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Home-made coffee muesli

14 Jun 2017 / in Health

There are two types of people out there – those who never eat breakfast (no, coffee is not a real breakfast), and those who will use any excuse to eat a full breakfast everyday. With coffee muesli, you can eat your coffee in a delicious breakfast. It wakes you up in no time, is sweet, […]

Get an extra boost of caffeine in your coffee

05 Jun 2017 / in Health

If you like both coffee and tea equally, how do you choose which one to drink? Is coffee something you choose in the morning, and tea for the rest of the day? While tea has a lot of caffeine, it’s still doesn’t have as much as coffee has. This is the ultimate coffee-meets-tea recipe, containing […]

The best brewing methods for too-lazy-to-brew and other moods

26 May 2017 / in Tea

There is a time in every tea lover’s life, when no matter how much he /she likes tea, he/she just feels too lazy to spend time on a proper brewing and wants that cup of tea right now. Sure, there are teabag options out there, thousands and thousands of them, but if you have strongly […]

Creating pudding flavors with tea

10 May 2017 / in Tea

Chocolate, gellato, pudding, who doesn’t like an occasional treat. Treating yourself doesn’t need to be complicated. If you are an avid tea drinker, enjoying flavors your find irresistible can be done in numerous creative ways. Vanilla pudding is the perfect base for playing with flavors. It’s easy to make (yes, you can use the instant […]

Homemade fluffy lattes

17 Apr 2017 / in Tea

Somewhere in between coffee and tea, latte is a true delight for anyone searching for a dose of energy with a fluffy milky texture. Some people cannot live without milk, and some cannot live without tea. If you belong to both categories, you might want to explore the interesting and huge world of lattes. A […]

Make the most out of sencha leaves

03 Apr 2017 / in Tea

Sencha is one of those teas that you just have to have in your tea cupboard so why not make the most out of sencha leaves? Sencha is the most popular Japanese tea in the world. Around 70% of all green teas produced in Japan are sencha types, which makes it even more popular than […]

Why moths don’t like lavender

28 Mar 2017 / in Health, Tea

Have you ever asked yourself why moths don’t like lavender? The answer to this question is very simple – because they would fall asleep easily and would not be able to eat expensive coats and shirts anymore. This is exactly why you will absolutely love it. While lavender is mostly used as a moth distracting […]

The tea king of health

20 Mar 2017 / in Health, Tea

A few years ago the most powerful of all dark teas embarked on a journey to western hearts. This tea king of health already has a long tradition of undertaking long and exquisite journeys. It managed  to be much appreciated and loved by many for countless reasons. From its character to health benefits, this tea […]

Why does Humani-T close on Baha’i Holy Days?

16 Mar 2017 / in Art & Community

On March 20th, Humani-T will not be open in honour of a Baha’i Holy Day. This marks the Holy Day of Naw Ruz — the Baha’i New Year. Bahá’ís commemorate 11 holy days each year. These occasions are usually observed with community gatherings in large or small settings, with programs befitting the significance of the […]

Generosi-TEA program: New partnership with QEII Foundation

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14 Mar 2017 / in Health, Tea

We are so thrilled to announce a new partnership between Humani-T and the QEII Foundation. Now when you donate to the QEII Health Sciences Center Foundation; the QEII will send tea to your loved ones from Humani-T! From the QEII website:     Created in partnership with our neighbours at Humani-T Café, Generosi-TEA was inspired […]

The ultimate spring renewal with tea

13 Mar 2017 / in Health, Tea

With spring knocking at the door, it’s time for the ultimate spring renewal with tea. Start cleaning your body – from the inside and outside. Tea has been around for thousands of years. First considered a medicine, then food, later as the drink of social importance that cherishes simplicity and beauty of life, tea is […]

International Women’s Day, and the heart stirring story of Tahirih

09 Mar 2017 / in Art & Community

“The world of humanity has two wings—one is women and the other men,” wrote ‘Abdu’l-Bahá, “Not until both wings are equally developed can the bird fly. Should one wing remain weak, flight is impossible.” – On March 4th and 5th, Humani-T Cafe celebrated the days leading up to International Women’s Day with art. Mahnaz Sobhani, […]

Cacao for Shiny Hair & Elevated Mood?

CACAO is a True Gift of Nature!  No wonder it's called 'Food of the Gods' - Theobroma (Theo, meaning god; and broma, meaning food)
03 Feb 2017 / in Health

I asked for ‘cocoa’ and they gave me coconut in Ecuador, so now I make sure to pronounce it ‘Cacao’.  When you’re looking for something that is chocolaty delicious, and helps you fight depression, heart disease, fatigue, brittle bone disease or memory loss; make sure to include Cacao in your menu! Some benefits of Raw […]

DIY – Arrowroot Powder for Natural Beauty

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19 Jan 2017 / in Health

5 Surprising Uses for Arrowroot in Beauty Products You Can Make at Home: 1. Skin-Lightening Face Powder. Arrowroot mixed with face powder, can lighten the skin tone by several shades. This is particularly useful for gradually adjusting the shade of  the make-up as your tan naturally fades after returning from a sunny vacation. It is so […]

5 Uses for Orange Blossom Water

15 Jun 2016 / in Health

5 Uses for Orange Blossom Water  1. Delightful Bath Mix 2-3 Cups of warm milk, 3 Tablespoons honey and 1/4 Cup orange blossom water. Add to your bath water. Your skin will look and feel like satin. You’ll smell delicious too! 2. Mood Lifting Room Deodorizer Pour a few drops into a bowl of boiling water and […]

Salus Plant Juices

09 Apr 2016 / in Health

Salus Plant Juices Bring in spring with Salus  pure plant juices! Harvested at dawn and bottled by noon, these juices are a 100% absorbed source of whole food nutrients! To keep allergies at bay this season  try a 1:1 combination of Salus Nettle Juiceand Salus Acerola Juice. This combination boosts the immune system and relieving annoying allergy symptoms. […]

E3 Live – All-Organic Super Food

02 Apr 2016 / in Health

E3 Live – All-Organic Super Food Harvested in the uniquely mild and mineral rich waters of the  Klamath Lake of Oregon, E3 live is power packed  with 65 different vitamins, mineral, amino acids and essential fatty acids. E3 Live naturally contains: – More Chlorophyll than Wheat Grass – Contains all B vitamins – Contains every […]

The Benefits of Chaga

19 Mar 2016 / in Health

The Benefits of Chaga Chaga is a Medicinal Mushroom found on birch trees locally in Nova Scotia. The root of the fungus is harvested and steeped to make a dark and earthy tea. Benefits of drinking Chaga tea: -High in antioxidants -Immune boosting – Supports cardiovascular health -Combats stress and depression -Supports the endocrine system […]

Moringa – The Ultimate Super Food

08 Mar 2016 / in Health

Moringa – The Ultimate Super Food  Moringa is referred to as “the miracle tree”  in its native regions of India, Africa and Asia for its potent nutrient content. Moringa has been used for years to combat malnutrition and support a healthy lifestyle. Moringa is extremely high in fiber, calcium, iron,potassium and vitamins C,A and E. […]

Easy Immune Boosting Sauce

22 Feb 2016 / in Health

Easy Immune Boosting Sauce Can’t kick that nasty  cold or flu? Here is a simple sauce that you can make to toss with your favorite  vegetable pasta!! Garlic and Onion both contain anti-biotic, anti-bacterial and anti- inflammatory properties! Serves 2-4 Ingredients  1/2 large cooking onion, rough chopped 6-8 whole peeled garlic cloves 1/4 cup olive […]