Matcha Guacamole – The Perfect Party Food with a Japanese Edge

Matcha Guacamole

Did anyone watch the Super Bowl on the weekend? I’m not a hardcore football fan but what I do love about the Super Bowl is the food!  That’s why I created this Matcha Guacamole recipe.  No Super Bowl party is complete without guacamole.  This luscious, creamy avocado dip is filled to the brim with healthy […]

Matcha Baileys Shot – The Perfect Winter Pick-Me-Up Cocktail

Matcha Baileys Shot recipe

As we launch straight into February, the weather seems to be cooling down further, even though the end of winter is in sight. Luckily, the days are usually sunny and dry enough to be enjoyable. However, the nights are frosty and almost always accompanied by an icy wind that will chill your breath, as it […]

Matcha Pancakes

matcha pancakes

If you’ve been wanting to spice up that boring old pancake recipe then these matcha pancakes are for you!  These matcha pancakes will certainly be a crowd pleaser for Sunday breakfast.  Surprise your friends and family with the vibrant green hue that only pure, organic matcha powder can provide.  HealthyTOKYO Matcha gives these pancakes a Japanese […]

Matcha Shiso Salmon – a savory dinner winner

Matcha Shiso Salmon

As an island, fish is a staple in Japanese cuisine.  This recipe for Matcha Shiso Salmon combines three uniquely Japanese flavors to brighten up your palate. Salmon is also a great source of lean protein with healthy omega 3s.  Among all sources of protein, fish is also kinder to the environment. You may have seen ‘Shiso‘ […]

What is Camu-Camu and why is it good for you?

What is Camu-Camu and why is it good for you?

Despite the unusual sounding name, this relative newcomer to the health food scene offers a great amount of nutrients that can be highly beneficial to your health. What is Camu-Camu and why is it good for you? The camu-camu tree grows in swampy flooded areas of the Amazon rainforests of Peru, Brazil, Colombia and Venezuela. […]

Matcha Hummus and 3 other Healthy Holiday Recipes from Norma’s Corner

how to make Matcha hummus

The holiday season is upon us and regardless of your traditions or customs, food is usually involved as the holidays are observed and celebrated. I have put together recipes for matcha hummus and three other of my holiday favorites. All are easy to prepare, colorful and delicious. Certain to delight the tastebuds of your family, […]

Amazake – The Super Healthy Japanese Fermented Rice Drink

Amazake – The Super Healthy Japanese Fermented Rice Drink

You may have heard the term amazake if you have attended any of the festivals that are so prevalent in Japan to mark certain customs and observances. Many mistakenly think this is sake or rice wine. It does start out its journey on the same road as sake, but takes a different direction at the end of […]

Vegan food in Japan – organic and available online

Vegan food in Japan – organic and available online

Here at Healthy Tokyo we’re striving to bring all sorts of healthy foods your way.  Living in here it can be a challenge to locate certain foods. It becomes particularly tricky if you are searching for Vegan food in Japan.  We are well aware of this shopping challenge and here to make it easier for […]

6 organic cooking oils to take your kitchen to the next level

6 organic cooking oils

Even the most basic kitchen will have an oil or two on hand. From tossing with a salad to coating the pan before frying, it is something most of us use every day in some fashion. The selection of organic cooking oils has rapidly increased and it can be confusing to know which is the […]