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Hot Chocolate Mug Cake (Ready in 1 minute!)

As a single person who also lives alone, the issue I face with cooking and baking is portion control. After a long day, sometimes a hot and gooey treat would really hit the spot. However, making a huge pan of anything is a chore and is a whole…
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Morning Boost Green Smoothie

Spring is (supposedly) on its way and (supposedly) buds should be thinking about popping and flowers should be considering blooming. The world once again should have some colors in it other than snow-white and rock-salt grey. Celebrate the return…
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Top 4 Reasons Why YOU Shouldn't Drink Matcha...

We get it, matcha just isn’t for everyone. Staunch coffee drinkers that refuse to try any beverage that is “green” or timid tea drinkers still clutching their tea bags for support maybe simply can’t handle the awesomeness that is powdered…
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Matcha Taste Different At Home? Here's Why.

Matcha tasting different when you make it at home? Making a delicious mug of matcha at home isn’t difficult, but there are some simple tips and tricks to give you the perfect in store result. It's Bitter. The number one reason why the…
ceremonial matcha
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Basic Grade Vs. Ceremonial Matcha

You wouldn’t call a 4-door sedan a Rolls Royce, and Belgian chocolate is just better than American. For all their similarities, one product is simply superior to another. This inherent superiority is most obviously reflected in the difference…
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Our Tea Story - Short, Sweet & Simple

3 Leaf Tea is a specialty tea shop and café based in Auburn, New York. In a small town of around 30,000 people at the heart of New York State, a trendy shop selling unique Chinese and Japanese teas is not something one would expect to find.…
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Caffeine Content In Matcha - How Much Is Really In It?

For me and many people like me, caffeine is king and we are content to live under its reign. However, more than a few people suffer at the figurative hands of King Caffeine. There is growing awareness about caffeine intolerance and sensitivity…
Add Raw Cacao Into Your Diet

Beyond Hot Chocolate: 7 Delicious and Healthy Ways to Add Raw Cacao Into Your Diet

Hot chocolate isn’t the only way to enjoy raw cacao’s sweet benefits. Cacao is high in antioxidants and helps to lower blood pressure. Consuming cacao is also said help improve your mood, too. Honestly though, who feels sad eating chocolate?…
cheap matcha
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"But... I Can Buy Cheaper Matcha at the Grocery Store"

A bad first impression of a new food or drink can have a negative impact that lasts your whole life. That is a darn shame. Matcha, especially often, gets an undeserved bad reputation. A lot of cafes and grocery stores sell low-quality matcha…
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Get Tipsy with Our Boozy Recipes!

3 Leaf Tea is proud to introduce two new recipes using our signature hot chocolate and matcha products that are especially for adults.* We all feel a little more festive after a cup of something that has a little warmth going down; hard cider,…