Mint juleps are a sign that spring and summer are here. Perhaps you have taken a trip and enjoyed Disneyland's Mint Julep Recipe or know that mint julep recipes are made around the time of the Kentucky Derby. Did you know on average 12,000 mint juleps are served in the 2 days of the Kentucky Derby races? It takes 1000 pounds of mint to make them all!
Whether you are asking yourself:
What are the best mocktail recipes?
How do you make a mint julep?
What are some great recipes with mint leaves?
How do I get the most flavor out of mint leaves?
Can I make mint julep without alcohol?
Or what are some of the coolest cocktails in the world?
Then you have come to the right place! Let's dive into some of that goodness here, shall we?
Before we start: This herbal information is just that, information. This blog post and I DO NOT INTEND to treat, cure, or diagnose any disease or illness. This is for informational, educational and entertainment purposes only....
The clouds rolled in and there is a bit of summer drizzle. I'm wearing my first sweater of the season and that means that tea season is right around the corner! But the question looms like the clouds ... green tea or herbal tea, which is better?
We have all seen online and in the news that green tea is high in antioxidants, those free-radical killing little guys that we all need to keep our bodies healthy and free from junk. Green tea is lower in caffeine than black tea, and green tea is frequently used for weight loss. But what about herbal tea? The benefits of herbal tea also consumes areas of the news and social media. Turmeric tea is great for inflammation and arthritis, elderberry for boosting the immune system, herbal teas geared for detox and weight loss abound.
That sure is a lot of options! Let's dive in and see which tea is really better and which tea has the most health benefits.
First lets see what the benefits of green tea...