Sweet recipes

The Matcha Latte

To make it short, Matcha is a special type of powdered green tea that is grown in Japan. It’s basically pure green tea. It’s packed with catechin, a powerful kind of antioxidant that helps to fight cancer and to maintain a good heart. The sort of thing you wanna take as often as possible really. You can read more about its health benefits in a previous post, here. Continue reading

The vegan pear and chia delight

It’s the pear season! As I try to buy seasonal and local products as much as possible, I eat lots of them in autumn and winter. My only issue is that the organic ones get all soft very quickly – and I must admit that I’m not a big fan of fruit when they get all mushy-mushy. I also hate throwing food away so I often end up making compotes.

This pear & cinnamon compote mixed with a chia yogurt full of fibre and antioxidant is great for breakfast or for desert! (Read more about the powerful Chia Seeds here).

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The oatmeal banana and cocoa cookies

These cookies are really easy to make, super duper healthy (what else!) and can be eaten as breakfast or as a snack. I went for a very early run this morning so I had some time to fix myself some breakfast before going to work. I had made these in the past, but I upgraded the recipe a notch! My upstairs neighbour wondered what could possibly smell so good so early in the day!

It’ll take you about 3 minutes to prepare and another 15 to bake.

Ingredients (for 4 cookies)

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The Matcha pow(d)er breakfast bowl

If you enjoy drinking green tea, you’re going to love this! This breakfast bowl is a powerhouse of nutrients, antioxidants and good fats; it does give a great start of the day. Matcha powder is my latest discovery, you can read more in my previous post here (it’s interesting you’ll see).


  • Greek Yogurt, for one person
  • Nuts and seeds (I used almonds, sunflower seeds, flax seeds and chia seeds – but knock yourself out!)
  • Dried fruit (Goji berries, raisins and coconut flakes – again, the sky is the limit!)
  • Matcha powder, 1 teaspoon 1/2
  • Honey, 1 teaspoon (optional)

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