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HealthyTOKYO Cafe & Shop opening at Haneda Airport

HealthyTOKYO Cafe Shop vegan signage

Grand Opening –  December 28, 2018 Haneda Airport Terminal 2 • Natural Hot & Cold Deli • Organic Coffee & Matcha • All Organic Flour Baked Goods • Craft Beer from Japan and USA • 100% Plant-Based Ingredients What a wonderful journey! The next step in our mission to provide everything you need to stay […]

10 Most Popular Wagashi Traditional Japanese Sweets

traditional-wagashi
Japanese food is revered around the world for its delicious and subtle flavor combinations, in addition to its beautiful presentation. You are presumably familiar with all manner of Japanese cuisine from sushi to soba, but how much to you know about traditional Japanese sweets, otherwise known as “wagashi”? Today we will be taking a look [...]

Top 15 places to experience a matcha tea ceremony in Japan!

Top 15 places to experience a matcha tea ceremony in Japan! Kyoto, Tokyo and more!
The top 15 places to experience a matcha tea ceremony in Japan can be hard to find. With many adulterated ceremony's catered to tourists. In today’s HealthyTOKYO article we will be taking a look at 15 places around Japan where you can enjoy the most traditional matcha tea ceremony for yourself. The Japanese tea ceremony, [...]

Matcha vs Green Tea – What’s the difference?

Matcha vs Green Tea - What's the difference? Chinese vs Japanese matcha powder comparison
Matcha vs Green Tea – the terms and flavors of these two teas have infiltrated all sorts of food products over and above the teacup. It can be a commonly held perception these two teas are one in the same. Put simply, they are not. While both matcha and green tea come from the same [...]

Benefits of Apple cider vinegar in Japan

Benefits of Apple cider vinegar in Japan
Apple cider vinegar in Japan may be something you come across whilst looking around on the Internet in search of home remedy health tips. While the word “vinegar” may be off-putting due to its association with a sour taste or its strong smell, many blog posts and health gurus heap praises on drinking this apparent [...]

Froozer – 100% all natural whole fruit frozen bar now available in Japan

Froozer - 100% all natural whole fruit frozen bar now available in Japan
Meet Froozer. Six flavors of blended frozen fruit bars you can enjoy guilt-free. Made with 100% whole fruit, freshly harvested and picked at its peak of ripeness. Froozer is never heated, thus maintaining all of the nutrients of fresh fruit. This unique natural frozen fruit bar is making its way from Oregon to Tokyo via HealthyTOKYO, [...]

Chinese vs Japanese Matcha Powder

Chinese vs Japanese matcha powder
Aaahhh, the peace and tranquility that comes from drinking Japanese matcha powder.  The earthy and creamy goodness is surpassed only by the copious benefits to our health. Matcha is matcha, right?  So not true!  Knowing where your matcha came from is one of the single most important aspects of matcha drinking.  The market is full [...]

Cultural significance of the matcha tea ceremony

healthytokyo organic matcha tea bowl green tea
“Sado”, “Chanoyu”, or simply “Ocha”, are all names for the highly choreographed and ritualized Japanese matcha tea ceremony. The ceremony itself focuses on the preparation and serving of tea made from pure powdered green tea leaves called “matcha”, but there is much more to the ceremony than just drinking this antioxidant rich elixir. Tradition, aesthetics, [...]

Buying Yogurt In Japan

Buying Yogurt In Japan

Confused about which yogurt in Japan is best for you? You’re not alone! At the request of one of our readers we have delved into the yogurt aisle to get a better grasp on what lines the shelves in the dairy cooler. Buying just about any product in Japan can be a daunting task if […]