1. Matcha tea and how to keep it fresh

    Matcha is a finely ground powder of specially grown and processed green tea leaves. The green tea plants for Matcha are shade-grown for three weeks before harvest and the stems and veins are removed. During shaded growth, the plant Camellia produces more theanine and caffeine accounting for the calm energy people feel from drinking it. Matcha has come to the forefront recently for its many health benefits and we thought we’d explore a few, so why not make yourself a…

  2. Making smoothie packs for daily usage

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    Making great tasting and healthy smoothies is a very simple and fun process, but how about making smoothie packs for daily usage? Preparing them up front on the weekend or when you have some free time would transform the entire preparation process into a very easy one. There are a few things to consider before making smoothies and probably the most important is that you may include plenty of ingredients: fruits, vegetables, tofu, yogurt, fruit juice, milk, and pretty much…

  3. How to prepare the best guacamole

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    Originating from Mexico, guacamole is a dip made from avocados that helps to add texture and flavor to your meals and snacks. Besides that, it has gained popularity across the globe because of the health benefits it offers. Unsaturated fats that help to lower harmful blood cholesterol. Vitamin C which helps to strengthen blood vessels and ligaments. Vitamin E which helps to slow oxidative damage to your cells. Helps in digestion as it is packed with dietary fiber. Although guacamole is…

  4. How to keep strawberries fresh

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    As with all seasonal fruits, the best strawberries are only available for a month or so. They will be relatively cheap, but will also spoil quickly. Here are some tips on how to keep strawberries fresh and how to store strawberries for enjoying them outside the season. Keeping strawberries fresh When buying strawberries, look for a batch that has a bright red color with no mushy bits and definitely no fuzzy mold. Dark red berries are very ripe and will…

  5. How to store grapes

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    Grapes are delicious and besides being a healthy snack, they can be used in a large variety of salads, deserts or smoothies. Grapes are also very easy to store for longer periods of time. Store grapes in the fridge If you use them as an ingredient for salads or smoothies for example, you can store a bunch in a vacuum container in the fridge. They will stay fresh for several weeks under one condition: don’t wash them before storing. The…