Chaozhou Tea aka Wudongtea Review: Rankings and Overview

Chaozou Tea Brewed

  PRODUCT: Oolong Tea (various) PRICE: $12-$60 BEST PLACE TO BUY: OVERALL RATING: 4.5/5 (Extra points for quality)  Chaozhou Tea Overview A few weeks ago, Wudongtea on Instagram reached out to me and inquired if I would be interested in trying some free samples of Oolong tea. After a few questions and doing a little due diligence, I agreed and after getting my tracking number, I waited. A few weeks later I received my package in the mail. It was a bit smaller than I thought it would be….

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Review: David’s Tea Matcha Maker – Shake it!

David's Tea Matcha Maker

  PRODUCT: David’s Tea Matcha Maker PRICE: $35.00 BEST PLACE TO BUY: RATING: 4.5/5     David’s Tea Match Maker, Overview Matcha has the most health benefits out of all the green teas. Why? You are actually consuming the tea leaves themselves and not just extract. Matcha increases your metabolism 10 times more than regular green tea so I decided why not. The capacity is 14 oz (421 ml) and not only can you use it for matcha, but comes with a regular tea infuser as well. The screw…

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Rooibos Tea: Tea or Not a Tea?

rooibos tea

After my publication about different tea types, I’ve been asked online and offline “What about rooibos tea?” My first inclination to reply is usually, “What about it?”, but I swallow my words and try to explain the truth about rooibos tea. Rooibos tea is not a real tea! Now I can already hear some of you saying I don’t know what I am talking about. So now I would question, what led you to believe that rooibos tea is it’s own type of tea? If I was to venture a…

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Tea Review: Teavana Winterberry

teavana winterberry tea

TYPE: Herbal Infusion BRAND: TEAVANA RATING: 4/5     The other day as I was walking around the mall with my family, just like any other tea vendor Teavana was handing out some samples. We were offered the flavor of the day, Winterberry. The color and the aroma were tantalizing enough for me to tempt anyone walking past. What reason did I, a lover of tea, have to say no? After trying some, I decided to take a bit home to have later. There are a few things to say about…

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Health Benefits of Tea vs Coffee – What Do You Think?

Tea vs Coffee

    I’m sure that like myself, you have wondered what is better, in regards to the health benefits of tea vs coffee. I love tea, as you can tell, but I love coffee too. I’ve always heard of many different health benefits of tea, but not a lot in relation to coffee, so I started my research into the matter. As I looked closer, many of the health factors that were attributed to coffee was really the caffeine in the coffee and not really unique to coffee itself. Having…

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Tea Review: Pine Creek’s Strawberry Green Tea

Strawberry Green Tea Leaves

Tea Review: Pine Creek's Strawberry Green   TYPE: Green Tea BRAND: Pine Creek’s RATING: 3.5/5     Not too long ago, I found this particular brand at a trade show in a kiosk. They are based close to where I live in Edmonton, AB, Canada. Pine Creek’s had quite a few unique flavors. This one in particular had caught my eye. Personally I love green tea, so when I saw a strawberry green tea, I was ecstatic. A combination of my favorite fruit and favorite tea? How could I not…

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