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Chill Out on National Iced Tea Day!

Mighty LeafJune 10th, 2014 by Mighty Leaf
National Iced Tea Day

With summer right around the corner it’s perfect timing for National Iced Tea Day. Start developing your daily chill out routine by choosing fresh-brewed, all natural and zero calorie iced tea that delivers ultimate refreshment. Go one step further and experiment with mixing up delicious and unique iced tea based beverages like an Earl Grey Arnold Palmer. Check out our simple recipe and enjoy! Read More…

Jessie Et Laurent – Sustenance, Tailored and Delivered

May 2nd, 2014 by Dustin Staples

Who has time to cook during the work week?

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Bay Area fans, have you tried Jessie et Laurent in San Rafael, CA? We’re big fans! “Thoughtfully prepared meals delivered right to your door.”

We had a lunch to remember!
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Enter to Win The Ultimate Artisan Tea and Taste Experience Getaway!

March 20th, 2014 by Dustin Staples
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We’re excited to announce the Ultimate Artisan Tea and Taste Experience Getaway Sweepstakes in connection with our sponsorship of Spa Week and partnership with the Hotel Vitale of the Joie de Vivre group.

Enter here for the chance to win and sip away to your city oasis! Read More…

Visit us at Expo West for a Chance to Win!

Mighty LeafMarch 5th, 2014 by Mighty Leaf
Expo West

Are you headed to the Natural Product Expo West show? Come mix it up with us at booth 2975 as we serve up hot tea samples and unique iced tea beverages using our whole leaf iced tea pouch. We’re also excited to show you our new trade show booth that highlights the whole leaf goodness and artisan crafted natures of our products.

We’re also running a contest with prizes that include an Ipad 2, Year’s Worth of Tea and more.  Read More…

Orange Dulce Marteani

December 14th, 2013 by admin

Our latest Mighty Leaf recipe is for a delectable Orange Dulce Marteani. After one of our office parties a few of us stumbled upon this simple infusion of herbs, leaf tea, and vodka. Surprise friends and family with our unique twist on a classic cocktail.

All you need is your favorite vodka and a Mighty Leaf Orange Dulce tea pouch. Simply pour the vodka, steep your tea pouch for around 15 minutes or so and enjoy! Make in a batch to serve in bulk for a holiday party or have partygoers steep their own.

Pick up the ingredients here.

Teas The Season – New Holiday Arrivals

November 21st, 2013 by admin
Holiday Tea Chest Collection

Teas the season for sharing the ritual and warmth of drinking tea. We’re excited about the launch of new signature Mighty Leaf products for the holiday. Whether you’re looking for a tea pouch, loose leaf gift or teaware, our new holiday lineup makes gifting easy. Everyone’s a fan of tea, they just might not know it yet.

 

HOLIDAY GIFT COLLECTION

Click an item to start your holiday shopping today!

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Signature Selection

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Loose Tea Chest

Holiday Tea Chet Collection

Holiday Tea Chest Collection

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Tea Top Brew Mug

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Holiday Blend

Holiday Tea Tree

November 10th, 2013 by admin
Holiday Tea Tree

Teas the season! We always enjoy seeing how we can put a holiday twist on tea. At a recent holiday photo shoot we created this tea tree.

Set your seasonal table in style with diaphanous pouches and tea liquor glowing in ornaments. Hang your favorite pouches from a tree and let guests choose their tea to pair with dessert. Stay tuned for new holiday items coming soon.

Green Tea Buns

July 30th, 2013 by admin

Marketing Intern Cole Margen returns to the kitchen and shares a surprising new tea recipe.
–Editor’s Note

Recently, I’ve been more and more interested in the potential for tea in actual food–especially desserts! I can’t think of a better way to explore the complex flavors found in tea than by including them in my edible creations. And last weekend I had a delicious success with green tea steamed buns!

Green tea buns, or “mushi pan” as they are known in Japanese, are super easy to make, tasty, and reasonably healthy, considering they are steamed instead of fried or baked. They go great as a dessert or a light afternoon snack during tea time. The buns use matcha green tea to really bring color and a unique tea flavor to the dish. Matcha as a drink is slightly vegetal, and buttery, which makes it a perfect addition to the buns.

Here’s the recipe I like best. It uses honey and yogurt to bring added moisture to the buns. These buns are best enjoyed on their own, or with a cup of tea. They are a great summertime dessert to make for family and friends and are also easy to prepare. One batch of buns takes about a total of 20 minutes from start to finish. Enjoy, fellow tea enthusiasts and until next time be well and drink more tea.

Beat the heat with Matcha Lemonade

June 7th, 2013 by admin

Technically it’s not summer yet, but look around. The sun is out and you’re already spending more time outdoors, just soaking it in. But all that good weather can be thirsty work. That’s why we at Mighty Leaf are unveiling an amazing new drink recipe that brings the antioxidant power of green tea to the thirst-quenching goodness of a summertime favorite. Learn to make Matcha Lemonade by watching our newest video!




Matcha Lemonade

Inspired by the surging popularity of matcha and made possible its incredible flexibility, Matcha Lemonade will impress even the pickiest critic. If you prefer written recipes over videos, check out the steps below. Be sure to share pictures of you, your families and friends enjoying this beverage all summer. We’ll be looking for them on Facebook, Twitter and Google+.

Matcha Lemonade

Ingredients

  • 1 tsp. Mighty Leaf Matcha
  • 1 oz. cool water
  • 7 oz. lemonade
  • 1 oz. agave nectar
  • 1 mint sprig
  • ice

Steps

  1. Whisk matcha and cool water together until matcha dissolves.
  2. Pour matcha liquid and lemonade into a glass together and add ice.
  3. Add agave nectar and shake together to mix.
  4. Serve in a glass and garnish with fresh mint leaves.

Memorial Day Cocktails

May 24th, 2013 by admin

Time’s running out to make final preparations for your legendary Memorial Day BBQ. You’ve got grass-fed steaks and veggie burgers galore; your famous potato salad is in the works; and the biggest watermelon your arms could carry is stashed in the cupboard. There’s only one crucial element missing: unforgettable beverages for the adult crowd. Don’t worry. Mighty Leaf’s got you covered. Check out these amazing tea cocktails guaranteed to make your cookout a hit.

These delicious beverages were designed by H. Joseph Erhmann, the beloved mixologist behind San Francisco’s Elixir Saloon and The Boothby Center for the Beverage Arts, and reinvent a couple of hot weather favorites. Check out the recipes below and send us photos on Facebook, Twitter or Google+ of you trying out these recipes at your own parties.

Southern Pacific Julep

Ingredients

Steps

  1. Muddle the leaves of one healthy mint sprig
  2. Add the Ginger Peach tea syrup*
  3. Add bourbon and fill with crushed ice
  4. Stir and garnish with more mint.

*Tea Syrup – brew a batch of Ginger Peach Tea and add sugar, equal parts by volume.

Kabuki Lemonade

Ingredients

Steps

  1. Muddle the leaves of one healthy mint sprig in a shaker
  2. Add the Matcha tea syrup*
  3. Add the vodka and lemon juice
  4. Fill with ice
  5. Shake hard for 10 seconds and strain over fresh ice. Garnish with more mint.

*Tea Syrup – brew a batch of Matcha Tea and add sugar, equal parts by volume.

Mighty Leaf at NRA 2013

May 20th, 2013 by admin
Mighty Leaf's booth at NRA 2013

Things are still in high gear out in Chicago where the Mighty Leaf Tea’m is hard at work wowing customers and brewing up a good time at the National Restaurant Association show. Tea is making a big impression with the crowd this year as a beverage for all seasons and menus. Showcasing that versatility is one of the most exciting booths we’ve ever had. Here it is before the crowds arrive for the day.

Mighty Leaf's booth at NRA 2013

As you can see, there are several different serving stations where thirsty guests can enjoy hot tea, iced tea, fruit-infused tea, and matcha-based beverages! All of it served along with a helping of that famous Mighty Leaf hospitality.

The Mighty Leaf Matcha Tea Bar

If you’re in the Chicago area, be sure to stop by booth 1840 today or tomorrow before the show ends to share a little tea with us. Those not within driving distance, let us know on Twitter or Facebook which of the drinks you would sample if you could join us!