We are always amazed at the new and innovative ways our customers use VitalyTeas in their own enterprises. We’d like to start sharing some of these with you, beginning with Auntie Jean’s Fudge, local producer of exquisite fudge creations. Here is what Auntie Jean said about using VitalyTeas Vanilla Chai Tea in her fudge recipe:
Fanta’s Vanilla Chai is a fantastic product…so fresh and vibrant! When you open an envelope, the aroma explodes! I use the whole box of the Vanilla Chai to make a batch of fudge. I bring the cream to a simmer, then steep the tea to make a strong infusion. Then I proceed with the recipe. My Vanilla Chai fudge is becoming one of my best sellers! It is truly delicious! Thank you Fanta!
If you want to modify your own recipe with tea from VitalyTeas, get inspiration from the flavours in our shop.
Please check out Auntie Jean’s Fudge on Facebook to see some of her wonderful creations!
If you have an innovative way to include VitalyTeas in your cooking, please let us know. We enjoy your creativity!
Here is the recipe and method for Tangy Lemon Meatballs. It is a dish of meatballs made with lemon juice and lots of onions served with rice. Please don’t hesitate to ask for help with this if you run into trouble! (Download the PDF.)
- Extra lean ground beef, 4 lb
- lemon juice, 1/8 cup
- cooking oil, 6 tbsp
- white vinegar, 4 tbsp
- salt, 2 tsp
Mix well the lemon juice, cooking oil, white vinegar and salt in a bowl. Add the ground beef and mix well.
Roll the mixture into 1 1/2 inch balls using about 2 tbsp for each. Make about 33 medium meatballs. Arrange them evenly spaced on a greased baking sheet with sides so they don’t roll off.
Broil in the oven for 16 minutes, turning at half time, until the meat is no longer pink. Set aside (and keep the juices to add to your sauce).
- thinly sliced yellow onions, 5 lbs (note: the onions might make you “cry.” To avoid that, soak them in water for 20 minutes before peeling them.)
- lemon juice, 400 ml
- cooking oil, 2/3 cup
- salt, 2 tsp or to taste
- ground black pepper, 1/2 tsp or to taste
- whole jalapeño, washed, whole, 4-6 or to taste
- chopped red peppers, 2 cups
- 2 beef bouillon cubes
Heat cooking oil in a large deep pan on medium heat. Add onions. Cook, stirring occasionally, until soft and golden. This takes time, so be patient. While cooking the onion, cover the pan with a lid.
Once the meatballs have turned golden, add the broiled meatballs and the juice from the meatballs, the salt, red pepper, lemon juice, black pepper, beef bouillon cubes and the jalapeños. DO NOT ADD ANY WATER.
Cook on low-medium, covered, for 40 minutes.
Serve with rice. Service size: 1/2 cup of broiled meatballs in a tangy lemon sauce over 1 cup of rice. Serves 6.
With this new website, I have more of an opportunity to share ideas with my customers – even some ideas that are not directly related to VitalyTeas! Cooking is a passion for me. I LOVE to cook for my family, making delicious and healthy food every weekend in preparation for the week. Seeing this emphasis on the connection between health, taste, and vitality, I think you will appreciate this recipe.
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There are so many ways to use our new Chai Spice Shaker: in your hot beverage, in baking, over dessert, and more! Do you have a recipe that uses our Chai Spice Shaker? We want to hear about it! Send your recipes in using our Contact Page, and we will share your recipe with other VitalyTeas fans!