Natural Egg Dying

Natural Egg Dying

Due to concerns in the news about the effects of artificial coloring and dyes, many large companies are moving away from using these types of dyes. (Learn more from Forbes and Special Education Degrees). However, while it is becoming increasingly easier to buy food using exclusively natural dyes, solutions are still needed for many common traditions such as dying eggs.

Luckily, dying eggs doesn’t have to be limited to the restraints of artificial colors. Many natural alternatives for dying eggs can be found either right in your pantry or at your local The Spice & Tea Exchange®! 

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Natural Uses for Tea

Fun & Environmentally Friendly Ways to Use Tea in Your Yard

One of the reasons, many choose to plant their own garden, is to enjoy the freshness of the produce, cut the costs of purchasing produce, and/or to have control over what goes into it. However, it’s an added cost and can be an environmental hazard to purchase and use fertilizers and/or pesticides to grow and maintain your garden.

Luckily, we (and our fellow tea lovers), have much of what we need in the palm of our hands (or mug). 

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New You

Tea Is…LIFE – 12 Months To a New You

Tea can mean so many different things to different people. It can mean wellness, by drinking the tea with certain ingredients known for specific health properties. It can mean tradition, when sitting down with a glass of ceremonial matcha, such as in tea ceremonies. It can mean love, such as sharing a hot cup with your significant other to catch up and relax after a long day. All these reasons and more are why tea can be a very significant and yet simple way to add joy into your everyday life this year. Read more about Tea Is…LIFE – 12 Months To a New You

Wellness Teas You NEED In Your Life

Wellness Teas You NEED In Your Life

If you go back 50 years from now, most people drank tea for enjoyment, relaxation, or simply because they enjoyed the taste. With the recent wellness movements, many have begun drinking teas for its health benefits. Whether you choose to drink tea based its ingredients and their effects, as a substitute for processed or sugary soda/other beverages, or simply to relax for a minute…one thing’s for sure…no matter why you do it, it can make a very positive impact on your life and your health! Read more about Wellness Teas You NEED In Your Life

5 Teas to Help You Power Through Your Next Workout

5 Teas to Help You Power Through Your Next Workout

Written by Guest Blogger: Jesse Silkoff, President and Co-Founder of FitnessTrainer

When you’re in the groove, your workout can be exhilarating—nothing makes you feel more powerful and strong than crushing those reps! But there are times when you could use a little pick-me-up: a natural, safe cure for the workout doldrums. That’s where these teas come in. 

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Easy, Kid-Friendly Holiday Snacks

Easy, Kid-Friendly Holiday Snacks

Keep the kids happy while you prep for holiday parties! These kid-friendly snacks were inspired by the fond childhood holiday memories of our Customer Service Representative, Brigitte. Learn more from Brigitte about these fun recipes and share the magic & memories in your kitchen this holiday season! Read more about Easy, Kid-Friendly Holiday Snacks

Holiday Cocktails

It’s Beginning to Look a Lot like Cocktails

It’s beginning to look a lot like cocktails! Bring on holidays full of festive cheer, good spirits, and colorful cocktails! Whether you are looking for chic cocktails for the classy connoisseur, classic cocktail favorites for gifting, or seasonal selections to relax and unwind, these eight easy holiday cocktails have your basics covered! Read more about It’s Beginning to Look a Lot like Cocktails

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Change Your CommuniTEA

As the holiday season approaches, we are reminded of the many reasons that we have to give thanks for the blessings in our lives. Here at The Spice & Tea Exchange®, we are so grateful that we are able to devote ourselves to our mission of “Creating & sharing the experience of a more flavorful life,” with friends, family, and you! Read more about Change Your CommuniTEA

Ghoulishly Good Eats

Ghoulishly Good Eats

Two Recipes to Spook Up Your Halloween

The crisp, cool, air, the smell of fresh cinnamon, and the sweet scent of home-baked goods cooking…it’s fall! Not only is it fall, it’s Halloween season! And that means tons of candy, costumes, and scary movies. Sure, last Halloween may have been great, but this Halloween will be something special. Not only will the candy stash be restocked, and the coolest costumes will be made, but the most delicious Halloween inspired foods will be whipped up. Read more about Ghoulishly Good Eats

Perfectly Pickled Party Platters

Perfectly Pickled Party Platters

Have extra vegetables from your final warm-weather harvest or your fall harvest? DIY your own party tray with our quick pickled condiment & vegetable recipes; a flavor-filled, colorful approach to party snacking! The beautiful tones of these pickled condiments and veggies adds color and nutritional value to an otherwise bland party tray!
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Mulled Cider Cups

Mulled Cider Cups

As fall begins, several fall-favorites come back into picture; pumpkins, falling leaves, cider, bonfires, cuddling up next to the fireplace, steaming mugs of tea, hayrides, and more! Most importantly, all the gorgeous fall colors and the deep, spice-filled fall flavors and aromas return. Favorites such as pumpkin, caramel, cremes, spiced/ chai, and cinnamon, make a […]