Vegan in Japan – A Doctor’s Advice

vegan in Japan doctors advice

Many of our readers are concerned with how to stay healthy as a vegan in Japan. Today we interviewed Dr. Mika Washio of the International Healthcare Clinic in Tokyo. Dr. Washio helps many vegan patients at her clinic. She gave us some practical advice on how you can stay healthy as a vegan in Japan. […]

Top 5 Vegan Cafes in Osaka

Top 5 Vegan Cafes in Osaka

Do you feel constantly surrounded by meat and fish-based foods such as ramen, gyoza, and sushi? Japan is a country known for its fresh fish and meaty broths. I know that being a vegan in Japan can be tough, as you will find some delicious creative food with tantalising flavours that you are unable to […]

Vegetarian and Vegan in Tokyo: The Ultimate Guide

Vegan in Tokyo Fruits

Awareness of vegetarian and vegan lifestyle is increasing in Japan, there’s even a vegan ice cream shop in Harajuku now – but there are still many challenges to being a vegetarian or vegan in Tokyo. In this article with the help of Shimizu Sensei (our resident vegetarian and cooking master) we hope to equip you with some […]

Top 5 Vegan Protein Powders in Japan

hemp in Japan

Any vegan can attest that there are certainly challenges that come with their dietary choices, and while confirming the contents of food becomes second nature, sometimes it is more difficult to find the vegan option you are looking for, especially if you live in Japan. Protein powders are a clear example of this difficulty. Whether […]

Vegan Kabocha Squash Cheesecake

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This recipe for Vegan Kabocha Squash Cheesecake is not only plant based but are delicately enhanced by the floral qualities of ginger. This vegan kabocha squash cheesecake also contains a combination of coconut and citrus for a fragrant and fruity vibe. A healthy dessert Ginger is a unique spice with superfood qualities and the star of this recipe. […]

The Best Vegan Falafels in Tokyo at Falafel Brothers

The best vegan falafels in Tokyo at falafel brothers 4

We have found the best vegan falafels in Tokyo at Falafel Brothers! This public service announcement is coming to you courtesy of HealthyTOKYO’s resident vegan! Daisuke and Toshiaki, long time vegetarians, lamented over how hard it was to find delicious and healthy vegetarian fast food in Tokyo. The two brothers’ vision of a cool Middle […]

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 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 […]

Vegan Matcha Oatmeal

vegan matcha oatmeal

Everybody always asks me if it’s hard to be vegan in Japan but since I started working at HealthyTOKYO, it’s been so much easier because of the access to healthy, vegan food!  Aside from the rolled oats, all of the ingredients in this recipe are available on our online store.  Consider us a one stop shop […]