Lemongrass Tea

Looks like nothing but dried up grass, right?  However, do not be fooled by this appearance. This tea is very refreshing both hot and cold.  If using a tea infuser, bring water to boil, add to infuser with one tablespoon of lemongrass and let sit for about 5 minutes. Strain and drink. Add honey or […]

Hibiscus Flower

Tea made from Hibiscus Flower

What can we say about this vibrant colored flower and the reported benefits it offers? https://www.healthline.com/nutrition/hibiscus-tea-benefits.  I grew up drinking this beverage not even giving a single thought to the benefits I now come to learn it has. We drank this mainly at Christmas time, but it can be enjoyed all year round.  In the […]

Butterfly Pea Tea

This flower tea is truly amazing! Not just a brilliant color, but reported to aid with weight loss, great to improve skin and hair as well as other benefits.  https://www.healthline.com/nutrition/butterfly-pea-flower-benefitsThis flower is also used as a natural alternative to food coloring in foods and cocktails. It is also used in cosmetics.  By adding a few […]

Rose Bud / Rose Petal Tea

A delightful mild tea. Pretty to look at and, at the same time reported to offer a cupful of benefits. https://www.webmd.com/diet/rose-tea-good-for-you.  As with all herbs and flower teas, please do consult with your medical caregiver before using, particularly, if you are on any prescribed medicines. If you don’t care for sweeteners and just want to […]

Cloves Tea

Here’s another strange tea for you.  In a saucepan, boil about one to two cups of water, add about 6 to 8 cloves, simmer for about 5 minutes, strain clove water into your cup and enjoy! You can add honey or sugar if you like.  This tea is absolutely refreshing and reported to have numerous […]

Learn to Bake

If you are interested in learning how to bake cakes, cookies, pastries or bread, you really don’t need to go to culinary school to do so. There are so many tutorials available on YouTube that you can watch and learn. In addition to that, you can find recipes and tips as well on Pinterest. Just […]

Onion Skin Tea

What a strange tea one would say. Yes, indeed.  However, it is reported to be loaded with benefits. https://www.healthline.com/health/beauty-skin-care/how-onions-can-benefit-your-skin We throw away the best part.  Wash the thin outer layers, and no they won’t break apart, instead they become stronger when wet! Lightly handle and wash however, because you will note that as you wash […]

Afternoon Tea

Tea drinking is nothing new, the habit goes way back to Asian culture. Afternoon tea however, was introduced in England by Anna, the seventh Duchess of Bedford, in the year 1840.  The Duchess would become hungry around four o’clock in the afternoon because the evening meal in her household was served fashionably late at eight […]