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Nourishing Antibacterial Matcha Masque!

We all know the health benefits of consuming Matcha ... by itself as a frothy tea, added to smoothies and even as a refreshing twist to baked goods. Over the last few weeks, I have explored the antioxidant and even healing qualities of Matcha as a beauty product; more specifically as a Masque.  It was mid February when I began my experiments, and just in time, because my facial skin needed help. Serious help.  Not only was it the dead of winter, but the temperature had risen and fallen frequently. I spent a lot of time traveling in my car with the heat blowing or the windows open. Some of that time was in a hospital, where the air is...

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Wyatt's Wheatgrass Matcha Acai Powerhouse Smoothie

Thanks to Jennifer Smaglinski for another great recipe. Here is what Jennifer sent us: "My 11 year old son is all about experimenting with recipes in the kitchen. Today after school, he came up with this interesting but very delicious recipe! Just the right amount of sweetness and creaminess with the added benefits of super foods, protein and healthy fats! Perfect for a growing body. Kid and Mom approved! No added sugar! Wyatt's Wheatgrass Matcha Acai Powerhouse Smoothie 1 handful of frozen mixed berries (blackberry, blueberry, cherry and strawberry) 1 tsp MATCHA 1 TBSP ACAI POWDER 1 TBSP WHEATGRASS 1/2 scoop of vanilla protein powder (we use Fermented vegan proteins+) 1/2 ripe avocado 1 juicy orange (for sweetness, he says)...

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Mexican Matcha Smoothie

So creamy and delicious! Full of super foods  1/2 ripe avocado 1/2 ripe mango 1/2 banana (optional for sweetness) Fresh cilantro (to suit taste/optional) Splash of lime juice (for tang!) Teaspoon of MATCHA sprinkle of cinnamon  1/2 teaspoon of Mexican Vanilla 1/2 cup filtered water Blend until creamy.  

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