5 Fandom Friday: Favorite Teas To Consume While Blogging

As soon as my college years ended and I quit drinking coffee, I formed a strong addiction to tea.  It is by far my favorite thing to drink and I consume countless cups on a daily basis.  I love branching out and trying new flavors but since I still need to invest in a steeper for my new apartment, I haven’t been drinking many loose leaf teas as of late.  My signature drink is a treinta unsweetened iced green tea from Starbucks but for the purpose of this post and due to the never ending winter I’m going to stick to hot teas.  Here are my favorites!

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1) Tazo Zen Tea – Zen tea is a delicious blend of green tea, lemongrass and a hint of spearmint.  It’s my current favorite tea and since it’s always stocked in my office, I definitely drink it more than all others!

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2) Tazo Chai Tea – Chai tea is such a delight!  I drink this when I’m really craving a high dose of caffeine.  It’s a mix of black tea, cinnamon, cardamom, black pepper and spices.  The spicier, the better!

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3) Yogi Kombucha Green Tea – I recently saw what kombucha looks like in a Buzzfeed post and it is just so delicious that the horrifying photos do not even deter me from drinking this in the slightest.  Proceed with caution if curiosity gets the best of you!

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4) Tazo Earl Grey Tea – Mmm just thinking about the citrusy bergamot oil used in this black tea is giving me a craving.  Earl Grey is also made with lavender essence.  In fact, I think I’ll go grab some right now…

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5) Trader Joe’s Organic Cranberry Green Tea – This is my favorite tea of all time and SADLY it was discontinued a few years ago.  I was actually in tears when I heard it would no longer be available.  Every sip is like a tangible perfection in your mouth.  It’s on the sweeter side and I would guzzle this tea like it were going out of style (little did I know, it would).  Every once in a while I’ll find an errant tea bag in one of my old purses and it elates me beyond belief.  I’m so hesitant to try other Trader Joe’s teas after the discontinuation of this tea scarred me for life.

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13 Responses to “5 Fandom Friday: Favorite Teas To Consume While Blogging”

  1. I’m a coffee drinker through and through, but I’ve ALWAYS wanted to branch out to teas! I do love the iced teas from Starbucks, as well as the Chai Tea Lattes. Definitely going to try some of these. Yes, maybe even the Kombucha HAHA

  2. B says:

    I love a nice cup of tea, especially with the snow we’ve been dealing with lately!

  3. Cate says:

    I love this post as I’m always looking for new teas to try out xoxo

  4. Megan says:

    I’m definitely a serious tea drinker. My favourite is Earl Grey (with extra bergamot if possible). But I also love a good cup of mint or chai.

  5. Mmmm Earl Grey is my favorite! I drink so much of it while working on my dissertation that I should really dedicate my work to Twinings!

    Great post! I’m not a big snacker, and I like that you chose teas. So many new flavors to try!

  6. Meghan Sara says:

    If you like the green teas, and don’t mind spearmint, next Christmas you should stock up on Trader Joe’s Peppermint Green Tea. I’m slowly parcelling out the two remaining boxes from when I swept the shelves of this stuff at the end of last year. Celestial Seasonings makes a tea called “Candy Cane Lane” which is close, but a little sweeter and less “fresh” tasting than the TJ version. Alas we have to wait ten more months for mint to be back in vogue!

    • Kristin says:

      I actually have the Trader Joe’s Peppermint Green Tea in my cabinet right now! I love the seasonal teas they release. The only thing I don’t like about them is that they’re decaf!

  7. Nina says:

    I’m beyond sad that that cranberry green tea has been discontinued! I’ve never had it before, but it sounds so delicious :(

  8. Alexa S. says:

    I’m totally obsessed with chai tea and Earl Grey tea. Have you ever tried Lady Grey? That’s definitely another favorite for me!

    • Kristin says:

      I haven’t but I just looked it up and it sounds delicious! I love Earl Grey so much is because of the citrus flavor so the addition of lemon and orange peel sounds delightful!

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