Matcha Musings

5 ways to stay cool with Matcha this summer

5 ways to stay cool with Matcha this summer

We love enjoying Matcha year round and when the weather heats up, it's just perfect to use in chilled beverages and treats!

So we thought we would share with you some of our fave ways to use Matcha and keep cool over summer!

Here's some of the amazing health benefits using Matcha provides you.

🍵 Matcha provides a long lasting natural energy boost
🍵 Matcha helps you feel calm and focused
🍵 Matcha is metabolism boosting to help with exercise & weight loss
🍵 Matcha is detoxifying if you've over indulged
🍵 Matcha is antioxidant rich for a healthy mind & body

So without further ado, let's dive in to the 5 easy recipes to stay cool with Matcha over summer!

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How is Christmas celebrated in Japan?

How is Christmas celebrated in Japan?

Japan has a way of uniquely reinventing Western culture and making it their own which is just one aspect I love about the place! 10 years ago I was lucky enough to spend a Christmas living in Japan and could see how the season is celebrated there.  Here are a few ways Christmas is celebrated quite uniquely in Japan.

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Journey to Happiness Podcast - Episode 25 with Erin of Matcha Yu Tea

Journey to Happiness Podcast  - Episode 25 with Erin of Matcha Yu Tea

Was so thrilled to be invited onto the Journey To Happiness  Heart Driven Hustle Podcast recently!

It a little bit of Matcha education, a little bit about the business, a little bit about me and how my heart is at the centre of my hustle!

Learn about:

  • why I started the business in the first place
  • a bit about what Matcha is and it's significance in Japanese culture
  • tips for other business owners to keep going without burning out with practical self care routines
  • how to push past fear, self sabotage and anxiety by changing mindset

Bit of trivia - Did you know what Matcha means in Japanese?

Ma - means stone ground and Cha means Tea. So it literally means stone ground Green Tea Powder

How cool is that?

Enjoy the podcast and do give these guys a follow, they are awesome!

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Do we really want more plastic in the ocean than fish?

Do we really want more plastic in the ocean than fish?

Let's learn how home compostable packaging is a step in the right direction to combat the immense amount of plastic entering our oceans.

There are already options to avoid single use plastic. We have never had greater choice to select an eco friendly plastic free option than now!

Don't want to contribute to this immense problem of plastic entering our ocean? Avoiding single plastic packaging in the first place is a practical step each of us can take to help.

Which is why Econic Packaging and ourselves are so passionate about offering a solution to business (and their consumers) to enjoy products housed in a zero waste home compostable packaging option.

 

 

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Our Plastic Free Tea - how long does it take to produce home compostable packaging?

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Our Plastic Free Tea - how long does it take to produce home compostable packaging?

Any idea just how long does it take to make a home compostable pack?

Years? Months? Weeks? Days?

Let's find out! 

Come with us behind the scenes with Econic, makers of our home compostable plastic free packaging.

Back in March (before the Covid-19 pandemic well and truly hit!) we were lucky enough to visit New Zealand and spend some time with Econic, creators of our plastic free home compostable packaging.

It was so inspiring and humbling to sit with Owen Embling, owner and inventor of this type of plant based plastic free packaging that we use for our tea.

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