Try a Refreshing Rooibos Summer Smoothie

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Rooibos Tea is becoming more popular as tea drinkers discover its great taste and health benfits. Caffeine-free, rooibos is a great-tasing herbal tea. Here is a delicious summer smoothie using rooibos. Before you begin, gather these ingredients. 1 quart (liter) of cold Rooibos Tea 1 quart (liter) of orange juice 1 quart (liter) ginger ale 2 cups soda water 1 …

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Rooibos Tea Will Help Your Garden Grow

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How does your garden grow? It may grow better if you use Rooibos Tea.  An herbal tea, Rooibos is grown exclusively in the Cedarberg Mountains of South Africa. After having a cup of Rooibos, add the tea bag to your garden.  Rooibos increases the nitrogen in soil, which makes the soil more productive.  Also, it will give the worms in …

Valentine’s Day Tea Recipes: Soup Using Rooibos

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All this week, we will be featuring recipes that use tea or go well with tea to help you prepare for Valentine’s Day. When making dinner for your valentine, you dont want to start with the entree.  Begin with a soup or salad to show your culinary skill.  Why not make a soup using one of the healthies teas around, …

Drink Rooibos Tea for Your Liver

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Many stories have emerged about the health benefits of black and green tea. Now, researchers are beginning to discover the health benefits of rooibos tea.  A study from South Africa’s Cape Peninsula University of Technology has shown that rooibos aids your liver.  Rooibos was shown to improve liver function and protect against oxidative damage. Although the study has only been …

How To Make Rooibos Tea Gin

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Looking to spice up your favorite gin drink?  How about making Rooibos Tea Gin?  It is really easy and the hardest part is letting it steep.  Recipe courtesy of CBS Morning Show and Gin Palace. The quality of your Rooibos Tea Gin will be affected by the quality of your Rooibos Tea.   Use a quality Rooibos, such as Ridgways Rooibos …

Try a Rooibos Cocktail

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Ever consider a tea cocktail? This cocktail is called “Ride the High Country” and uses Rooibos Tea.   This cocktail recipe is from Max Messier, who can be followed on twitter @brooklynbarchef  Also, you can watch him make this cocktail on YouTube. Ingredients: Ride the High Country • 1.5 oz. The Black Grouse • 1 oz. South African Rooibos Tea Concentrate …

Is Climate Change Threating Rooibos Tea?

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Mostly because of its health benefits, rooibos tea is now enjoyed by more tea drinkers than ever before. Rooibos (an Afrikaans word for red bush) tea has exploded in popularity. Since 1999, rooibos exports from South Africa have increase 4 times. Rooibos only grows in the Cedarburg Mountains of South Africa. Actually, it only grows in a very small area. …

Recipe for Fudge Made with Rooibos Tea

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This sounds great, and we will be trying it.  You should really try this recipe for fudge made with rooibos tea.  Make sure to use Intaba Tea for best results: Ingredients: 50 ml strong black Rooibos Tea (almost 17 ounces) 1 kg sugar (35 ounces) 250 ml evaporated milk (8 1/2 ounces) 115 g butter or margarine (1/4 pound) 5 …