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Giveaway + Review: New Teas from Mountain Rose Herbs

I. Love. Tea! When the folks at Mountain Rose Herbs offered to let me try out their new line of organic teas in sustainable packaging, I leaped at the chance. When they offered up an additional set of teas for one lucky Eat Drink Better Reader, I was even more thrilled! Read on for a review of their new tea line and deets on how to enter the giveaway.

October 1st

Good Earth Tea Tag Contest

Have you ever thought up a pithy quote for a tea bag tag?  Well, now you can let your inner philosopher run free. Good Earth Tea is accepting entries for original quotes to put on the tags of their tea bags (every tea tag has its own inspirational quote).  The entry period ends Friday and then 50 […]

July 11th

Can French press coffee raise cholesterol?

I’m not a huge coffee drinker these days, but I do like a small cup after lunch. Usually, I’ll fix a cup from the leftovers in our drip machine, since my husband drinks coffee in the mornings, but if there’s no coffee in the house, I like to make a cup of French press to get me over the afternoon energy slump. A new study in The journal Molecular Endocrinology looks at how French press coffee raises cholesterol, and it definitely gave me pause when it comes to that afternoon cup!

January 31st

Guayaki Yerba Mate Review

There’s nothing like beginning the day with a hot cup of tea or coffee. Usually, I pour myself a cup of tea to wake up with, but I recently had the opportunity to try several different blends of Guayaki yerba mate. I might have started a new habit.

January 30th

17 Things You Didn’t Know about Coffee

We talk about a lot of serious business around here, but sometimes it’s fun to keep it light. After all, at the end of the day food and drinks are supposed to be something we enjoy, right? Here are 17 fun facts you probably didn’t know about coffee!

January 29th

EcoChi for a Greener Home and Hearth This Winter

Was great to be back in the studio with a full crew and some extras! We got caught up a bit and talked about an article I’d written for our local daily newspaper about a few simple eco-resolutions we could consider for the New Year, which led to a discussion on strategies for succeeding with them!

January 11th

Tea for Good: The Learning Tea

Katrell Christie owns Dr. Bombay’s Underwater Tea Party, a tea shop in Atlanta, Georgia. The decor is eclectic, the tea and coffee are delicious, and thanks to her project The Learning Tea, you get so much more than just a hot drink with every cup that you buy there!

January 4th

Choosing Sustainable Beverages

If you’re a regular reader here, chances are you know the importance of eating well and of trying to eat local and organic foods. However, if you’re washing those healthy foods down with unhealthy or unsustainable beverages, does it cancel out your sustainable food choices?

December 17th