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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

How To Prepare Matcha – Ways To Enjoy Drinking Matcha

How to prepare Matcha maple almond matcha latte

So you’ve made the leap into the world of matcha but now you’re wondering how to prepare matcha? Hopefully you have sought out the highest quality of organic matcha to maximize not only the nutritional elements but also the taste experience as well. With a few simple tips you can be on the way to […]

Matcha Chia Pudding & Yogurt Bowl

buying yogurt in Japan bowl

What do your morning meal look like?  If the term morning meals has you baffled then you’re probably starting your day off on an empty tank.  I know, you’ve heard it before – breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but it is true! Starting the day off with proper fuel will ignite your […]

Healthy New Year!

In what seems like a blink of the eye 2017 is behind us and we’re hurtling into 2018, ready or not.  A new year usually has most thinking about change and fresh starts. Healthy Tokyo brings a wish of health and happiness for you.   We want you to be the best possible version of yourself […]

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.  

Matcha Merriement – Matcha Chocolate Bark Recipe

Matcha Merriement - Matcha Chocolate Bark Recipe

Matcha Merriement As the holidays approach, no doubt you are thinking about the gathering of family and friends, gift shopping, holiday parties and the special food that is part of your holiday. This time of year always finds me making mental shopping and to-do lists and thinking about food.  I love to mull over ideas […]