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Tiger Tea Pumpkin Carrot Soup October 11 2016

Pumpkin carrot soup

Knock knock.

Who’s there?

Orange.

Orange who?

Orange you glad we’re making pumpkin carrot soup? Seriously, the chill in the air is no joke when your hands are freezing and you’re hungry as heck. This colourful, healthy seasonal homemade soup is just the ticket. Funny enough, it’s super easy to make. Just save the flesh of your jack-o-lantern, add some other veggies and a teaspoon of Tiger Tea for seasoning, and you’re laughing. (If you use Tiger Tea Cinnamon Hearts you'll have a sweeter savoury soup.) Make a big batch and freeze some for later.  All the coziness of this soup will make your entire body happy.

 Ingredients:

4 cups vegetable or chicken stock

1 large onion, chopped

2 tablespoons coconut oil

1 teaspoon Tiger Tea (any flavor)

1 teaspoon chili flakes

1 teaspoon sea salt to taste

1 cup fresh pumpkin, peeled and cut in chunks

1 cup carrots, peeled and cut in chunks

2 red potatoes, peeled and cut in chunks

1 cup coconut cream or milk

fresh lime juice

Instructions: 

Put stock in a large pot to boil.

Fry onion in coconut oil until soft. Turn off heat and add Tiger Tea and chili flakes.

Transfer the pan contents to the stock pot, add the pumpkin, carrots and potatoes.

Bring it all to a boil then reduce heat, cover and simmer for 1 hour.

Once the soup is cooked soft, use a hand blender, or pour the soup into to a standing blender, and puree until smooth.   

Return to low heat stovetop, add the coconut cream and heat through, (don't boil.)

Serve with a squeeze of lime, and garnish with chili flakes for extra heat if desired.


Iced Turmeric Latte July 15 2016

Sun’s out, yum’s out.  We’re slaying all those other loaded iced beverages with a healthier summer drink that will crush your thirst and make you roar. This iced turmeric latte is the ultimate in functional sipping, busting with fierce flavours, antioxidants and powerful health benefits without the  sugar, caffeine and calories. And it’s no sweat to make. Just brew yourself some Tiger Tea and chill till cold. Pour over ice and add your favourite milk or cream. Intense. Delicious. You’ll be lifting these all summer long.  

2 teaspoons Tiger Tea

1 cup boiling water

1/4 cup milk (soy, almond, or any type you like) or cream.

1 teaspoon honey (optional)

1 whole star anise

1 whole cinnamon stick

Brew Tiger Tea with infuser in cup. (Add honey if using.) Place in fridge to cool. When cooled, pour over ice in glass and pour in your milk milk. Garnish with a whole star anise and cinnamon stick.

Make a batch: Brew a whole pot of Tiger Tea for a weeks worth of Iced Turmeric Lattes, and pour a new glass everyday. Use 3 t’s of Tiger Tea to 5 cups boiling water.

 


Golden Goddess: Tiger Tea Turmeric Latte September 22 2015

 

You’re going to fall madly in love with this divine beauty. Also known as Golden Milk, this smooth and silky turmeric latte is miraculously easy to make: all you need is Tiger Tea, milk and honey, and a yearning for blissful tranquility. The Golden Goddess has been brewed since ancient times to tame the tummy and calm the soul. But don’t be fooled by its sweet purity: it also combats the nastiest of winter colds. And the taste? Heavenly. With the warm fall flavours of cinnamon, cloves and cardamom mixed with milk, you could call this the real pumpkin spice latte (without all those artificial flavourings!)  Pure and delicious. Warm up with one on a chilly morning or cuddle up with one after dinner or before bed. It’s simply to die for.

 Ingredients:

1 t Tiger Tea (any flavour) 1 C boiling water

1 C steamed or boiled milk (nut, soy , hemp or cow)

1 T honey

Health boost: I T coconut oil.  

Extra cinnamon to sprinkle on top

Directions:

1. Prep your cup with an infuser filled with your teaspoon of Tiger Tea.

2. Boil water & pour into cup. Let it brew 2 minutes.

3. Add honey & oil if using.

4. Meantime, steam milk (or boil on stovetop on high stirring constantly till it bubbles and froths—don’t leave it alone or it will burn.)

5. Pour frothy milk into tea, scooping froth on top if you like. Fancy it up with a sprinkle of cinnamon.


Lindsay's Super Simple Kale Chips August 25 2015

Once upon a time people thought you had to be a super-chef to create kale chips. They were super wrong! With just 3 ingredients and 3 simple steps, you’ve got a delicious crunchy snack that even the average citizen can make. And kale with Tiger Tea? Now you’ve created a dynamic duo of superfoods packed with vitamins, minerals, flavonoids, and a super punch of flavour. Holy nutrition! A superfood snack that couldn't be more simple!

1 bunch fresh kale

1 T oil (coconut, sesame, olive or any type of good oil you like)

1 t Tiger Tea (straight out of the bag - no need to brew)

Directions:

1. Remove kale leaves from stems; wash and dry.

2. Toss leaves in large bowl with oil & Tiger Tea (like you're tossing a salad)

3. Spill onto parchment lined cookie sheet & slow roast in oven at 250 degrees for around 2 hours, or until crispy. (Careful not to burn)

Munch up and away!


Awesome Anytime Iced Tiger Tea June 30 2015

Iced tea is great . But too much can get you buzzed.That’s not cool when you’re just looking to chill out with a refreshing beverage. The great thing about Iced Tiger Tea is that it’s healthy, refreshing AND caffeine-free! Plus, brewing your own means you can control the amount of sugar. Sweet! With Iced Tiger Tea you won't lose any sleep over sippin' all day. Clean, free of caffeine and bodaciously delicious. Awesome.

2 teaspoons Tiger Tea  (Original or Cinnamon Hearts flavours work best)

5 Cups boiling water

4 T honey or 2 T Agave syrup

Chunk of fresh peeled ginger root (optional)

Juice of 1/2 fresh sqeezed lemon

Directions:

Add Tiger Tea in infuser teapot.

Pour boiling water into the pot through the infuser (make sure the water reaches over the bottom of the infuser so that your Tiger Tea is brewing in the water. )

 Add your sweetener type.

Add your ginger.

Put your pot of tea in fridge overnight to cool, (or pour tea mixture into other container with lid.)

The next day add lemon.

Pour over ice. Savour .

Other great additions: mint leaves; whole raspberries; mango slices (add them frozen!)

 

 


Fruit & Nut Zen Barley Salad with Tiger Tea Dressing April 01 2015

The bounty of flavours and textures in this dish balance so well, it is positively enlightened. Sweet & spicy, crunchy & chewy, the yin & yang experience will lift you to sensory nirvana. So hearty, a little will leave you full & deeply satisfied. Proof that differences can co-exist in harmony. 

We used dried apricots and almonds in this recipe for a delicate creamy crunch, but any combo will do like dried cranberries and walnuts, raisins and pecans, even cashews and dried cherries!  Mmmm...bliss.

Dressing:

½ C plain Greek yogurt

1 T honey

½ lemon, juiced

½ t Cinnamon Hearts Tiger Tea (or Original Tiger Tea with a dash of your own cinnamon)

Pinch of nutmeg & sea salt

 Barley Salad:

1 ½ C pearl barley  

4 ½ C water

1 t coconut oil

½ red onion diced

½ C sliced dried apricots

½ C slivered almonds

2 T chopped fresh parsley

 Directions:

Bring water to boil. Add barley. Fit with lid & simmer for around ½ hour or until the barley is a little chewy. Cool it down.

In the meantime, sauté onions in oil and let cool. 

Toss the barley with onions, fruit, nuts & parsley.

Whisk dressing ingredients well together and stir into the the barley salad.  Enjoy!

If you have a recipe you are using with Tiger Tea send it to us. We would love to publish it. We’ll even name it after you! Just email it to info@tigertea.ca 

 


Lisa’s Low-Fat Oatmeal Cookies with a Kick of Tiger Tea January 29 2015

 

If you think low-fat means low flavour, give yourself a good kick: A kick of Tiger Tea, that is. You’ll flip over the delicious and awesome explosion of taste that Tiger Tea unleashes on these low-fat oatmeal cookies.   Cinnamon, cloves, & star anise add sweetness, while turmeric & cardamom give your cookies a kick of a little OH YA! One bite and you’ll be kicking and screaming for more.

1 C unsweetened applesauce

1 C brown sugar

2 eggs

2 T milk of your choice

2 t pure vanilla extract

1 1/2 C flour of your choice

1 t baking soda

1/2 t salt

2 t Tiger Tea original or Serious Black Pepper Tiger Tea  (straight from the bag)

4 C oats

1/4 cup shredded coconut

1/4 cup chopped walnuts (optional)

1 C chocolate chips (optional)

Oven 325F (165C).

Whisk wet ingredients in large bowl. Sift in flour, soda, salt & Tiger Tea. Whisk it all together. Toss in the rest of the ingredients and stir like crazy. Drop spoonfuls onto ungreased baking sheets. Bake 12 minutes. Cool for about 5 minutes before devouring.

If you have a recipe you are using with Tiger Tea send it to us. We would love to publish it. We’ll even name it after you! Just email it to info@tigertea.ca

 


Tiger Tea Snack Recipe: Cathy's On-the-Go Chick Peas November 25 2014

How many things can you make with chick peas? A lot. This recipe turns your chick peas into a portable snack you can grab on the go & take anywhere.     Seriously. Anywhere: The park, gym, anthropology class, pot-luck dinner party. You name it. Toss your chick peas in Tiger Tea and you can toss the pre-packaged snacks away, leaving you a better snack for a better self. Did we mention the flavour is incredible? That’s another thing.

If you have a recipe you are using with Tiger Tea send it to us. We would love to publish it. We’ll even name it after you! Just email it to info@tigertea.ca

Cathy's On The Go Chick Peas Tossed in Tiger Tea

1 cup chick peas, canned or dried ( if using dried chick peas, soak & drain first)  

1 teaspoon olive oil (sesame oil tastes good too!)

Pinch of salt

1 teaspoon Tiger Tea (loose from the package)

 

Toss everything together in a bowl. Spill onto a baking sheet and bake in oven at 400 degrees F for around 20 minutes or until crunchy. Cool and enjoy.

 


Tiger Tea Lassi Recipe: Carol’s “Wake-Up Call” September 16 2014

We picked this recipe up at the North Delta Firehall Farmers Market this weekend from one of our customers, Carol. We chatted about how great Tiger Tea would taste in different lassi and smoothie combinations. So we made this lassi this morning and it’s AMAZING! : With protein, probiotics, antioxidants and flavonoids, it settles the tummy while rousing the senses. With each sip you’ll pucker your lips and scream “WOO!”, and then go out and crush your day!

If you have a recipe you are using with Tiger Tea send it to us. We would love to publish it. We’ll even name it after you! Here’s Carols:

Carol’s Wake-Up Call Lassi with Tiger Tea.

½ cup plain , non-fat Balkan or Greek yogurt

1Tablespoon honey

1 chunk of peeled fresh ginger

½ lemon squeezed juice

½ teaspoon Tiger Tea (loose from the package straight in)

Put all ingredients in a blender & blend (low first, working up to high.)

Enjoy!


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