Why Matcha is the New Coffee (And 3 Ways to Make It) "What's better company to keep than one monk and one samurai?
" What sounds like the lead-in to a terrible joke is how Max Fortgang begins talking about matcha, a bright-green Japanese powdered tea. Max is the co-owner of MatchaBar, which he shares with his brother Graham. He explains that 11th-century Zen monks drank this bitter tea before meditation for its calming quality. Several-hundred years later, matcha became popular among samurai for its caffeine. Cardamom Hot Chocolate Recipe on Food52. Cooking is more fun with friends.
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Waking Times Meme – We all know how tea can soothe the senses and improve health. Two Easy-to-Make Probiotic Drinks That Heal the Gut. Anna Hunt, Staff WriterWaking Times As I’ve recently written an article, How to Turn Milk Into Healthy Probiotic Medicine, that discussed the body’s need for beneficial bacteria in order to maintain healthy gut flora.
Yogurt is probably the most popular probiotic rich food, although making it at home does require precision and time. Ginger & Turmeric Honey Bomb. We don’t have a fever thermometer in our house.
It’s not necessary. Instead we measure the weirdness-level in our daily activities. Ancient Ales. You might not know it, but medieval Germans nearly ruined beer forever.
In 1516, a purity law called the Reinheitsgebot mandated that beer be made with only water, hops and barley. (The role of yeast hadn't yet been discovered.) Thanks to that bit of brewing censorship and the bastardized recipes of modern brewing conglomerates, beer drinkers have been subjected to bland lager for a long, long time. In 1995, Dogfish Head broke the shackles and started brewing extreme, exotic, extraordinary beers, and we've been thumbing our noses at the Reinheitsgebot ever since. Lacto-femented Sparkling Apple Cider - Nourishing Simplicity. Nothing says the holidays like a glass of sparkling apple cider.
It’s the favorite of kids and many adults for Thanksgiving, Christmas, weddings and toasting in the New Year. You would not belive how easy it is to make your own sparkling apple cider that is full of millions of healthy bacteria, enzymes and probiotics! Mix whey with apple juice, cover and a few days later you have your very own lacto-fermented apple cider! The fermentation process eats up of most of the sugars in the juice and leaves it slightly carbonated. DIY Healthy Soda - Simple Life Abundant LifeSimple Life Abundant Life. Once upon a time I was addicted to Coca Cola.
When my eyes were opened to the world of real food, I learned to start reading ingredients instead of calories, and here is what I found: Carbonated waterHigh fructose corn syrup (A probable GMO)Caramel color (A probable GMO and linked to cancer)Phosphoric acid (derived from a rock. Seriously! But don’t worry, they remove the arsenic compounds before they put it in your drink.)Natural Flavors (A probable GMO/excitoxin/addictive element from “natural” sources including bugs, beaver butts, and other deliciously savory things.)Caffeine.
Tea and coffee. Smoothies. The "Jumpin' Monkey" recipe on Food52.com. Pimms drink recipe, dama bianca recipe. Ahhhh Pimm’s. 7 Beers That You Should Stop Drinking Immediately. Organics.org Many of us choose what we eat very carefully, or at least dedicate our minimum attention to it.
But when it comes to drinks, especially alcoholic beverages, we do little to make the best decisions for our health. Which is a HUGE mistake. All the work for your body can be ruined in a weekend out. While foods and non alcoholic beverages are required to list their ingredients and are monitored by the FDA, beer does not belong in either. Here’s some harmful ingredients that are commonly found in beer:
Tasting Lavender. At a potluck last week I was eager to taste the lavender lemonade, something I’d never made myself and drunk only once or twice before. But the drink was sweetened to a child’s taste; I guessed it had been made with twice the volume of sugar as lemon juice, before lavender syrup was added. And because the lemonade was already so sweet, apparently, only a little lavender syrup was included, so little that I could barely taste the lavender. Healthy Green Kitchen Smoothies and Drinks Archives » Healthy Green Kitchen.
What is Chaga? Learn Why It's a Top Superfood Mushroom. 25 cocktails to make this fall. Honey lavender soda. For the honeycomb baby shower I served a lavender honey soda. It was my first attempt at herbal soda making and it was amazing! I made a second batch this week to drink myself, it is incredibly refreshing on a hot afternoon. To make the soda; combine 1 cup of honey with 1 cup of water and 1 tablespoon of lavender florets (find these in the spice section). Simmer until combined, about three minutes. Strain most of the lavender out and let chill until ready to use. PS. Kombucha Questions & Answers. For those new to making kombucha, the process can be intimidating. Every little thing is confusing. Does it matter if my kombucha SCOBY sinks? Can I cut my SCOBY in half? Why can’t I ferment the kombucha SCOBY with fruit juice?
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