Prevent Winter Weight Gain with Tea

In Colorado, we know how to embrace the colder seasons. Vacationers flock to our state for world-class mountains and snow, families visit ski towns during the holidays, and in our foodie hometown of Boulder, the locals warm up with their favorite seasonal flavors.

Prevent Winter Weight Gain with these 9 Teas

The first snow of the season has fallen in Colorado, and as we wake up to the white-capped mountains in the distance, we begin to dream about the epic skiing, snowboarding, and snowshoeing awaiting us in the mountains. We know that the colder weather and shorter days will also bring a special charm to the streets as Boulder prepares for the holidays with twinkling lights. However, that same seasonal change brings with it seemingly inevitable winter weight gain.

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5 Yoga Practices (And Their Perfect Tea Pairing)

September is National Yoga Month, and for the team at Pekoe Sip House, an ideal time to celebrate the connection between tea and the practice of yoga.

Traditionally, tea is served after class to help the mind and body process the yoga practice and prepare for the transition into a busy day. During this time, we mentally and physically move from an individual experience on the mat to the social experience of sharing tea. One of the most popular types of tea for this purpose is called ‘yogi tea.’ Pekoe House Chai is very similar to yogi tea, incorporating traditional Ayurvedic spices such as cinnamon, cardamom, ginger, and cloves into an Assam black tea base. To serve as yogi tea is served, sweeten this spirited black tea blend with milk and honey.

Healthy Tea for Yoga Lovers

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How Loose Leaf Tea is Better For the Environment & Your Body

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There are many reasons that we here at Pekoe Sip House have chosen to specialize in loose leaf tea, and I’ll give you a hint: It’s not just about the flavor! As a B-Corp, we are committed to harnessing the power of business to solve social and environmental problems.

In honor of Earth Day, we want to remind our customers and neighbors why we care so much about environmentally friendly practices:

We are constantly looking for ways to reduce our footprint and leave this world better than we found it.

That’s why all our locations being wind powered, we compost all our tea and coffee grounds, which customers can pick up from us to use in their gardens. Also, the paper and plastic products we use are over 99% compostable with ceramic options for reuse in house.

We have chosen to reduce our impact on the environment not just by composting our tea and coffee grounds, but by making the type of tea we serve more environmentally friendly to begin with.

There are many reasons why loose leaf tea is preferable to tea bags.

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5 Teas Runners Should Drink for Energy & Health

Something magical happens when you run — first you feel like dying, then you feel reborn. At least, that’s a common phrase shared often on social media. How quickly you’re reborn is, of course, relative.

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Regardless if it’s your first run or your five hundredth (or if you’ve lost count!), these 5 teas runners should drink can help you achieve your best.

Tea is not only refreshing — especially iced tea on a summer’s day or after a long run — tea can also help recharge muscles and benefit performance. Tea can boost energy, too. Which sounds like all the things you need to get past the “feel like dying” stage and into the “reborn” joyful state of running.

Infuse Tea into Your Running Routine

And sip the health benefits with the following five teas.

No matter if you’re a new runner with a first-time half marathon goal or a seasoned runner with more race medals than shoes (is that even possible?), you can benefit from the five following teas we hand-selected to give you the energy and nutrients your pavement-pounding body needs.

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