Switching from coffee to tea in the morning
Anyone ever did this? I'm afraid tea won't be strong enough to wake me up but I wish to make the change anyways.
I have tried and tried and tried... but I just can't seem to form a relationship with tea. imho, decaf stinks too. Tastes terrible.
Coffee is just soo good. Some days it's the only thing that gets me out of bed in the morning: knowing that I've got that awesome cup ahead of me.
I've finally decided on moderation: one 12oz cup of (excellent) (best I can find!) coffee per day, in the morning.
*sigh* hope this helps...
You need to purchase loose tea, so you can vary the strength. Find one that appeals to your liking and you can save a bunch a money to boot. Typically, most Asian Families use a pot, or kettle...and fill it with loose tea leaves and hot water. When the tea is gone, they refill with hot water until the leaves loose their potency. At that point, they simply add more loose tea leaves without throwing out the old....and the same process goes on for the rest of the day.
When the unfinished tea gets cold....you can reheat in a microwave....or have the makings for some great unsweetened Iced Tea.
I think you must try black tea or green tea instead of coffee. It is strong and energetic too. and black tea is also good for skin.
I switched from Coffee to Tea a couple of years ago! I make myself a pot of JavaVana Mate (from Teavana) 5 days a week and I really like it. I drink it with a small splash of milk! So far I am not tired of it!
We still make a pot of Coffee on weekends since Mr. K prefers his Coffee.