TEA-Garitas Anyone? DIY Tea Cocktails

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Cinco de Mayo is almost here & margaritas are on everyone’s mind! Put a spin on a classic & get mixing with TEA.

A lot of restaurants & bars use margarita mix, which is loaded with sugar, empty calories & artificial ingredients (leaving you with a terrible headache the next morning!)

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Try a TEA-GARITA instead! Tea is a healthy low-calorie mixer.

Celebrate while replenishing your body with antioxidants, vitamins & minerals. Plus you’ll love trying a unique & delicious take on a classic.

Get steeping at home with 3 Refreshing, Healthy & Easy Tea Cocktail Recipes!


 

Watermelon Margarita

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Ingredients:

  • 1.5 oz Silver Tequila
  • 3 oz Sweet Watermelon Tea
  • 1 tbs Agave
  • 1/4 cup coarse salt (for rimming glass) optional
  • fresh berries to garnish

Directions:

  1. Steep 1 tbs of Sweet Watermelon in 3 oz boiling water for 3 minutes. While tea is steeping sweeten with agave.
  2. Strain out tea leaves & let tea cool for about 5 minutes.
  3. While tea is cooling, prepare cocktail glass with salt rim if desired (*see below for easy DIY tip). 
  4. Fill glass with ice then pour in tea & tequila.
  5. Garnish & enjoy!

 


 

Starfruit Green Margarita

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Ingredients:

  • 1.5 oz Reposado Tequila
  • 3 oz Starfruit Green Tea
  • 2 tbs fresh-squeezed lime juice
  • 1 tbs Agave
  • pineapple slices

Directions:

  1. Steep 1 tbs Starfruit Green in 3 oz of under-boiled water (170°F) for 2 minutes. While tea is steeping sweeten with agave.
  2. Strain out tea leaves & let tea cool for about 5 minutes.
  3. While tea is cooling, prepare cocktail glass & lime juice.
  4. Fill glass with ice then pour in tea & tequila.
  5. Top it off with lime juice, garnish & enjoy!

 


Tangerine Ginger Margarita

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Ingredients:

  • 1.5 oz Gold Tequila
  • 3 oz Tangerine Ginger Tea
  • 2 tbs fresh-squeezed orange juice
  • 1 tbs Agave
  • lemon/orange slice to garnish

Directions:

  1. Steep 1 tbs Tangerine Ginger in 3 oz of boiling water for 3 minutes. While tea is steeping sweeten with agave.
  2. Strain out tea leaves & let cool for about 5 minutes.
  3. While tea is cooling prepare cocktail glass & orange juice.
  4. Fill glass with ice then pour in tea & tequila.
  5. Top it off with orange juice, garnish & enjoy!

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Enjoy your Tea-Garitas & celebrations, and be safe!

Try this recipe at home? Tag us in your photos on Instagram, we’d love to hear from you!


Enjoy your margarita with salt?

*To Rim Glass: Run a lime wedge along the rim of your cocktail glass. Pour 1/4 cup coarse salt onto a small plate. Hold glass upside down & twist the rim in the salt back & forth until its evenly coated.*

Iced Pumpkin Cream Spice Latte

pcs latteRelieve your spring allergies, fight inflammation & reduce stress with ROOIBOS!

Get steeping at home & try our Pumpkin Cream Spice Latte. A warm rooibos blend with masala spice, vanilla, clove, dried pumpkin & cardamom.

It’s delicious iced or hot!

 

ICED PUMPKIN CREAM SPICE LATTE

Ingredients:

Directions:

  1. Steep teas in 8 oz hot water for 3 minutes.
  2. While tea is steeping stir in sweetener.
  3. Fill cup with 8 oz of ice.
  4. Pour steeped tea over ice.
  5. Top with milk, a dash of cinnamon & enjoy!

Matcha Berry Smoothie Bowl

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There’s nothing like starting off your day with a healthy breakfast. It keeps you full until lunch, nourishes your body, and inspires you to continue making healthy choices throughout the day!

Get blending & try our new favorite Matcha Recipe…MATCHA BERRY SMOOTHIE BOWL. It features our ceremonial grade RASPBERRY MATCHA, that’s blended with natural raspberry extract. What’s not love about a quick DIY breakfast that’s anti-inflammatory, antioxidant rich, burns fat & packed with fiber?

MATCHA BERRY SMOOTHIE BOWL RECIPE:

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup frozen blueberries
  • 1/2 cup frozen raspberries
  • 1/4 TSP Raspberry Matcha
  • 1 cup almond milk
  • 1 scoop protein powder

Directions:

  1. Add all ingredients into blender.
  2. Blend on high until it reaches a smooth consistency.
  3. Pour into your favorite breakfast bowl.
  4. Top with fun healthy ingredients like chia seeds, shredded coconut, dried fruit etc.
  5. ENJOY!

 

Thanksgiving Tea Recipes

Thanksgiving is less than a week away! Make the holiday extra special this year with our bestselling fall tea…Pumpkin Spice. It’s delicious as a latte, and you can bake with it too.

Rooibos tea blended with dried pumpkin, cinnamon, clove, coriander & cardamom.  

ROOIBOS HEALTH BENEFITS:

– Anti Inflammatory

– Rich in Zinc, Calcium & Magnesium

– Boosts Immune System

– May Clear Complexion

– Relieves Stress & Tension


Enjoy our Thanksgiving recipes below…

Pumpkin Cream Spice Latte & Pumpkin Spice Cookies 

*Add 2 tbs of Pumpkin Spice to your pie crust recipe for some extra spice*


PUMPKIN CREAM SPICE LATTE:

Ingredients:

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Directions:

  1. Steep Pumpkin Spice & Vanilla Cream Chai in 14 oz hot water for 3 minutes.
  2. Sweeten to taste, then strain out tea leaves after steeping.
  3. Froth milk and pour over tea.
  4. Serve with a dollop of whipped cream & a dash of cinnamon. ENJOY!

 

PUMPKIN SPICE COOKIES

img_5789Ingredients:

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cup confectioner’s sugar
  • 2 tablespoons Pumpkin Spice tea
  • 2 sticks softened unsalted butter

Directions:

1. Mix flour, salt, confectioner’s sugar & tea with wire whisk in large bowl.
2. Add softened butter to flour and mix with spatula until combined.
3. Place dough in plastic wrap and chill in refrigerator for at least 30 minutes.
4. Roll dough flat (1/4 inch thick), cut into desired shape & place 1/2 inch apart on parchment lined baking sheet.
5. Bake 12-13 minutes at 370 degrees.

 

DIY Almond Milk Chai Latte

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Nothing is cozier than a warm chai latte on a cold winter night. Chai is bursting with all the flavors of the holiday season: cinnamon, clove, cardamom, and the perfect amount of spice.

This latte is absolutely delicious…frothy almond milk & warm cinnamon spices, it’s impossible not to love. Plus, this recipe is quick & easy! Grab some blankets & a book, and have a cozy relaxing teatime.

For this recipe, we recommend using any of the following Green Teahouse Chai Teas:

Caramel Cider Chai 

Vanilla Cream Chai

Masala Chai


INGREDIENTS:

  • 3 tbs chai tea
  • 2 cups unsweetend almond milk
  • 2 tbs honey or maple syrup
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tsp ground cloves
  • 1 tsp ground nutmeg

DIRECTIONS:

  1. Warm the almond milk in a saucepan over medium heat. Once the milk begins to simmer, immediately remove from heat.
  2. Add tea to milk and let steep for 3 minutes, then strain out tea leaves.
  3. Add the rest of the ingredients to milk & whisk until well combined.
  4. Stir in sweetener & adjust to your liking.
  5. Pour mixture back into saucepan & warm over low heat for about 2-3 minutes.
  6. Transfer mixture into blender & blend for 30 seconds until frothy.
  7. Pour latte into your favorite mug & ENJOY!

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