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11/17/12 10:33 P
I love tea in any weather
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11/17/12 10:28 P
I just stopped coffee-- too much caffeine for me. And I LOVE hot chocolate, but that has too many calories for my weight loss goals.
I find if it is a tea like Earl Grey, Chai Spice, Chocolate Mint...one tablespoon of cream and a dash of sea salt makes a very satisfying drink at only 50 calories.
If it is a citrus tea--like anything that goes with lime, lemon, orange....a teaspoon of Coconut oil and a dash of sea salt makes it all the more yummy --still under 50 calories.
My favorite teas are herbal blends, or green or white tea. I like a lot of flavor, so the new Tea's I just tried today are fabulous.
They both are holiday teas from "Stash". The first is called "White Christmas" and it is made from white tea, peppermint and ginger root. I added a table spoon of cream and a dash of sea salt and it was so delicious.
The second is called "Christmas Eve"-- it is made with cinnamon, orange peel, spearmint, vanilla extract, orange oil, cinnamon oil and clove flavor. Also added the cream and dash of salt--very satisfying and I am not missing my coffee or chocolate milk at all.
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11/17/12 10:16 P
yes, I do. It's so warming and soothing to make a pot of tea on a cold day.
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11/17/12 9:15 P
Nope, I'm a coffee person through and through, just can't get into tea. Keep some around for my husband, who likes it when he has a cold or cough, or if I have company that likes a cup of tea. Tried to like tea though.
11/17/12 8:06 P
In my area we have a chain called Teavana that sells incredibly fresh, fragrant, high quality loose leaf teas. I absolutely love that store and have enjoyed many cups of delicious tea thanks to them (way better than bagged grocery store bought tea).
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11/17/12 7:05 P
No Thank You... I prefer coffee!
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I love tea all year round, but especially when it is cold weather.
11/17/12 5:30 P
yuck , i like soup or hot cocoa
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11/17/12 5:04 P
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Loose leaf is my favorite, but I like anything if it has good flavor: earl grey, mint, french vanilla... I really enjoy coffee, but try to limit myself... and I like the 25 cal hot chocolate too!
Right now I'm drinking earl grey tea with cream and stevia.
Edited by: MEG-NATALIA07 at: 11/17/2012 (14:25)
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11/17/12 1:54 P
Yes, love tea. Also love coffee and Swiss Miss 25 calorie hot chocolate.
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11/17/12 1:17 P
Yes, I sure do. Currently enjoying a cup of herbal tea. Yesterday I picked up some new green tea with mint and I can't wait to try it.
Thinking about asking for an electronic kettle for Christmas, one where I can select the water temp.
11/17/12 1:15 P
loving herbal teas like honey vanilla chamomile, earl grey tea, sleeptime tea, peper mint, are just a few of my favorites.
Edited by: DIETER27 at: 11/17/2012 (13:18)
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only recently, but all i drink so far is sleepytime tea after work
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My favorite is Tension Tamers :)
Need to start making a pot in the evenings again
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Yes, peppermint is my favorite!
Give up everything you love, and everything that tastes good = weight loss! Simple as that!
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