The first tea I fell in love with was green tea. Without knowing its incredible benefits, I was blown away with how it took away my bloating. I didn’t know my bloating could “Go away.” I was 13 years old when I had my first green tea experience, and it is really what catapulted me into my love for tea, and my fascination with medicinal healing agents for the body. For years, it was all I drank, and actually inspired me to work for Teavana in 2007. It was my first job, and I was in LOVE with tea all day, every day! It was an educational experience in itself, and my coworkers were THE BEST! Continue reading
Earlier this week I was lying wide awake in bed creating recipes in my head at 3:30 am. I laid in bed for another hour and a half until the gym opened at 5a, went to my workout, came back home, and setup in the kitchen! Was able to put the ideas to the blender, and was pleasantly surprised!
I’ve recently started a kick with making simple kale smoothies with spinach, blueberries, and Vietnamese cinnamon. I used to make them often in the past, but took a long vacation from them. The final product came out as a dark, rich, purple, similar to the color of acai. This instantly triggered my initial thought, “could I make a mock acai bowl out of this?” Continue reading