Beauty Teas on the Rocks


 
Happy National Iced Tea Day!
 
Any guesses to how we’ll be celebrating? You guessed it, with our age-defying iced beauty teas, of course! Each refreshing sip delivers skin-loving antioxidants for glowing complexions that start from within.
 


 
hydrate mi beauty tea: Green rooibos contains nine different types of skin-aging fighting flavonoids and essential electrolytes to hydrate from within. Goji berries are rich in Vitamin C, necessary for collagen production.
 
de-stress mi beauty tea: Peppermint uplifts and rejuvenates the mind. Chinese liquorice and chamomile blossoms provide anti-inflammatory properties to soothe and purify from within.
 

 
Here’s an updated version of our beloved iced tea recipe featuring our skin-boosting premium loose-leaf tea blends.

 

Serves 1
Ingredients:

● 1-2 tablespoons of MIYU’s premium loose-leaf hydrate mi tea or de-stress mi tea

● 6 oz. of filtered water

● 1 tsp of agave or honey (optional)

● 1 cup of ice

● mint, strawberries or raspberries (optional)
 

 

Instructions:

1. Boil 6 oz of filtered water, then steep 1-2 tablespoons of tea in the boiled water for 10-12 minutes (the longer the better).

2. To sweeten, add 1 tsp of agave nectar or honey. Stir until the agave/honey is completely dissolved.

3. Top with 1 cup of ice.

4. Garnish with mint (de-stress mi), or strawberries and/or raspberries (hydrate-mi).

5. Stir and enjoy!
 

 


 
Cheers to beauty teas with skin benefits + National Iced Tea day for letting us enjoy them!

 

June 10, 2017   0 Comments

A skin-saving smoothie bowl… featuring Dragonfruit, strawberries & kiwis



Hello lovelies!

Now that it’s spring, we are super excited to incorporate a wide variety of fresh fruits into our diet again, and what better way to do so than through a gorgeous smoothie bowl? Today’s Beauty Eats post features a quick way to drink in your antioxidants, plus get some added probiotics! Here are their beauty benefits…



Strawberries: Providing one of the best sources of Vitamin C, strawberries are at the top of our beauty foods chart. This little berry has soothing capabilities as well – all the more reason to add them to your smoothie!

Kiwis: Did you know that kiwis contain 5x more Vitamin C and 8x more Vitamin E, than an equivalent amount of orange? Vitamin C provides super antioxidant power and vitamin E aids in cellular repair.

Dragon Fruit: Rich in vitamin C, B1, B2 and B3, and minerals such as iron, calcium, and phosphorus, this super fruit also helps reduce bad cholesterol. The fresh watery sweetness of this fruit is also perfect for spring and summer months!

Probiotic Greek Yogurt: If you suffer from skin sensitivities, recent studies have shown consuming probiotics can strengthen the skin barrier, resulting in skin that’s more resilient against potential irritants. The Chinese believe nurturing gut health is the best way to ensure healthy complexions.

Soy Milk: Soy milk contains all nine essential amino acids, which your body needs to assemble new proteins, necessary for immune function and cell energy. It is also rich in B-vitamins, a requirement for healthy, youthful skin.

hydrate mi beauty tea: Green rooibos contains nine different types of skin-aging fighting flavonoids and essential electrolytes to hydrate from within. Goji berries are rich in Vitamin C, necessary for collagen production.

Bananas: Bananas are loaded with potassium, which regulates the water content in skin cells. If your skin feels particularly parched, it may be due to insufficient potassium levels. The best thing to do is reach for a banana!

Dragon Fruit Strawberry Smoothie Bowl
 
Servings: 3 – 4
Time: 10 minutes


Ingredients:
● 2 cups frozen strawberries
● 1/2 cup cubed kiwi
● 1/2 cup cubed dragon fruit
● 1/2 cup plain Greek yogurt
● 1 cup soy milk
● 1/2 cup hydrate mi beauty tea
● 2 ripe bananas
● 1/2 cup ice

Directions:
1. Steep 1 tsp of MIYU’s hydrate mi beauty tea in 1/2 cup of hot water for 5 minutes.
2. Add all ingredients, including the steeped tea, into the blender, and blend until smooth.
3. Garnish with fresh fruits and/or granola. Enjoy!



Be sure to let us know how your smoothie bowl turns out in the comments section below!

March 27, 2017   0 Comments

Goji on the Rocks

 

A cocktail that’s sure to spruce up any summer social! Try our goji on the rocks iced tea recipe. We guarantee your guests will be saying, “more please!”

 

Serves 6

Ingredients

6 sachets MIYU’s hydrate mi tea
4.5 cup of hot water
4 cups of ice
3 oz Chambord Black Raspberry Liqueur
12 oz Ceres pear juice
berries for garnish (optional)
ice to serve

 

Instructions

1. Steep 6 sachets of tea in 4.5 cups of hot water for 30 minutes minimum (the longer the better, overnight if possible).

2. Add 4 cups of ice to chill. Place in freezer to chill quicker.

3. To serve cocktails: Mix 3 oz of chilled tea + 2 oz of pear juice + 1/2 oz Chambord liqueur + ice in cocktail shaker

4. Shake well and strain.

5. Serve over ice and add berries for garnish.

6. Enjoy!

 

June 30, 2015   0 Comments

Sparkling Snow Pear


 
Beat the heat with our sparkling snow pear iced tea recipe. This summer sipper is light, fruity and absolutely delicious! Warning: you can’t have just one!

 

Serves 1

Ingredients

1 sachet MIYU’s hydrate mi tea
1 cup of hot water
1 cup of ice
1/2 cup of sparkling water
1 tsp of agave nectar (optional)
lemon or berries for garnish (optional)
 

Instructions

1. Steep 1 sachet of tea in 1 cup of hot water for 30 minutes (the longer the better).

2. To sweeten: Add 1 tsp of agave to hot water mixture & stir before placing in fridge to cool.

3. Add 1 cup of ice. Stir.

4. Add 1/2 cup of sparkling water.

5. Garnish with lemon or berries.

6. Stir and enjoy!

 

June 30, 2015   0 Comments

MIYU is featured on Divya Yadava’s Magazine!

We are beyond excited to share with you our first press coverage about Connie Tai {MIYU’s founder}, how she came up with the MIYU concept and a sweet little recipe made with one of MIYU’s beauty teas!

 

MIYU is proud to make our first appearance on Divya Yadava’s Magazine, the Fall/Winter 2012 issue. Our talented friend, Divya Yadava, is a culinary maven and an incredible food photographer.  Because we are firm believers of achieving beauty from within, we have partnered up with Divya to create a beauty-approved dessert – a Layered Tea-infused Pudding with Pears and Goji-Raspberry Sauce.  It’s delish!

 

Below are our featured pages in the magazine.  It may be a little hard to read, but we have also included Divya’s full e-magazine at the end of this post (look for our pages 115-118).  And don’t forget to flip through the rest of her magazine for more amazing holiday recipe ideas… let the holiday cooking begin!

 


 


 

 

 

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November 7, 2012   0 Comments