Nil Organic Tea Blog

  • Holiday Tips and Favorites

    Holiday Tips and Favorites

    Sweet and spicy or warm and decadent, our holiday teas complete any tradition you have this season.   Ideas, tips, and seasonal favorites here at Nil Organic Tea:   Cranberry Spice Sangria Tasting just like its name, this tea embodies the holidays.  Serve it iced with a drop of honey for a super-easy holiday treat, or steep it directly in fruit juice or red wine (instead of water) to create your own Sangria.  For Sangria: Steep it in hot juice or warmed wine, or cold-brew overnight ahead of time.  Avoid boiling the wine or the alcohol will evaporate. Favorite juices include...

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  • Cold-Brewed Tea = The easiest, most refreshing DIY

    Cold-Brewed Tea = The easiest, most refreshing DIY

    Cold Brewed Iced Tea is so easy  Even my 5-year-old could do it.The energy requirement is almost nothing and the process is incredibly simple.Here's how:1. Add loose-leaf to to a jar2.  Add coldish water3.  Let the tea steep loose 12-15 hours4. Strain, ready to drink!I use 2 tsp per 8 oz cup of water whether I'm making hot or cold tea.  So this means using 1/3 cup tea per 8 cups (1/2 gallon) of water.  If you want to sweeten, add the sugar during this step so it has time to dissolve.Then, just let it steep at least 12 hours on the counter or...

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  • Confessions of a Momtreprenuer

    Confessions of a Momtreprenuer

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    Motherhood is everything.  Difficult but fulfilling.  And owning/running a business is equally challenging yet rewarding.  Both require and insane amount work and energy.  Whether you are are career parent or stay-at-home, we all battle the juggle between accomplishing something and giving attention to our children. How do we do it? How do I do it?   1. Some days I don't. Some days, I wake up with expectations to accomplish the world with children who would be well-behaved and play independently.  But nothing works as planned and I must release my frustrations and realize that days like these are meant to be slow. ...

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  • DIY Easy Tea Latte

    DIY Easy Tea Latte

    In the amount of time it takes you to go through your coffee-stand drive through, you could have made your own tea-latte at home for pennies, saved gas, 5 bucks, and the sugars and artificial flavors they put in them.  This one pictured here?  Took 5 minutes and 25 cents.  All organic, healthful, and flavor-packed.  Here's how: 1.  Steep tea of choice double strength.  (Pictured example: Vanilla Plum Crumble, stepped 2 tablespoons in 1 cup of water). 2. While tea is steeping, heat almond milk on the stove.  When milk starts to steam or boil, whisk briskly to form a...

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  • ❄ Got the Winter Blues? ❄ We can face it together.💕

    ❄ Got the Winter Blues? ❄ We can face it together.💕

    January can be so hard.  But it gives great opportunity. It's normal to feel low during these months that the sun stays hidden, coming out for only glimpses at a time to tease us during frigidly cold days.🌨️So we retreat indoors.  But the holidays are over, so the magic just feels long gone.  Without celebrations ahead, everything just feels gloomy. 😔 And despite the sun's limited appearances in the day, it sets so dang early that our nights seem to last forever.Cold, lonely darkness.🌑 What can we glean from this?First of all, it's okay to be sad.  It's okay to feel alone.  Our...

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  • Goals for your 2019? We've got a tea for that

    Goals for your 2019? We've got a tea for that

    I hope you've had a chance to reflect on your 2018 and let your creativity flow for your 2019 goals.  Because if you have (and it's not too late if you haven't!), we've got for you:  New Year's Resolution Tea Solutions: 🥂 Tip: We want to give you actual help here, so scroll through the list and then go back to first read the ones that speak to you.  Bonus if you've got a few minutes to read the whole thing for extra resolution inspiration! 1. Exercise:🚴 Pre-Workout tea: 🏋️ Matcha:  this tea is effective for priming muscles for workouts with energy-boosting, muscle-toning, and endurance-giving...

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