Spring is a breath of fresh air, especially if you’ve experienced a bitter cold winter. It brings new life, but for many of us the beauty is covered by pesky … Read More
Green Tea Tonic
Spring Tonics – Green Tea and Nettles When we lived in Japan, one of the most charming aspects of daily life was the way that everyone celebrated and highlighted the … Read More
What is Tea?
*Difference between tea and tisane What is “tea”? The definition of “tea” is a hot or cold drink made by infusing the dried leaves or mixing leaf powder of the … Read More
Green Tea Tasting
“Green Tea Tasting” makes a surprising fun gathering One Thursday afternoon, we decided to do a tea tasting party. It was March—typical spring moody day and it was too cold … Read More
Genmaicha Matcha Chocolate
Homemade Green Tea KitKat Do you like KitKat candy bars? If so, try this recipe. It’s loaded with health values from green tea and flaxseed, and just as yummy as … Read More
Can Green Tea be used to brine meat?
Corned Beef cured with green tea We celebrated St. Patrick’s Day with DIY corned beef this year. We added green tea to the brine solution to cure the beef. We … Read More
Green Tea and Alzheimer’s Disease
Protect Your Brain Health with Green Tea Recent research has uncovered one of the most exciting benefits of green tea yet–its power to prevent, and possibly reverse the effects of … Read More
Matcha Cookies to Celebrate Spring!
Add the color of life to your cookies naturally: Matcha cookies for St. Patrick’s Day and Easter This year, St. Patrick’s Day falls on Saturday, March 17, and Easter is … Read More
Discover new flavor — How to plan a Green Tea Tasting Party
Green Tea Pairing with Cheese Would you like to create “WOW” moments in your social gatherings by pairing food with Green Tea? Yes, that’s right—I didn’t say wine. This … Read More
Leading a busy life, Quality “MEE” Time sounds like a “luxury” for many of us. But what if it is “essential” for our well-being? A recent study published in Molecular … Read More
New ways to enjoy Japanese green tea better
Matcha boom has opened up a new tea world to Americans Green Tea is very popular now. All sorts of “green tea” can be found on store shelves or … Read More
Can kids drink green tea?
Would you be surprised if I tell you even toddlers drink green tea in Japan? I have been asked, ‘Is it OK to give green tea to my teenage kids?’ … Read More
Do you really live longer if you exercise?
Did you do your daily exercise today? Good for you! We all know we should exercise.
2017 Tax Filing Deadline–How to triumph
The filing deadline for Federal Income tax this year is April 17, 2018, because April 15 falls on Sunday, and Emancipation Day, a holiday in Washington D.C., will be observed … Read More
Is Green Tea good to drink before and during exercise?
You bet! Vault, our local Health and Fitness Center, is now introducing our MATCHA and Edible Green Sencha Powder at their place. Talk to Noelle, and choose the best Green … Read More
Drink Green Tea to control blood pressure when you eat chocolate
Drink Green Tea to control blood pressure when you eat chocolate Are you planning to enjoy good time and good chocolate with loved ones today? Here is a little … Read More