Shanti Tea Blog

Holiday blends, gift ideas and memories

There’s something about the holidays – and those weeks leading up to them – that feels a bit magical. It’s a time of year filled with excitement, nostalgia, tradition and, most importantly, family and friends. Read More...

Slow sipper: Warm up with Blueberry Tea

Cooler weather calls for hot tea cocktails – the ones that warm your cheeks up, sip by sip. Perfect after dinner, or while cozied up by the fire, tea puts a fun twist on the classic slow sipper. Read More...

Smoky versus grassy: The battle of the greens

Green tea is the holy-grail of antioxidants but it can be daunting to find the right one to suit your taste. Read More...

Three apple teas for the perfect fall day

It’s apple season! It’s a truly delicious time of hot apple cider, warm apple crumble and freshly baked apple pies. Read More...

Matcha smoothie ice pops

Looking to super-charge your morning smoothie for the last days of summer, and hopefully a warm fall? Add matcha and turn it into an ice pop! Read More...

2020 Back-to-school essentials: Calming teas and adaptogens

As summer winds down, many of us are preparing for back-to-school amidst a rapidly evolving pandemic. The usual excitement is overshadowed by uncertainty and anxiety due to COVID-19 and many families are facing complex decisions. Read More...

Superfruit iced tea pops

Sip into summer with these fun iced tea pops! Made with Superfruit, one of our herbal tea blends, these pops are fruity, juicy and refreshing. The kids will love them too and you can adjust the sweetness level to suit your taste. Read More...

Cool down with iced tea cubes

With the weather heating up, iced tea season is in full swing. And while there’s nothing quite as refreshing as a perfectly brewed cup of iced tea (maybe with a squeeze of citrus), if you’re looking to up your iced tea game, try cooling down with iced tea cubes! Read More...

Iced London Fog with Cold Froth

If you’re a fan of the London Fog, or Earl Grey tea latte, try this seasonal twist for spring and summer. It’s like an iced London Fog, but with cold froth/foam on top. Before you stir, the cold froth sits on top of the tea, looking a bit like clouds, while infusing your iced tea latte with creaminess. Read More...

Teas for allergy relief

Pollen is relentless and unapologetic. The constant itching, sneezing, watering eyes and runny nose is not exactly how we envision celebrating the start of spring (or fall), but it’s often a reality, thanks to seasonal allergies. Read More...

Dial it in: Water temperature by tea type

If you want to up your tea game, water temperature is a good place to start. Together with tea quality and steeping time, water temperature is one of the most important factors involved in brewing a perfect cup of tea. Read More...

Tea over Skype: Tips for a virtual Easter and Passover

Your Easter and Passover plans likely look a little different this year. With large gatherings on hold due to social distancing, here are a few creative ways to connect remotely with family and friends over the holiday (and over tea!). Read More...

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