Gluten Free/Dairy Free Biscotti with Matcha and Pistachios At our house, we call these ‘breakfast cookies’ because they are nutritious enough to stand in for toast in the morning. … Read More
Green Tea and Gut Health
3 things you need to know about Green Tea and Gut Health I’m here researching how green tea can help to increase our well-being, and I bumped into a study that … Read More
Green Tea & Allergies
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 … 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. … 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