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Blog posts tagged "matcha"

Rawnola® Bars and Cereal

Rawnola® is the brain child of raw food chef and expert Jake Hopkins. Boy are we glad he took the time to craft these this tasty product line. Seriously have you tried any of these amazing products?They are all very tasty, light, crunchy and easy to digest. Jake Hopkins is a fellow desert dweller and good friend of Zebra Organics. His Goji Bar was our very first product, so as you can tell we have a fondness for him and his creations.

What I absolutely love about his creations is their taste and texture. If you have yet to try just one then you should pick up a bar on your next order. They are light and crunchy, which is a wonderful combination, they are sweet but not too sweet and they digest well. If you find texture satisfying then you will delight in all the Rawnola® products. And, the subtle blending of spices is perfect, not overbearing and easy to enjoy. Unlike most raw cereals and products out there Rawnola® does not contain any buckwheat. Sprouted buckwheat I find hard to digest, it has a somewhat abrasive quality on the stomach. Where as the raw sprouted almonds are light almost flaky, this makes for a nice bite and good body.

Two Delicious Varieties of Rawnola® Cereal to choose from

Raw Cacao Rawnola® I can almost guarantee you will love these cereals. If you ever were a fan of chocolate cereal as a kid, then you are in store for a treat my friend. The Heirloom Cacao Rawnola® is hands down the very best Raw chocolate cereal on the market. This may sound biased but its true. This is our business we should know and we stand behind the quality of the products we offer. And if chocolate is not your thing then try Vanilla Rawnola® an equally delicious variety of Rawnola®.

Five Delicious Varieties of Rawnola® Bars to Choose from

Chocolate: If you want the full health benefits of chocolate try our Heirloom Cacao Rawnola Bars.

Made with an Arriba Criollo Variety of Heirloom Cacao grown indigenous to Cacao's origin. Grown at small scale farms in the mountainous regions of Ecuador. The raw cacao beans are hand cultivated and harvested, then sun dried to maintain nutrient density. By Earthling Organics® - An unbaked snack, soaked and low temperature dried.

Ingredients*coconut, *almonds, *pumpkin seeds, *figs, *clear agave nectar, cacao, mesquite, sea salt, vanilla. (*organic)

The Goji Bar, need we say more . . . Ingredients Soaked *Almonds, *Coconut, Goji Berries (wild

crafted),*Figs, *Real Raw Agave Nectar, *Sun-Dried Sea Salt (certified

organic by BioGrow of New Zealand), *Cinnamon, *Vanilla Bean (whole).

Matcha Tea Bar: Keep Matcha Bars on hand as a convenient and delicious way to enjoy the

numerous health benefits of Japanese green tea, Matcha has been known to support both stress and cholesterol reduction. In Japan, tea farmers hand pick the choicest buds and stone mill them to achieve a high grade of green tea know as Matcha. This Match Bar By Earthling Organics® is an unbaked snack, soaked and low temperature dried, Vegan, Raw / Live, and Organic. Utilizing the Highest Quality

Matcha (Ceremonial Grade). Ingredients *coconut, *almonds, *pumpkin seeds, *figs, *real raw agave nectar, matcha (green tea), sea salt, lemon. (*organic)

Vanilla: Original Almond / Vanilla Bean, The Rawnola ® Bar is an unbaked snack,

soaked and low temperature dried. Chef Jake's version of a Granola bar.


*Coconut, Soaked *Almonds, *Pumpkin Seeds,*Figs, *Real Raw Agave Nectar, *Sun-Dried Sea Salt (certified organic by BioGrow of New Zealand), *Cinnamon, *Ginger, *Vanilla Bean (whole). (*organic)

Yogi Bar: The Yogi Bar has evolved into a whole new taste... we think you'll love

the new Lemon flavor of this Raw, Organic Bar Gluten Free • Organic • Raw Enhanced with traditional Ayurvedic nutraceuticals such as, Turmeric root, Ashwagandha and Shilajit. *Coconut, *Almonds, *Pumpkin Seeds, *Figs,*Real Raw Agave Nectar, Turmeric, Sun-Dried Sea Salt, Lemon, Ashwagandha, Shilajit. (*organic) Can't decide which to try want to try them all? We suggest you do as they are extremely delicious nutritious and perfect for snacking on.

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Rawnola® Bars Back in stock

After a long delay, Earthling Organics Vanilla Rawnola® bars are back in stock and ready to ship! These tasty bars are a take on the granola bars you grew up with as a child only this time they appeal not only to your taste buds but to your overall health and well being. Crafted from the finest sprouted, raw, organic ingredients, these bars are a tasty treat and make a perfect snack. Stop by Zebra Organics and pick up a case of bars.

Earthling Organics crafts a total of 5 varieties of Raw Food bars and 2 Varieties of Rawnola®. Try something new today like the Matcha Tea Bar or some Raw Cacao Rawnola®.

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Theanine, Matcha and Relaxation

Who could not use more relaxation in their life? Relaxation, that space between things, that space we do not rush to fill, that space we savor and is seemingly in short supply. Relaxation is both something we do and a way we are; as one can be relaxed in the midst of activity. Relaxation is a state of mind that also has bio chemical components.

We will focus on the more tangible physical aspects to relaxation and how a certain tea can help us into a relaxed state of mind. We will focuse on Matcha, a powdered form of Japanese green tea.

The popularity of matcha has sky rocketed in recent years and for good reason, it is highly nutritious, versitile, tasty and rich with ritual meaning. Ritual, a time set aside and a space outside of the normal routine. Rituals give added meaning to life as they are moments in time that will never be experienced again. Matcha is key to Japanese tea rituals which are designed to evoke harmony, balance, beauty and zen. Could the popularity of matcha be due to the fact that we as a society crave more of harmony, beauty, balance and meaning?

Another reason for the popularity of matcha is the tangible health benefits we feel when we consume it. Matcha contains up to 130 times more of the antioxidant EGCG than regular green tea. This is a staggering increase making matcha a worthy substitution for bagged green tea. It is also rich in chlorophyll, which cleanses and freshens the body from the inside out.

Matcha also contains theanine, as does all tea from the camilla family which includes green, black, white and oolong. While found it all teas, Japanese green tea seems to have the highest concentration of the amino acid compound theanine. This unique amino acid has a distinct relaxing effects on the brain without causing drowsiness and counters the unwanted side effects of caffeine.

Alpha Waves and Neurotransmitters*
Theanine also promotes alpha wave production in the brain. Alpha wave activity is associated with relaxed focus and concentration. Alpha wave brain states assist with studying, meditating and learning. Theanine also increases brain serotonin, dopamine and GABA levels, these neurotransmitters contribute to maintaining a feeling of well being. Studies in Japan have found theanine reduces both physical and mental stress response and supports the immune system by boosting gamma delta T cells.

Good Alternative
The health benefits of matcha make it a great alternative to common green tea. Also unique is that this tea safely provides the body with both stimulation and relaxed focused concentration. Consider adding matcha to your daily ritual and experience the benefits the Japanese have known about for centuries.

*The information in this blog post is not medical advice, I am not a medical doctor and the information is not intended to provide personal medical advice. Medical advice should only be obtained from a medical professional.

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Matcha Tea Bar

Matcha is special powdered form of Japanese green tea. It is produced by tea farmers from hand picked choice buds that are stone milled into a high grade tea powder. Matcha is delicious and invigorating with a fresh grassy taste. It is loaded with nutrients and anti-oxidants offering a higher concentrations of catechins than ordinary green tea. Matcha is helps with with stress and cholesterol reduction and has now found its way into foods. We now would like to introduce you to the Matcha Tea Bar.

Exquistely hand crafted with the finest ceremonial grade Matcha, this raw food snack will delight, inspire and uplift you. Add to that it is raw, organic and gluten free! Enjoy while sipping on a cup of ceremonial matcha, finally back in stock.

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