Bubble tea, also known in the Asian world as 珍珠奶茶 (Zhēnzhū nǎichá) pearl milk tea. Bubble Tea is a drink made with a blend of special tea and natural flavors served over sweet and chewy 珍珠 pearls.
These pearls are made from tapioca starch and taste faintly like caramel-flavored Jell-O. We give you a big and wide straw so that you can enjoy your drink and chew your pearls. A healthier version of a smoothie; bubble tea is low in sugar and calories!
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SMALL size $3.25
LARGE size $4.25
What's used in the Bubble Tea is an extract from the Taro root.
Taro root is often used in a similar fashion to a potato, but in fact has better nutritional qualities than a potato. It has almost three times the dietary fiber, which is important for proper digestive health and regularity. Fiber can also fill you up and make you feel less hungry with fewer calories. Taro root has a low Glycemic Index, as opposed to potato which has a high Glycemic Index. A low GI means that taro effects blood sugar levels slowly, without the peaks and crashes of a high GI, which lead to increased hunger later on. Eating a diet of low GI foods can also help prevent diabetes.
Taro is nutritious, and is an excellent source of potassium, which is an essential mineral for many bodily functions. Taro also contains some calcium, vitamin C, vitamin E and B vitamins, as well as magnesium, manganese and copper.
So lets drink to your health!