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Matcha Energy Balls

Monday 11th June 2018
Niki Behjousiar

Ingredients Makes around 8-10 matcha balls For the matcha balls: 5-6 prunesΒ½ teaspoon of sea salt2 tablespoons of maple syrup2 tablespoons of sunflower seeds3 tablespoons of pumpkin seeds150g of ground almonds3 tablespoons of linseeds100g of pistachios plus extra for coating100g of desiccated coconut plus extra for coating1 level teaspoon of Heapwell Finest Ceremonial Matcha Green Tea Method It's April, spring has sprung and what better way to fuel your workouts, active days or even a mid- day snack than with our matcha energy balls? They're light, free from refined sugar and gluten-free. Vegans can also delight in these wondrous balls, result! The matcha adds such a lovely boost of antioxidants; you just can't go wrong here! Read on to see just how easy it is, only…

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Matcha Green Tea & Mango Affogato

Monday 4th June 2018
Mairi Rivers

Mango Matcha Affogato! The ice cream is a mango aquafaba mousse which went beautifully with this Ceremonial Matcha from @heapwellsuperfoods. I had never had a ceremonial Matcha before, and much preferred using Matcha as an ingredient rather than just drinking it, as I didn't like the bitter taste. But this Matcha is lovely, no bitterness, and, if anything, a slightly sweet taste. So I am now a Matcha latte convert! Recipe for the ice cream below! But before I get to that I must thank all of my amazing followers who have contributed to me reaching the hallowed 10k!! πŸŽ‰πŸŒŸπŸŽ‰Is it ok to admit that I screamed very loudly when I saw the number?! πŸ™ˆπŸ˜‚I am enjoying this journey so much…

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Matcha & Lemon Cupcakes

Friday 16th March 2018
Mairi Rivers

Who would like to join me for a matcha and lemon cupcake? The matcha I use is from @heapwellsuperfoods πŸ’š I'm not going to pretend that this recipe came easy, it took quite a bit of tweaking to get them to stay green for a start! But my family seem to be happy enough with the dozens of green cupcakes in the kitchen! If you want more of the matcha taste then just omit the lemon zest. #ad Makes about 10. Ingredients: 250ml soya milk1 tbsp cider vinegar4 tbsp lemon juice60 ml oil125g sugar250g plain flour1/2 tsp salt3 tsp @heapwellsuperfoods Matcha1/4 tsp bicarbonate of soda Zest of 1 lemon Method: First mix the cider vinegar into the soya milk to make vegan buttermilk.…

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Mango Matcha Cheesecake

Wednesday 28th February 2018
Mairi Rivers aka GingerVegan

Who would like some Mango Matcha Cheesecake? I used organic Matcha Green Tea from heapwellsuperfoods and fresh mango. It is very simple to make, you just need a blender and there is no baking involved so you can't burn it! I used cashew nuts as the base so it is full of protein which means it is totally ok as a post workout breakfast! πŸ™ˆπŸ˜‚ Here is the recipe for a 20cm cake: First soak 400g cashew nuts overnight. These are for the filling. Base: 100g walnuts70g pumpkin seeds6 Medjoul dates1 tbsp coconut oil, melted1 tbsp Fruit SyrupWhizz it all up in a food processor until finely chopped and press into a lined cake tin. Matcha Layer: 200g soaked cashews4 tbsp lemon juice2…

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Matcha Bounty Bars

Monday 5th February 2018
Niki Behjousiar

Ingredients Makes around 8-10 matcha bounty bars For the matcha filling: 250g of organic desiccated coconut1 can/carton of coconut cream100ml of coconut oil120ml of maple syrup 1 teaspoon of Heapwell Finest Ceremonial Matcha Green Tea For the chocolate coating: 100g of cacao butter2 tablespoons of coconut oil180g of dark chocolate Pinch of sea salt Method For a lighter and guilt-free version of the classic bounty bar, why not try our matcha version? They're super yummy and super simple to prepare, no baking is required and you can be versatile with its shape and texture! Perfect for Valentines Day or any day of the year really, you don't need an excuse to have some delicious sweet treats powdered with our ceremonial matcha green tea. Read…

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Ginger and Matcha Christmas Cupcakes

Monday 18th December 2017
Niki Behjousiar

For the Ginger Cupcakes: 140g of coconut butter130g of coconut sugar 2 free-range eggs 200g of almond flour 1 tsp ground ginger 1 tsp baking powder 100ml of almond milk 1/4 tsp of sea salt For the Matcha Frosting: 1 teaspoon of Heapwell Organic Ceremonial Matcha Green Tea plus extra for sprinkling 120ml of coconut cream, at room temperature 2 tablespoons of maple syrupChristmas decorations (optional) Method Let's warm up with these easy ginger and matcha Christmas cupcakes! You won't believe how warming these little bites of heaven are...fiery and oh so sweet; these cupcakes have been complete with Heapwell's Organic Ceremonial Matcha Green Tea frosting. Read on to see just how easy it is, only needs a few…

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Matcha Palmiers

Monday 20th November 2017
Niki Behjousiar

Ingredients 1 sheet of gluten free puff pastry3 tablespoons of coconut sugar1 tablespoon of melted coconut oil Up to two tablespoons of Heapwell Organic Ceremonial Matcha Green TeaUp to 2 tablespoons of creamed coconut, for drizzling Method Here's a fancy twist on the French classic sweet and crisp pastry: matcha palmiers. It's soft and buttery on the inside and crunchy on the outside. Our organic matcha adds a real depth of fresh flavour here. You get a clean and aromatic flavour which is also helped by the use of coconut sugar. It's perfect with a matcha latte or two! Read on to see just how easy it, it only needs a few pantry ingredients and a couple minutes to spare. Procedure: Preheat the…

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Matcha, Pistachio and Dark Chocolate Shortbread

Tuesday 24th October 2017
Niki Behjousiar

Ingredients For the matcha shortbread: 180 of coconut butter or dairy free butter1 teaspoon of vanilla extract80g of coconut sugar150g of ground almonds120g of gluten free plain flour1 tablespoon of Heapwell Organic Ceremonial Matcha Green Tea For the dark chocolate coating: 150g of 85% dark chocolate80g of slivered pistachios20g of dried rose petals Method Autumn is well and truly upon us. The nights are drawing in, the days are crisp and cool. So what better way to spend these days than bake a sweet treat with your loved ones? Shortbread has always been popular not only for its rich taste but also its simple method. With the added Heapwell Organic Ceremonial Matcha Green Tea, you get a fun and nutritional twist on this Scottish sweet treat.…

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Heapwell Matcha Smoothie Bowl

Tuesday 17th October 2017
Mairi Rivers

Heapwell Matcha Smoothie Bowl Ingredients 2 1/2 kiwis1 cup/90g green grapes1/2 dragon fruit - about 90g4 frozen bananas2 tsp Heapwell Matcha Green Tea1/4 cup almond milk1/4 cup yoghurt Method Chop the bananas and blend everything together. I topped with kiwi, grapes, coconut, dragon fruit stars and hemp seeds. Recipe by Mairi Rivers

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Heapwell Japanese Matcha Smoothie Bowl

Wednesday 27th September 2017
Joy Yung

Enjoy your Heapwell Matcha Smoothie for Energy Boost Ingredients: Heapwell Japanese Matcha Green Tea Kale Spinach Broccoli Banana Avocado Mango Ginger Mint leaves Flaxseed Hempseeds Chia seeds Walnuts for extra protein Unsweetened almond milk! Blend all these ingredients into a smooth paste.

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