Green mint Irish smoothie

Do you have the luck of the Irish? Even if you don’t, this smoothie will make you feel lucky. Packed with spinach and peppermint, this great for you smoothie is not only tasty, but also vegan!

“Detoxing” with Soups

When one goes on a “detox” diet or plan, one tries to eat more wholesome foods and avoid fast food or already prepared foods. If you go back to your regular diet, you are going to feel tired and sluggish again and in time will think you have to “detox” again. By learning to incorporate healthier foods on a daily basis you will avoid this rollercoaster effect. Try changing things slowly and not go back to your past routine. Your body will love you for it and you will feel better in the long run.

Vegetable Turmeric Soup Recipe from Distinctly Tea

Brew TEA and set aside. Heat olive oil in a large saucepan. Add onions or leeks and cook till soft - approx. 2 - 3 minutes. Add carrots and cook for 3-5 minutes or until softened. Sprinkle turmeric, garlic, ginger and cayenne powders on vegetables. Stir for 1 minute to coat. Add broth, tea, salt and pepper and bring mixture to a boil; reduce heat to low. Add cauliflower cooking till softened; approximately 10-12 min. Add beans and spinach or kale and cook until greens are wilted. Note: Turmeric is a powder that can stain clothing very easily. Be careful when using.

Tips for making Iced Tea at Home

- to make a stronger brew always use more tea and keep the same steeping time - make ice cubes out of tea so you don’t dilute the flavour - pour tea over ice in a glass instead of adding ice to the pitcher - letting black & green tea cool  completely before putting in the fridge may help prevent clouding - mix rooibos tea and complementing fruit tea together to make your tea go farther - use Rooibos extract powder to make instant ice tea.

Red Fruit Tea Smoothie Recipe

1 cup boiling water 3 tsp. Strawberry Kiwi Fruit or any other favourite  Red Berry Fruit Tea 2 tbsp. sweetener 1 cup frozen strawberries 1/2 cup strawberry yogurt (can use frozen yogurt) 1/2 cup ice cubes ( about 3-4 ) 

Fruit Juice Gummy Bears – NON-GMO

THE BEST GUMMIES available. These candies are produced at the Specialty Candy Factory ‘Whilelm Mueller’ in Duisburg, Germany. This candy producer maintains candy making family traditions established in 1949. Some of the recipes are over 100 years old and the producer has maintained these recipes, techniques and utensils, such as original copper kettles to create the unique and delicious candies while preserving the originality, tradition, consistency, and integrity of the tradition.“

The Coffee Bean meets the Tea Leaf

Coffee and Rooibos Tea are combined in this beverage to create a unique taste that both tea and coffee lovers will enjoy it. Coffee beans are added to Rooibos tea and combine well with tea. The Rooibos tea adds natural flavour and the two together create a smooth tasting drink that doesn’t really require any milk or sugar. The Rooibos tea helps to reduce the amount of caffeine per cup so this beverage would be great to have in the afternoon if you want a quick pick me up without a full shot of caffeine.