Sencha Spotlight: Favorite Winter Teas
The holiday season is melting away and the return of mundane life has our taste buds craving delectable delights. Treating your sweet tooth during the winter months can feel indulgent especially when so many of us are trying to focus on health and wellness in the new year. Our favorite way to sweeten up the day is with a luxurious cup of tea. Read on to discover our recommendations for the best teas to get you through the day and warm your winter nights.
Made with aged tea leaves, Pu-erh Vanilla combines earthy flavors with those of peppermint, vanilla bean, and Cassia cinnamon. This tea steeps a dark full-bodied cup with a sweet, comforting aroma. Cool peppermint melds with the warmth of vanilla and cinnamon for a deliciously well-balanced cup.
Pu-erh Vanilla further boasts the probiotics inherent to this particular tea type making it an excellent remedy for indigestion. Drink after a large meal to alleviate discomfort while indulging yourself with great flavor. Adding this tea to your daily routine will further promote overall gut health.
As the calendar starts ticking towards February, dreams of Girl Scout cookies dance in our heads and we can't wait for the hoarding to begin. We love to sip on Slim Mint in the meantime, satisfying the persistent sweet tooth with this chocolate and peppermint black tea blend. Sweet rooibos blends with chocolate and vanilla flavors to create a decadent cup balanced by peppermint for a truly guild-free treat. The inclusion of rooibos has the added benefit of making this blend antioxidant-rich.
Slim Mint can be enjoyed iced or hot and steeps a satisfying latte when prepared with milk and honey.
For those with a fruit-minded palate, Ambrosia provides a caffeine-free treat perfect for the end of the night. In this tisane named for the mythical drink of the Greek gods, apple and mango match vanilla and chocolate note for note to steep a unique cup. Rooibos and rose hips ensure that Ambrosia offers a tasty source of Vitamin C and other antioxidants.
Whether you're looking for a way to keep your morale up or searching for the perfect sweet treat, our winter favorites promise to supply a guiltless escape into decadence and delight!