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Rooibos Candy Cane Shortbread recipe

This unique take on a great holiday standard introduces the sweetness of rooibos powder to the undeniable creaminess of shortbread cookies! Enjoy! Ingredients: 1 tsp salt 1 cup sifted powdered sugar 1/2 tsp almond extract 3 tsp red rooibos powder 1) Preheat oven to 3 7 5 degrees 2) Combine all the ingredients except the […]

Matcha-nog, eggnog with a twist!

Try eggnog with a twist! Matcha-nog blends the steady favourite of eggnog with the healthy tang of matcha powder. Add one teaspoon of matcha per one cup of eggnog, mix in the blender until frothy, and serve with a sprinkle of nutmeg!

Chai Americaine Martini

Serves 2 1- 1 ½ tsp. chai tea, 1 cup milk or almond milk, ½ cup vanilla vodka Place milk and chai tea into a small saucepan and simmer about 10 min. Do not boil. Cool in the fridge. Once cool, pour into an ice filled martini shaker with the vodka. Shake vigorously and strain […]

Chai Americaine

Very popular blend with a strong cinnamon taste. It is chocked full of black tea, cloves, cardamom, orange peels, flavour and lots of warming cinnamon for those chilly fall days. Cuddle up to our Chai Americaine. To make 1 serving with milk, bring 8 ounces of milk close to a boil, (not boiling) add a […]

LaPacho Chai Herbal

Naturally Caffeine Free! One of our foremost chai blends without caffeine and a favourite for many years is Our LaPacho Vanilla Chai. It has Lapacho bark, coriander, cardamom, pepper, cinnamon, clove, ginger root, red rooibos, orange peel, anise seed, lemongrass, star anise, vanilla pieces and flavour. AIt is a must try Chai blend. LaPacho bark […]

Fruit Vinaigrette

Using tea in your salad dressing adds flavour and cuts down on some of the calories. The added berries make it a nice thick dressing. Add a little more olive oil if you like it thinner.