tbsp. SILK ROAD CHAI tea. Steep for 10 minutes, and then strain. Refrigerate until cold. To chill instantly, brew tea in 1 1/2 cups water & strain over 1 1/2 cups ice. Combine

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Festive Mulled Tea Recipe

Stay warm & cozy with quick and easy to make Mulled Tea. Simply combine equal parts brewed tea with heated apple or pear juice. Serve in short tumblers or teacups. Garnish with cinnamon sticks and thinly sliced apples. We suggest

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V8W 1Z3
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2066 West 4th Ave
Vancouver BC
V6J1M9
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Victoria Public Market at the Hudson
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Victoria, BC
V8W 0C1
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