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How to Make Bubble Tea: A Delicious and Easy-to-Create Treat

If you haven’t experienced bubble tea, you’re in for a treat. Tasting more like a decadent dessert than a tea drink, this beverage is guaranteed to tickle your taste buds. Here’s how to make your own bubble tea at home.

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What Is Hojicha Tea and Is It Caffeinated?

Hojicha tea does contain caffeine—but it's much less than coffee and other forms of black and green tea. If you’re sensitive to caffeine and still want the health benefits of green tea, it’s a lower-caffeine choice.

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5 Ways to Save Money on Green Tea (And Still Get the Health Benefits)

Green tea is a tasty and healthy beverage, but drinking it every day can get expensive. This article looks at five simple ways to save money on green tea.

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Chocolate Berry Lollipop Smoothie

This delicious and healthy smoothie reminds me of a certain lollipop that I loved when I was growing up.

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Can You Substitute Brown Sugar for White Sugar in Tea?

How substituting brown sugar for white sugar in your tea affects the flavor and health benefits.

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What Is Madagascar Coconut White Tea?

This article explores the flavor and health benefits of Madagascar coconut white tea.

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The Amazing Story of the World’s Rarest Coffee

Never heard of Black Ivory coffee? Here’s your chance to learn more about the world’s most exclusive java.

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Visiting SummerWind Vineyard in Smithfield, Virginia

An in-depth look at a small vineyard in coastal Virginia that should be added to the must-do list for any wine lover visiting the area.

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The Amazing Science Behind Earl Grey Tea

Discover how tea makers create the unique blend in Early Grey tea!

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7 Pros and 7 Cons of Stovetop Coffee Percolators

While stovetop coffee percolators are a great way to brew coffee, they do also have some downsides. This article looks at the advantages and disadvantages of these coffee makers.

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The Invention of Cocktails (Plus Today's Top Tipples)

When did people start mixing different liquors together and calling the result a cocktail?

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14 Must-Try Cocktails Bars in Leicester Square

If you are in the mood for a drink or two while exploring London, then head to Leicester Square. This vibrant area is home to some of the best bars in the city, serving up delicious cocktails that are sure to tantalize your taste buds.

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10 Basic Food and Wine Pairing Tips for Beginners

Here are 10 simple tips for pairing food and wine to help make your dining experience more enjoyable.

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Heavenly Green Smoothie With Spinach, Banana, and Mango

This sweet and simple smoothie is packed with nutrition and flavor. Baby spinach, banana, mango and yogurt are the only ingredients needed. A simple smoothie with a heavenly taste.

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Can You Make Matcha Without a Bamboo Whisk?

Can you make matcha without a bamboo whisk? Find out whether there are alternative ways to make matcha if you don't yet have a whisk.

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Matcha Protein Frappuccino (Zero Refined Sugar)

This is an up-leveled version of a Starbucks matcha frappuccino. Feel good about what you're putting into your body!

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6 Disadvantages of Using a French Press to Brew Coffee

While there can be no doubt that French presses produce tasty coffee, there can also be some downsides to these makers. This article lists and looks at six issues that people can have with French presses.

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7 Advantages of French Press Coffee Makers

When it comes to tasty beverages, French presses are seen by many coffee connoisseurs as the best coffee makers. This article lists and looks at seven pros of using one of these devices.

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Rakia, the National Balkan Drink: Traditions, Facts & More

In many Balkan countries, rakia is considered to be the national drink. The beverage is made by distilling fermented fruit.

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Cool and Refreshing Pineapple Mojito Mocktail Recipe

Delicious and cooling pineapple mojito recipe for summer. Video included.

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Is Cardamom in Coffee Good for You?

Find out what health benefits a pinch of cardamom in your coffee could offer.

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Recipe: Honey Vanilla Matcha Latte

Love matcha? Why not make it yourself? If you're a matcha newbie, this is the perfect recipe for you to try. It's super easy and delicious.

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The Complete Guide to Brewing the Perfect Cup of Tea

From brew times to picking the perfect leaves, this article provides a step-by-step guide to making a fantastic cup of tea.

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Papaya Cardamom Milkshake Recipe

Enjoy this smooth, silky and very delicious papaya cardamom milkshake. Video included.

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How to Drink Coffee the Italian Way

Italy is well known for its traditional coffee culture. I give some pointers on how to enjoy your coffee 'the Italian way', from the comfort of your own home (or coffee shop). Despite the recent introduction of American chains, Italy's coffee culture remains unique in the world!

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Virgin Grape Mojito Recipe: The Perfect Summer Cooler

This green grape mojito is healthy, cooling and refreshing. Perfect for the summer! Recipe video included.

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Coconut Cardamom Milkshake Recipe

Try this delicious, healthy and delicately cardamom-flavoured coconut milkshake. Recipe video included.

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Refreshing Chilli Papaya Juice Drink: Indian-Style Recipe

Enjoy this refreshing chilli-flavoured papaya juice drink that's perfect for summer! Recipe video included.

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Beetroot Carrot Date Juice Recipe

This healthy and tasty juice will make you feel energetic and fresh.

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Energy-Boosting Carrot Milkshake Recipe

This carrot milkshake is tasty, healthy, and loved by kids and adults alike.

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5 Great Ways to Use Pickle Juice

Put your pickle juice to use with these five simple and delicious recipes.

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Unique Beverages From Around the World You've Never Heard Of

There are some strange brews waiting to be sampled—fermented mare's milk, anyone? Some are perhaps best left untouched.

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Seven Perfect Teas to Sample From Oregon Tea Traders

Oregon Tea Traders is a small business that specializes in loose leaf teas and artisanal blends. The teas come in all different types and flavors: black, green, chai, herbal, floral, and vegetal. The company promotes ethical trading and sustainable farming. It also promotes health and wellness.

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All About Jameson Cold Brew Plus 7 Tasty Recipes

What is Jameson Cold Brew? Learn all about the drink, calories, alcohol content, plus seven great recipes and suggestions.

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Review of the Braun MultiServe Coffee Machine

I was searching for a coffee maker capable of brewing both single cups and full urns of excellent tasting coffee. The Braun KF9170SI, which does not rely on the use of pods, appeared to be the best option.

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Review of the TaoTonics TT-CM001 Coffee Maker

I was searching for a reasonably priced coffee maker that could brew several cups of great-tasting coffee at one time. The TaoTronics TT-CM001 appeared to be an excellent option.

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Dairy-Free Dragon Fruit Banana Smoothie

Do you love smoothies? Try this simple recipe for a dairy-free dragon fruit banana smoothie.

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Five Autumn Cocktails for a Warm and Cozy Season

It's fall! Enjoy these five autumn-themed cocktails are sure to put anyone in the mood for a warm and cozy season.

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Refreshing Summer Iced Tea Recipe (With English Breakfast Tea)

In need of a crisp, refreshing drink? This easy iced tea recipe makes the perfect summer mocktail. Everyone will love this tasty summer drink!

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Spicy Tea Two Ways: Iced Summer and Hot Winter Variations

Need something refreshing to sip on for the summer? Need something warm for the winter? Healthy and delicious, this spicy tea won’t let you down! Enjoy it hot in the winter or iced in the summer.

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Jamun (Black Plum) Smoothie Recipe

Try this healthy, cooling, and immunity-boosting jamun smoothie drink and share your feedback.

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Lychee Mojito Mocktail Recipe

Try this very delicately flavoured, cooling and refreshing lychee mojito drink Recipe video included.

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Exploring Limoncello: History and 7 Recipes!

First learn the story of limoncello, that puckery-sweet lemon liqueur from the Isle of Capri. Then we find a recipe for homemade limoncello and how to use it in cooking and baking.

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How to Make a Perfect, Easy, Lazy Mint Julep

Have you ever wanted to make a mint julep but didn't have the time or ingredients to make it the "real" way? This lazy, tasty mint julep recipe is for you!

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Mandarin Orange Mojito Mocktail Recipe

Refreshing orange mojito mocktail prepared with fresh kinoo (mandarin oranges). Recipe video included.

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Quick and Easy Mango Papaya Smoothie Recipe

Refresh your day with a simple mango papaya smoothie. Here's how to make this easy smoothie at home!

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How to Make a Classic Negroni Cocktail: The Perfect Apéritif

How to make a classic bitter Italian cocktail. The drink is not only delicious, but it's also the perfect apéritif.

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Best 3 Personal Blenders for Shakes and Smoothies

Personal blenders are great for making yourself a refreshing and tasty shake or smoothie. This article looks at three of the best currently available.

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Lauki (Bottle Gourd) Juice Recipe

A natural coolant and detox, bottle gourd juice is easy to make at home. Includes recipe video!

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Best 3 Stainless Steel Coffee Travel Mugs

Travel mugs enable coffee drinkers to access their favorite beverage anywhere, even on the go. This article lists my top three mugs, along with my reasons and experiences.