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Pineapple Peel, ginger and cinnamon in pan

Pineapple Peel TeaPlease don't toss out your pineapple peels! Make some delicious teas with them instead. That's right, the peels and scraps from your pineapple fruit make fantastic tasting teas that are also packed with antioxidants and enzymes with anti-inflammatory properties. It is said to also help with joint pain and arthritis.


A canning jar of passionfruit iced green tea.

Passion Fruit Iced Green TeaHow do you like to eat passion fruit? Passion fruit has low calories and is high in fiber, vitamin C, and vitamin A.


A cup of lemongrass ginger tea.

Lemongrass Ginger TeaLemongrass and ginger has many health benefits especially for digestion aid and anti-inflammatory properties. This is a refreshing tea you could make and versatile as you could drink this cold or warm. If you don't have an instant pot, you can boil these two simple ingredients over a stove top to achieve the same results.


A collection of tea and tea making items.

Making Loose Leaf Herbal TeaSelect herbs from your garden or purchase fresh ones to prepare your own loose leaf herbal teas. Clean the leaves, cut, and dry. Now you can have a relaxing cup of tea before bed or anytime.


A glass of bubble tea with milk.

Homemade Bubble Tea (Boba)Here are some homemade bubble tea recipes. Bubble tea traditionally uses boba (tapioca pearls), but you can also you chia seeds as a healthy alternative.


Soothing Sore Throat Tea

Soothing Sore Throat TeaCombine herbs, lemon, and honey to make this sore throat soothing tea. The instructions are found on this page.


cup of Fruity Rose Tea

Fruity Rose TeaSometimes the best homemade teas don't involve steeping dried tea leaves. This version uses fresh slices of fruit, cinnamon and rose petals. It's quick and easy, and it tastes and smells absolutely divine.


cooked Black Fungus Mushrooms in bowl

Dried Black Fungus Mushroom BeverageThis is a herbal drink I make twice a week. It is very easy and healthy for you. This recipe is good for 4 cups and the mushroom is edible as well. Dried black fungus is believed to help with blood circulation, lowers cholesterol and other benefits.


Purple flower Tea.

Violet Tea RecipeDried leaves and petals from your violets can be used to make a lovely tea. Add honey and enjoy! This page contains a violet tea recipe.



Pumpkin Spice

Pumpkin Spice Tea Recipe?Adding the flavorful spices used in pumpkin pies to your hot tea makes a delicious beverage for chilly days or anytime. This is a page about pumpkin spice tea recipe.


Spiced Tea

Spiced Tea Mix Recipe Using TangCombine Tang, cinnamon, cloves, and other spices with black tea for making a delicious hot or cold drink. This is a page about spiced tea recipe using Tang.


Cold Chai Tea in a glass on a table

Iced Vanilla Chai Tea RecipeThis is a page about iced vanilla chai tea recipe. This sweet spicy iced tea is perfect for those hot summer days.


young girl with a cup of tea in bed

Bedtime Tea RecipesThis page contains bedtime tea recipes. Many herbal teas are the perfect drink to have before going to bed. They are known for their relaxing properties.


Fennel Tummy Tea

Tummy Tea RecipesThis page contains tummy tea recipes. Keeping your digestion working properly can be assisted by drinking soothing teas.


Apple Pie A La Mode Tea

Apple Pie A La Mode Tea RecipesThis page contains apple pie a la mode tea recipes. A delicious, apple flavored hot beverage to serve for a special occasion.


Hot Spiced Tea

Hot Spiced Tea RecipesSpiced hot tea is a wonderful beverage to serve on chilly fall and winter nights. This page contains hot spiced tea recipes.


Russian Tea

Russian Tea RecipesThis page contains Russian tea recipes. Russian tea is a delicious blend of tea, citrus, and spices that may become addictive.


Ginger Tea Recipes

Ginger Tea RecipesThis page contains ginger tea recipes. A cup of ginger tea is healthy and can aid digestion.


Citrus Tea Recipes

Citrus Tea RecipesThis page contains citrus tea recipes. Wonderful tea blends can be created at home.


Chai Tea Latte

Chai Tea Latte RecipesThis page contains chai tea latte recipes. Fragrant and delicious, Chai tea latte is wonderful served hot or over ice.


Iced Tea With Lemon Wedge

Iced Tea RecipesWith the addition of a variety of herbs, spices, and other flavorings you can create many ice tea beverages. This page contains iced tea recipes.


Sun Tea on Deck

Making Sun TeaThis is a page about making sun tea. Let the sun provide the heat needed to steep a jug of tea.


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Herb TeaI started out by using all my mint and basil herbs from my summer garden. When I ran out of herbs, I tried tea bags and store bought herbs. I also had frozen fruits from summer and this was a great way to use them up, as well as give added vitamins to the tea.


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Friendship TeaThis is a good idea to give to your friends for Christmas and really don't cost much per person. You can put it in almost anything as far as a container goes. You could shop some of the thrift stores for containers.



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Iced TeaCombine tea, lemonade, pineapple juice and sugar in large container; mix well. Place mint leaves in glasses. Add tea. 6-8 servings.


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Cranberry Iced TeaI've made this with frozen raspberry juice concentrate too and love it. Place water in large pot and heat on high until boiling. Add sugar and stir until dissolved, add teabags and let steep until desired strength is acquired.


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Making Ginkgo Leaf Tea?I have a beautiful ginkgo tree that is beginning to shed it's leaves. I know tea can be made from the dried leaves. Does anyone know how to prepare the tea from the leaves?


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Instant Ice TeaMix all ingredients well and store in a covered container. To make tea, add 3 heaping teaspoons to 1 cup water.


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Spiced Cherry TeaThis is a great drink either hot or cold, but I prefer cold. Mix all ingredients in large saucepan. Simmer for 1 hour. Strain to remove whole spices. Ladle into serving mugs or chill and serve cold in tall glasses.


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Iced Tea SyrupDissolve sugar in water and boil 10 minutes. While hot pour over unstrained fruit juices and rinds. Add 2 large handfuls of mint and bruise; cover with tight lid overnight.


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Hot Spices Afternoon TeaRecipe for Hot Spices Afternoon Tea. Add spices to water. Bring to full rolling boil. Remove from heat. Immediately add tea. Brew 4 minutes. Stir and strain. Add sugar, stir until dissolved.


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Peach Iced TeaPeach Iced Tea recipe. Combine all ingredients together and chill...


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Fizzy Ice TeaSteep 4 green tea bags in 2 cups boiling water according to directions. Discard tea bags. Add 1 can frozen juice concentrate (such as, cranberry-raspberry or apple-cherry, etc.) Cover and chill.


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How to Make Mystic Chai Tea?Does anyone know how to make Mystic Chai Tea, the hot or cold spiced tea at Sam's Club? Any ideas? It is very good. Thanks for your help. - Susavon



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Growing Mint for Tea?Is fresh mint tea considered green tea or is there a special process that needs to be done?


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Chai Tea Mix Recipe?I had this old chai tea mix that was amazing and it told me to add 2 tablespoons of the mix to a cup of milk and it is running out. And I can't find the same recipe anywhere. If anyone knows the recipe please share.


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Flavoring Sun Tea?How do I flavor my sun tea? I loved the Lemon Ginger sun tea I made over the weekend, but I'm sure there is a less expensive way to achieve similar results. I used individual tea packets that are lemon-ginger flavored. I have less expensive family-sized tea bags which I'd like to use.


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How Do I Make My Own Spiced Teas?Can anyone give tips on making spiced teas without using powdered drinks? We especially like Constant Comment, which has a black tea base with spices and orange.


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Pumpkin Spice Tea Recipe?How do you make pumpkin spice tea?


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Making Iced Tea At Home?I cannot, no matter how I try or what recipe I use, make iced tea. It gets bitter and/or cloudy no matter what I do. Is there someone out there who can give me an absolutely foolproof recipe, please?


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