Here at Organic Authority, we love tea. And we're not alone: tea is gaining popularity in America, where it's traditionally been a distant second to coffee. But now, more and more people (including myself) are quitting coffee and switching to milder herbal brews.
The benefits of tea drinking are clear: more antioxidants, sweeter breath and healthier teeth, lowered risks of diabetes and cancer, better appetite control. Not to mention, you'd have to drink a lot of green tea before you got the dreaded caffeine jitters.
Here's a roundup of some of the best Organic Authority articles on tea.
Throw a Tea Party (for one or more)! Serve up some homemade Irish Brown Scones or fragrant Lavender Pumpkin Scones. And don't skip the sandwiches: Cucumber Dill Tea Sandwiches, Smoked Salmon & Radicchio Tea Sandwiches, or go wild with Tomato, Bacon, Avocado & Arugula Pesto Tea Sandwiches. Finish with a light, fruity dessert: Organic Cranberry Tea Spice Cake or an Austrian Apple Strudel.
Big tea drinkers: consider Growing Your Own Herbal Tea Garden.
And once you're done brewing, try these 10 Ways to Reuse Tea Bags (or Leaves).
image: A Girl With Tea, naturally