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Have You Met Your Matcha?

Have You Met Your Matcha?

Q: What is matcha? A: Matcha is made from green tea leaves that have been laid out to dry, de-stemmed and ground into an incredibly fine powder. The leaves are picked from shade-grown Camellia sinensis plants. The shade helps slow down the growth of ...
Top 7 Picks for Tastiest Green Teas

Top 7 Picks for Tastiest Green Teas

One of the joys of winter weather: Curling up on the couch with a good book, a cuddly pet and a steaming cup of tea. With all the different types of tea around, how do you choose the right one? Green teas have come into the spotlight recently. They&# ...
Can Caffeine Enhance Your Workouts?

Can Caffeine Enhance Your Workouts?

Most of us aren’t strangers to caffeine. We count on our coffee to jump start the day or pour a great big cup of green tea when the afternoon slump sets in. But what about using caffeine to rev up a workout or help you lose weight? Is it a good ...
Maca Matcha Latte

Maca Matcha Latte

A superfood duo, maca and matcha make a latte unlike any other! What are these mysterious ingredients? Maca is the powdered root of a South American plant, said to have fueled the endless energy of ancient Incan warriors and prized today for its exce ...
Matcha Green Tea Latte

Matcha Green Tea Latte

Longing for a latte? Make one with matcha! This finely powdered green tea, popular in Japan, is milled from special shade-grown tea leaves. It’s 10 times more potent than regular green tea, with much higher amounts of EGCG””the antioxidan ...