If you’re looking for a simple way to get healthier, slow the aging process and prevent chronic disease, drinking green tea might be the answer. Known for antioxidant properties, green tea is a boon to young and old health enthusiasts, dieters, and naturalists. Today’s health conscious consumer is opting to forego the morning cup of Joe for a morning, noon and night time cup full of chlorophyll! Continue Reading
Herbal treatments are gaining popularity by those who want more natural, organic answers to their health and wellness problems. Why trust in man-made, artificial, chemical-filled products, when you can use a more pure herb directly from Mother Nature? Here is what you need to know when comparing two very popular herbal tea products: Genmaicha and Matcha. Continue Reading
Much like British and Irish people enjoy various kinds of tea, Japanese tea also has several different types, each of which have their own subtle flavor and aroma. Though the sheer variation can be an adventure, it makes a starting point overwhelming to find. Continue Reading
I mentioned to a friend that I was starting a website about the benefits of green tea, and my brave and courageous friend decided to share her story. Thanks E! 🙂 Continue Reading
Green Tea Frappucino Recipes
Ever since Starbucks introduced their frappuccino line of drinks in 1995, these beverages have become extremely popular. Made from a blend of base ingredients and ice, usually topped with whipped cream, one of their most popular drinks is the green tea frappuccino. Instead of being based on coffee, green tea frappuccino recipes start with matcha, the traditional Japanese green tea powder, and add harmonious flavors to make for a smooth, delicious drink. Green tea has been shown to have excellent health benefits, and doesn’t have the overly harsh buzz that coffee can sometimes deliver.
But buying these drinks at Starbucks or your favorite coffee shop can be expensive. Below are 5 of our favorite green tea frappucino recipes that you can simply and easily make at home yourself!
Now that energy drinks are a staple for millions of people, some consumers are looking for a healthier alternative to popular brands that are loaded with artificial colors, preservatives, sweeteners, or other undesirable ingredients. Thanks to the excellent energy-boosting power of matcha, or powdered green tea, it is now possible for anyone at home to whip up a batch of heart-revving energy drinks. Continue Reading
Matcha is a delicious variety of green tea that comes in the form of a fine powder. This powder is whisked directly into hot water, and makes a delicious hot beverage. Matcha is famous not only because of its place in the traditional Japanese tea ceremony, but also because of its numerous health benefits, including energy, heart health, lowered cholesterol, that all come from the powerful antioxidants contained within the tea. Matcha is a great option for health-conscious people looking for an energy booster or a hot drink on a cold day.
Matcha not only has a lot of health benefits that you shouldn’t miss out on, but it’s also surprisingly versatile. Matcha has made its way out of the traditional Japanese tea room and into the modern West. Matcha can be drunk hot, iced, sweetened, or unsweetened. It can be added to other beverages; vanilla matcha lattes are a popular choice. You can add matcha powder to all sorts of recipes, from main courses to desserts. Matcha does things that other teas can’t.
Matcha isn’t as well-known as it deserves to be, so if you’re looking for the best matcha tea to buy, you might have trouble finding it in traditional grocery stores. Instead, you can buy high-quality matcha online from reputable tea companies, all from the comfort of your own home. Here’s our selection of the best matcha tea to buy online. Continue Reading