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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 […]

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

Meet Froozer. Three 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, […]

Dethrone the Holiday Eggnog with this Delicious Matcha Cocktail

Matcha Maple Gin & Tonic

The lights are up, the holiday songs are playing and it’s the time of year tocelebrate the past year and look forward to a new one.   We’ve got a festive cocktail to offer when friends come calling that is different, delicious and boasts the powerful benefits of matcha  so get pouring (responsibly of course!) It’s a green twist on the popular gin and tonic and is sure to get your holiday party rolling.   Ordering pure organic matcha couldn’t be easier here at Healthy Tokyo https://healthytokyo.com/matcha/ and you’re on your way to  merry matcha      Matcha Maple Gin & Tonic Refreshing gin and tonic made better by matcha!     Ingredients:   ½ – ¾ tsp matcha (No.2) 2 oz warm water  2 oz gin  1 oz lime juice  1 tsp maple syrup  4 oz tonic  Method: Mix matcha with warm water and whisk until smooth.   Add in gin, lime juice and maple syrup stirring well.   Divide among two ice filled glasses and add tonic.   Garnish with lime slice.     Yield: Two 4 oz drinks over ice.  

Why you should eat pomegranate – 2 recipes to get you started

Why you should eat pomegranate - 2 recipes to get you started

Why you should eat pomegranate – The nutritional benefits of pomegranate – One cup of pomegranate only contains 144 calories. – It is a good source of fiber – It contains vitamins A, C, E and K – It contains iron and many other antioxidants Studies have also shown why you should eat pomegranate by […]

Vegan Kabocha Squash Cheesecake

vegan butternut squash cheesecake 1

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. […]

Kale Coconut Bites – A Healthy Snack Full of Greens

Kale coconut bites 1

Kale is one of my favorite superfoods and I always strive to create recipes that are healthy and delicious! These kale coconut bites use organic kale powder from Denmark. The wonderful thing about this kale powder is that it is freeze dried no higher than 42°C so all the important vitamins and nutrients are locked in, […]

4 Things To Know About Traditional Japanese Candy – Wagashi

traditional japanese candy

Healthy Wagashi「和菓子」or traditional Japanese candy are a must-eat if you’re in Japan. These sweets are completely different to western style desserts and sweets.  Western style desserts are built around ingredients such as wheat flour, dairy and eggs.  Whereas healthy wagashi are very low in fat, mostly gluten and dairy free, making them a great option for […]

How-to Add Kale To Your Diet In Japan

In order to help people live healthier lives, I’m constantly thinking up how to add kale to your diet in Japan. Anyone who knows me knows that I love this rich, green vegetable. Whenever possible, kale is my go to salad green. I always favor kale over regular lettuce for the extra nutritional punch it packs. My salad bowl […]

Pumpkin Fritters with Noodles and Ginger Sweet Chili Sauce

pumpkin fritters with noodles and ginger sweet chili sauce

Ginger goes so well in Asian cuisine so we decided again to bring east and west together in this recipe for pumpkin fritters with noodles and ginger sweet chili sauce. This recipe is full of fiber and free from refined carbohydrates thanks to the oat flour. The sweetness of the butternut squash and corn complement the […]