Japan Meets France! Green Tea Madelines, Macaroons and More! Oh la la!

In japan tea is a cornerstone of cooking, culture and ritual. Now, matcha, a staple of Japan’s tea tradition, has gone international. This powdered version of green tea has been embraced by chefs around the world as a way to add intriguing flavor to all kinds of dishes along with the potent antioxidant properties of […]

Travel Tips! Matcha Spots Around the World That You Have to Hit Up

Green tea tea lovers unite! While green tea is a relatively new ingredient to many, others have found this bright-green powder in teas, food items and coffee. Even Starbucks has gotten into this trend with their green tea lattes and Frappuccinos. But what is green tea? Green tea has been on the scene for thousands […]

What is the Japanese Tea Ceremony Anyway?

Matcha tea may be a trendy drink that constantly shows up in health blogs, diet recipes blogs,  and medical journals for it’s amazing benefits…It’s also all over Pintrest, Facebook and Instagram for it’s brilliant abililty to turn everyday foods into InstaFoodPorn..but, did you know this green wonder actually has very historical roots. In Japan, matcha is prepared in […]

A Quick Review of the Matcha Green Tea Powders found in Whole Foods

The Republic of Tea The Republic of Tea is a brand sold at Whole Foods that mostly specializes in other types of tea. However, they do sell a few types of matcha. Republic of Tea’s matcha powder has a smooth, grassy flavor, but it can be slightly thin. Their matcha powder is sold both in […]

Mind Over Matcha: Helping you Be Cool, Calm, and Zen

There is a reason why Boosterjuice coined it’s amazing matcha smoothie, Mind over Matcha.  Dr. Oz swears it burns pounds. Rachael Ray adds it to champagne. Chefs around the world are adding it to dishes ranging from noodles to ice cream. Green tea continues to grab headlines for its long list of health benefits – […]

DIY Matcha Green Tea Beauty Savers That You Must Try!

Many of us are familiar with how much matcha green tea can improve our health when consumed orally. Regular green tea drinkers enjoy heightened energy, better weight loss results and an overall improved sense of wellness. For many people, green tea can be the magic bullet to getting healthier. However, the benefits of green tea […]