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Meet Your Matcha in This Year

Meet Your Matcha in This Year

Welcome to a new year. A fresh new start. Many have made resolutions. Many have not. I am more about starting new habits. They say it takes about two weeks to start forming a habit and two more for it to really stick. Why not try a resolution booster? Matcha is a powdered green tea loaded with compounds that can help you on your quest to keep your goals. Just one cup contains ten times the nutritional value of a cup of regular green tea.Matcha contains vitamin A and C, selenium, chromium, zinc, potassium and magnesium, and has been shown...

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Drinking Matcha Every Day: The Experience

Drinking Matcha Every Day: The Experience

I've never been a "coffee person." Despite always loving the smell of coffee, and sneaking Coffee Crisp chocolate bars from my grandfather’s candy drawer, when I was finally old enough to try coffee for the first time, I absolutely hated it. I couldn’t understand the point of drinking it. All I heard were the complaints of tummy problems, being wired for sound and always wanting more. I made it through high school, university and my 20s and 30s, including the birth of two children without caffeine except for the odd cup of black tea. Looking back now, I can’t even imagine. It...

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Your Skin On Matcha

Your Skin On Matcha

Is your skin craving a detox? Matcha may be just the thing you didn’t know you needed, Catechins are vital antioxidants found in matcha that aid in ridding the body of toxins while protecting the skin from free radicals. Its anti-ageing and anti-inflammatory benefits have been known for years. The powder is bright green in colour due to the presence of chlorophyll that often helps acne-prone skin. Thanks to the abundant levels of antioxidants aka epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG), it helps control excess sebum, calm inflammation, and reduce the appearance of breakouts. Premature signs of ageing can appear without any prior...

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Lowering Anxiety with Matcha

Lowering Anxiety with Matcha

Hands up if you too, suffer from anxiety? Many are surprised to learn that I have moments of crippling anxiety. My calm demeanor on the outside is often a cover for the spiraling thoughts and worries on the inside. My way to calm is through the ocean, exercise, music and of course, matcha. Over the past 8 years of matcha drinking, I’ve seen how matcha helps me center my thoughts when they get away from me. Making matcha equals a break. It’s a time for me without judgement. What’s in matcha that allows the anxiety to melt away? The game...

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