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Dalgona Whipped Moringa Latte + Vegan Version - MA Recipes

Posted by Elizabeth Taeed on

Dalgona, or Whipped Coffee, is the new trending drink, and for good reason! It's fun, gorgeous and easy to make. Instead of coffee or matcha powder, though, our guest author Chef Jon from G|astronomy by Jon has used moringa powder to make a Moringa Whipped Latte - and it's delicious. Here's how to make the best Dalgona you'll ever try!

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Dalgona Whipped Moringa Latte + Vegan Version - MA Recipes

Posted by Elizabeth Taeed on

Dalgona, or Whipped Coffee, is the new trending drink, and for good reason! It's fun, gorgeous and easy to make. Instead of coffee or matcha powder, though, our guest author Chef Jon from G|astronomy by Jon has used moringa powder to make a Moringa Whipped Latte - and it's delicious. Here's how to make the best Dalgona you'll ever try!

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Best Substitutes for Matcha Tea...for Concentration, Caffeine & Antioxidants

Posted by Elizabeth Taeed on

For all those matcha lovers (or haters) out there: This blog covers the best alternatives to matcha for those who are looking for concentration and focus; a morning caffeine hit; or loads of antioxidants. With direct price, antioxidant and caffeine comparisons to matcha so you can make up your own mind!

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For all those matcha lovers (or haters) out there: This blog covers the best alternatives to matcha for those who are looking for concentration and focus; a morning caffeine hit; or loads of antioxidants. With direct price, antioxidant and caffeine comparisons to matcha so you can make up your own mind!

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Moringa Chicken and Dumpling Stew - MA Recipes

Posted by Stephany Morgan on

Moringa powder can be consumed as more than just a tea! There are many ways to get its wonderful nutrients and protein into your diet, including in every-day meals. Today’s first installment in my new recipe series is the yummy Moringa Chicken and Dumpling Stew. A superfood delight, and perfect for a cozy winter evening.

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Moringa Chicken and Dumpling Stew - MA Recipes

Posted by Stephany Morgan on

Moringa powder can be consumed as more than just a tea! There are many ways to get its wonderful nutrients and protein into your diet, including in every-day meals. Today’s first installment in my new recipe series is the yummy Moringa Chicken and Dumpling Stew. A superfood delight, and perfect for a cozy winter evening.

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Moringa: The Complete Vegan Protein

Posted by Stephany Morgan on

Of the 20 dietarily relevant amino acids, 11 are non-essential, which means our body can make them. But the rest must come from the diet. These other 9 are found together in animal proteins. Which is great - unless you are vegan. Enter Moringa! This miracle plant contains a whopping 17 amino acids, and all 9 essential amino acids, making it one of the very rare complete proteins in the plant world.

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Moringa: The Complete Vegan Protein

Posted by Stephany Morgan on

Of the 20 dietarily relevant amino acids, 11 are non-essential, which means our body can make them. But the rest must come from the diet. These other 9 are found together in animal proteins. Which is great - unless you are vegan. Enter Moringa! This miracle plant contains a whopping 17 amino acids, and all 9 essential amino acids, making it one of the very rare complete proteins in the plant world.

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Tulsi Holy Basil: An Ancient Tea for Modern Times

Posted by Stephany Morgan on

Tulsi Holy Basil is a famous herb and tisane in the herbal medicine philosophy of India called Ayurveda. True to its title as “adaptogen”, Tulsi can be taken safely as a tonic (a fancy way to say drinking a tea or tisane for health purposes) over long periods of time and has virtually no side-effects. Holy Basil revitalizes, increases endurance and energizes, yet contains no caffeine. Furthermore, it contains phytochemicals that exhibit anti-inflammatory properties and has even shown protective action for human blood lymphocytes by reducing chromosomal damage due to radiation. It's a pretty incredible tea!

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Tulsi Holy Basil: An Ancient Tea for Modern Times

Posted by Stephany Morgan on

Tulsi Holy Basil is a famous herb and tisane in the herbal medicine philosophy of India called Ayurveda. True to its title as “adaptogen”, Tulsi can be taken safely as a tonic (a fancy way to say drinking a tea or tisane for health purposes) over long periods of time and has virtually no side-effects. Holy Basil revitalizes, increases endurance and energizes, yet contains no caffeine. Furthermore, it contains phytochemicals that exhibit anti-inflammatory properties and has even shown protective action for human blood lymphocytes by reducing chromosomal damage due to radiation. It's a pretty incredible tea!

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