matcha green tea energy balls

Matcha Green Tea Energy Balls

Tasty energy balls made with a mix of oatmeal, nuts, seeds, shredded coconut, honey, dates and matcha green tea powder. Perfect energy-pick-me-up or pre-workout snack.

Having recently researched the benefits of matcha, in addition to having the pure tea, I was curious to also try a few different recipes that incorporate this health boosting ingredient.

After preparing the energy balls I was extremely pleased with the outcome. Not only do they taste delicious , but they are also highly nutritious and very filling. Continue reading

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Bee Propolis – The Great Healer

 

bee propolis

“For so work the honey-bees, creatures that by a rule in nature teach the act of order to a peopled kingdom.”
~ William Shakespeare

Bees are fascinating creatures that form an essential part of earth’s ecosystem. They not only help to pollinate flowers and produce honey, but also provide humans with health supplements such as bee pollen and propolis. The latter, also referred to as bee glue, has been known for its healing properties for centuries, and has been used as medicine by the ancient Greeks, Romans, and Egyptians. Continue reading