Matcha Coconut Popcorn

Matcha is best known for its use in teas or lattes, but did you know this green tea powder can be used as an antioxidant-rich popcorn topping? In today’s recipe, popcorn gets a vibrant and beautiful green makeover. The end result is a hipster (ha!), salty, low-calorie, high-fiber snack with a subtle grassy flavour and an…

Irish Green Pancakes

If there’s one thing I love about St-Paddy’s day, it’s the fact that it’s an excuse to dye everything green. I’m sure after glancing at the picture, you’re assuming I’ve gone and used food colouring to make these pancakes green – but of course I didn’t. These pancakes get their loveable colour from wholesome spinach…

Especially Good Brown Rice With Mushrooms

By now, you’ve probably come full circle to realize that I love adding ingredients to recipes where they wouldn’t normally be found. What can I say, I like being artful and imaginative in the cocina! Especially when it comes to using “anti-ageing” ingredients like matcha. It isn’t my first rodeo when it comes this superfood. I’ve talked about…

Matcha & Almond Cookies

The Montreal summer weather is acting funky these days. People are donning scarves and jackets as the wind sweeps across the town and it’s raining a fair deal. Yesterday, just as I set foot outside once finished work, it started raining puppies and kittens outside (makes me want to rip off the roof hehe) and…

Happy Heart Health Month!

February Is Heart Health Month. The more you know. February has officially been baptized as heart health month. During these 28-29 days and for the whole entire year for that matter, it’s time to show yourself the love. Contrary to what you might think, heart disease affects more women than men. In fact, surprising as this…

Get Glowing: Matcha Mint Soy Latte

This pastel green minty and frothy concoction is great as a coffee substitute or even in lieu of a dessert. If you haven’t heard of matcha, let me introduce you two (Haaaaaave you met matcha/Ted? 🙂 ). It is a well-known fact that green tea is loaded with antioxidants hence healthy for you. Enter matcha….