Allison Bannister

Allison Bannister
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It was while living abroad in China, immersed in the Chinese language and culture, that Allison cultivated her adoration for tea-drinking and Eastern healing philosophies. She graduated with honors from Boston University with a major in marketing and a minor Mandarin Chinese. After studying nutrition and integrative health, she led the development of an innovative wellness center for adults with Autism. Allison now lives in Los Angeles and loves reading, yoga, all things healthy-living, and her furbaby, Leo.

The Best Cinnamon Tea, Health Benefits And 3 Recipes

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How to do a 3-Day Sugar Detox to Reset Your Mind and Body

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All About Turmeric: Health Benefits + 3 Tasty Turmeric Tea Recipes

If you’ve ever had Indian food, you’ve probably had turmeric. It’s what gives curry dishes (and curry powder!) that vivid orangish-yellow color.  It’s also one...

Tea vs Coffee: The Ultimate Guide

Worldwide, coffee and tea are among the most widely consumed beverages. (1) A whopping 1.6 billion cups of coffee are consumed every day! (2) That’s...

Decaf Tea: The Pros and Cons

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How (and Why) to Eat Seasonally

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Earl Grey Apple Spice Pancakes

These easy-to-make pancakes require just 9 ingredients! Each bite has bergamot notes with earl grey tea blended right into the batter!

Golden Ginger Drink

Refresh and revitalize with this spicy-tangy golden ginger drink - finished with unsweetened coconut milk, adding creamy texture and a tropical flavor.

Chagaccino

If you’re trying to ditch caffeine but enjoys the comforting flavor of a cappuccino, a Chagacinno may be what you’re looking for.

Healthy Brown Sugar Boba

Get your boba tea fix with good-for-you ingredients in this creamy chilled tea drink - this drink is dairy and processed sugar free!