Matcha Granola Bar

Growing up in a Japanese household, matcha was a staple item. We had it in the form of green tea each night with our dinner. The green tea powder is also used as flavoring in a lot of our pastries such as matcha cookies, cakes, and rice cakes with red bean filling—my fave! With the …

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Cherry Drop Cookies

Invited to a dinner party but have limited time to make a dessert? This recipe is perfect for moments like this! In just 30 minutes, you’ll have delicious cookies all your friends will enjoy! Serving size: 28 cookies Prep time: 15 minutes Cook time: 15 minutes Ingredients: 1 cup and 2 tablespoons whole wheat flour …

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Turmeric Rice Blend

During my visit to Ghana, my host family taught me to use turmeric powder to flavor jasmine rice. I loved the idea so much, I took it and added a few more ingredients! What is turmeric? Turmeric is a plant whose powder is most commonly used to give curry its yellow hue and spice. Commonly …

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Quinoa Bars

There’s a reason why quinoa was named a superfood! The tiny grains are a complete protein, containing all 9 essential amino acids. It has twice the fiber content of all other grains, which helps regulate the digestive system, reduce high blood pressure and cholesterol. It’s also rich in iron, magnesium, riboflavin and manganese. But that’s …

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Plum Pie

Plums are a good source of antioxidants, dietary fiber and potassium. A medium-sized plum contains 113 mg of potassium, which aids in managing high blood pressure and protects our heart, reducing the risk of stroke. Plums also contain vitamin C, which helps in iron absorption, development of healthy tissues and maintenance of a strong immune …

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