If you have never heard of matcha or even better yet, tasted it, where the heck have you been for the last year? Either love it or hate it, just give it a try first!
I want Matcha More!
Basically, matcha is stone-ground green tea leaves. Matcha is packed with so many powerful anti-oxidants and has a range of health-benefits. Drinking one cup of matcha equals to 10 cups of regularly brewed green tea. This is because if you are drinking a cup of matcha you are actually consuming the whole leaf and the healthy components that are in the leaves. Although matcha is said to be exceptionally good for your health, be sure not to consume more than a cup per day as it is quite high in lead. CONTINUE READING
Puff Pastry to the Rescue!
If you are looking for something really easy to make, something to serve to your friends at a breakfast or brunch event and something that won’t break the bank, this recipe is just the one! Plus, you can add as much sugar as you prefer. CONTINUE READING
Ah… Blueberries. Now I remember!
Blueberries are in season in South Africa at the moment and, apart from Christmas fast approaching, it truly is the most wonderful time of the year!
Blueberries are packed with antioxidants that can assist in improving your memory! Not only does this delicate fruit contains a lot of vitamin K (helping the body with blood clotting and will prevent excessive bleeding when you have hurt yourself), but it also contains manganese (giving you energy & assisting the body with bone formation). Read more about the importance of manganese in one’s body here. Before stocking up on some vitamin SEA this holiday, consider eating heaps of this blue fruit for some vitamin C. CONTINUE READING