Matcha Honey Butter – a decadent spread free from trans fats, hydrogenated oils and refined sugars

matcha honey butter

If you’ve tried my matcha sauce recipe then you’ll love this matcha honey butter! I’m always thinking about healthy condiments and spreads for baked goods because the store bought varieties are completely overloaded with refined sugar, hydrogenated fats and other additives. In my opinion, nothing beats butter and honey on toast or freshly baked bread for both […]

No-bake Vegan Raw Matcha Brownies

raw matcha brownies

Brownies are one of the most delicious desserts, but I wouldn’t say they’re the healthiest.  These raw matcha brownies are not only great tasting, but vegan! This guilt-free treat is a #MatchaMonday special but because they are plant based and dairy-free, try them for this week’s #MeatlessMonday menu too!  Rather than using unhealthy, refined sugars, […]

Matcha Yuzu Salmon – A Unique and Fragrant Way to Flavor Fish!

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It feels like winter has decided to make a cameo this spring, so I thought this recipe for matcha yuzu salmon would be warming, yet refreshing, at the same time. It’s well known that fish and citrus are a match made in heaven when it comes to taste. The Japanese yuzu is a type of […]

Matcha Sakura Latte – in celebration of Vernal Equinox Day

matcha sakura latte

This Matcha Sakura Latte is the perfect way to celebrate Vernal Equinox Day!  Today is the first day of Spring and as the days get longer, the weather gets warmer and a dazzling rainbow of floral colors greets you at every turn.  There are many beautiful flowers that bloom during Springtime in Japan, such as plum […]

Matcha Shamrock Shake – Matcha Power Plus the Luck of the Irish

matcha shamrock shake

Happy St. Patrick’s Day everyone! I hope you’re wearing something green so you don’t get pinched! I created the recipe for this Matcha Shamrock Shake in the spirit of the Irish! This St Patrick’s Day, why not go the healthy route and knock back this healthy, vegan and paleo friendly Matcha Shamrock Shake instead?  Not […]

Matcha Sauce – vegan, low GI and refined sugar free

matcha sauce

This matcha sauce is vegan and free from refined sugars!  If you’ve ever gone to the grocery store and taken the time to read the labels on condiments, you’ll have seen that so many spreads and sauces nowadays are full of trans fats, high fructose corn syrup (HFCS) and unhealthy, processed sweeteners.   An easy way to combat […]

Matcha Aioli with Roasted Carrots

Matcha Aioli with roasted carrots

Matcha aioli may seem like an odd pairing but once you’ve tried my recipe, you’ll never go back to the original kind again. When you see aioli on a restaurant menu you probably assumed it could only be made by a professional chef – well you assumed wrong! With the help of a blender, you […]

Matcha Granola – Crunchy Breakfast Goodness

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Granola is absolutely delicious.  It’s one of those foods that are impossible to stop eating once you’ve started.  However, when searching for a brand of granola, you might be hard pressed to find one that isn’t laden with refined carbohydrates, hydrogenated oils and refined sugar.  The solution to this issue is of course, to make it yourself! […]

Matcha Ginger Turmeric Latte

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There’s only one more month of winter left, yet I find myself knocking back hot drinks constantly in an effort to keep warm.  In order to maximize the health benefits while still maintaining the utmost flavor, I decided to create this recipe.  This Matcha Ginger Turmeric Latte recipe contains THREE superfoods, all harmoniously uniting to […]