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Kombucha

Kombucha

For the Very Best Kombucha, Start with Positively Tea Kombucha seems to be everywhere now! This ancient beverage is thought to come from Manchuria but has been enjoyed by people around the world for hundreds, possibly thousands of years! It’s only recently made its way to the United States, though, and for those of you that might not be as familiar with it, we’ll start with a quick primer. Kombucha is a fermented, effervescent beverage made from black, green, oolong, or white teas. Other teas or fruit juices may be used as well, but the base of the kombucha must...

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Kick the Soda Habit

Kick the Soda Habit

Use any of these or make your own blends! Caffeine-free selections: Raspberry Lavender Triple Berry Rooibos Very Berry Citrus Root Beer Rooibos Caffeinated selections: Mango Tango Black Green Dragon Lemonade Juicy Peach Black White Champagne Raspberry Blackberry Black Like lots of other people, I enjoy soda. There’s nothing like the crisp carbonation or unmistakable can crack and first sip. “Ahhhh,” you’re thinking. Ahhhh, indeed. But when it got to the point where I was rarely found without a soda can or bottle or glass in my hand, I decided it was time to reign in the habit. As a diet...

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10 Health Benefits of Yerba Mate Tea

10 Health Benefits of Yerba Mate Tea

With trends in caffeination constantly changing, it feels good to have options. Millions of people around the world start their day with a traditional cup of coffee or tea. Lattes, matcha beverages and energy drinks round out this list. It seems like if there were any other alternatives they would be too strange, too expensive, or too impractical to try – until yerba mate. What is Yerba Mate? Yerba mate is extremely popular in South America and is beloved for offering the strength of coffee, the health benefits of tea, and the euphoria of chocolate. The beverage is derived from the...

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How to Make the Best Iced Tea this Summer

How to Make the Best Iced Tea this Summer

Welcome to the Dog Days of Summer! It seems like we waited forever for Winter to make its way off stage, but now, as we make our way through the long sultry days and steamy nights, we’re happy to have a dripping, clinking, glass of iced tea. With that in mind, here’s some tips and tricks from your friends at the Organic Positively Tea Company. Q: Which Black Teas Are Best for Iced Tea?A: All of them! The classic iced tea you get at most restaurants or make at home is most likely black tea - typically Assam or a...

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