Celebrate National Croissant Day with a Hot Cup of Tea

January 30th is National Croissant Day but do you know why this tasty treat is celebrated? According to Punchbowl.com, in 1683 the Turkish Empire laid siege on Vienna, Austria. The Turks made several attempts to enter the city by force, but were unsuccessful, so they decided to to dig an underground tunnel. The bakers of Vienna, who worked in the basement storerooms, heard the sound of digging and alerted the army. To make this story short, in celebration the Turks baked their bread in the shape of a crescent moon- the symbol of the Ottoman Empire. 
I usually pair my croissants with a hot cup of coffee but in honor of “National Tea Month” its only right that I take out my kettle and enjoy the refreshing flavors from the tea’s that I’ve been enjoying this month. 
My friends at Tetley Tea sent me a big box of their “Black and Green” tea line that has both Black and Green tea in one tea bag. I’ve been enjoying this tea every morning not only for the smooth taste but the benefits of drinking these tea’s are amazing. Some benefits of black and green tea include: 
  1. Stress Relief 
  2. Better Immune System
  3. Increased Energy
  4. Healthy Digestive Tract
  5. Lower Risk of Diabetes
  6. Antioxidants
  7. Increased Fat Burning and Physical Performance
  8. Lower Risk of Cancer
For more information on other Tetley teas and where to purchase visit www.tetleyusa.com 

My other friends from Good Earth sent me their “Sweetly Twisted” tea bags to try out. Sweetly Twisted tastes just like what it sounds like…SWEET! This Black Tea has the aroma that is out of this world and it tastes so good. It’s infused with hibiscus, rosehip, lemon peel, chicory root, sweet blackberry leaf, lemon oil, licorice root and other natural flavors. 
Good Earth has other flavors like Sweet and Spicy, Cocoa Tango, Mango Me Crazy, Citrus Kiss and many more. For more information and where you can buy these teas visit www.goodearth.com.

Disclosure: I was not financially compensated for this post. I received a sample for review purposes. The opinions are completely my own and based on my own experience. 

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