Lower Your Stress: Eat Matcha Cookies

Eating matcha cookies lowers stress! This is according to bona fide scientists. Yeah yeah we all know that tea can reduce stress, but did you get the cookies part?! When I'm stressed, I eat cookies. Lots of cookies. Especially my own made-from-scratch cookies. Usually with a cup of tea. But now I have scientific proof to … Continue reading Lower Your Stress: Eat Matcha Cookies

Three Reasons to Have Teabag Tea

As we might patronizingly explain to a bored friend, no, SFTGFOP1 does not mean Super Fancy Tea Grown For Other People (Specifically For That Grating Friend Or Pompous 1) but rather, indicates a quality that will never be found in that old box of teabags knocking around in your cupboard. And yet! For all us tea … Continue reading Three Reasons to Have Teabag Tea

Tea Claims. Are You Being Misled?

Just read a brief article listing the "four international tea trends" and found this somewhat misleading assertion: Matcha tea, which is popular in China and Japan, is a green tea packed with potassium, magnesium, fiber and vitamins A and C. It also contains L-theanine, an amino acid said to produce a calming effect while still … Continue reading Tea Claims. Are You Being Misled?