Japan’s favorite green superfood is making waves and now you can buy HealthyTOKYO Organic Matcha & muffins at Marugo Deli in Ebisu! Not only can you buy Organic Matcha No. 1 Ceremony at Marugo Deli, but they have now unveiled an exclusive new menu item! Allow me to introduce, Matcha and Hemp Seed Muffins. These muffins are vegan, gluten-free and sugar-free, plus they’re made with our organic matcha!
Summer is in full swing and if you’re looking for a healthy way to quench your thirst and combat the heat at the same time then hit up the vegan juice bar in Ebisu, Marugo Deli! This vegan has been living off fresh-pressed juices, healthy smoothies and other superfood laden plant based goodies! So, as soon as I caught wind of these new developments at Marugo Deli, I was there in a heartbeat! Now, my new go to order whenever I get a snack attack is a giant matcha and hemp seed muffin with an avocado smoothie!
These matcha and hemp seed muffins use a combination of Organic Matcha No. 1 Ceremony and No. 2 Energy. These are the highest grades of matcha available in Japan providing the muffins with a delicious natural flavor and a bright green hue. The health benefits of matcha are numerous, its good for your skin, it supports your immune system, it has anti-aging qualities and it aids your metabolism. Luckily, you can buy HealthyTOKYO organic matcha & muffins at Marugo Deli in Ebisu.
These muffins are gluten-free with a rice flour, almond meal and hemp seed base. The rice flour creates a fluffy and moist texture while the almond meal and hemp seeds make it a high-protein baked treat. Hemp seeds have numerous health benefits, it’s a complete source of vegan protein, containing all nine amino acids that the body can’t produce by itself. Hemp seeds are also a good source of healthy fats. The addition of cashew nuts also up the protein value and texture sensation.
Did I mention these vegan muffins are also sugar-free? Ask anyone, I have an insatiable sweet tooth! So, I can indulge in these matcha and hemp seed muffins guilt-free because they do not contain refined-sugars.
In place of non-nutritive sweeteners, Amazake is added to the matcha and hemp seed muffins, creating an elegant sweetness that is just enough to bring out the natural flavor of the matcha. Along with many other health benefits, Amazake is a probiotic and provides good bacteria to promote a healthy digestive system.
A healthy diet consists of protein, complex carbohydrates and good fats. Coconut oil is high in medium chain triglycerides (MCT’s), which results in accelerated metabolization of energy. This means rather than getting stored, the fat is used as energy. MCT’s also provide fewer calories than long chain triglycerides (LCT’s).
These matcha and hemp seed muffins are the definition of health, containing a plethora of superfoods. Next time you’re in the neighborhood, why not buy HealthyTOKYO Organic matcha & muffins at Marugo Deli in Ebisu!