April showers have brought May flowers! Now it is the time to get outside and enjoy the longer, warmer days that come with spring. Hiking, camping, traveling, all of these activities take us out of our homes and keep us active outdoors. This May, we’re introducing our latest addition to our product line: Matcha Latte Stick packs! Our Matcha Latte Stick packs are going where Matcha has never been before. It’s ready for any spring adventure you may go on!
Our new Matcha Lattes have continued to be a fan favorite throughout the seasons since its initial launch. So, we’ve been thinking of new ways to reinvent the wheel! This spring, we wanted to make sure you could have your latte and drink it too, whether you’re in the car or out in nature. We kept our recipe simple by ditching all of the added preservative, artificial ingredients, and added sugars that will spike your blood sugar levels. Instead, the only sugar we use is unrefined coconut sugar. It’s the perfect amount of sweetness without any harmful side effects- in fact, unrefined coconut sugar will help to regulate your blood sugar levels!
Just as easy to use as our Matcha Latte Mix, our Latte Stick packs come in easy to transport packages that fit in any bag for any adventure. Simply mix any Matcha Latte Stick into your water for a green tea boost any time of day. We use all natural ingredients in all our products, which makes them easy to mix into any drink. We enjoy smooth, creamy matcha lattes that blend without much effort! This is why we’ve formulated our Matcha Latte Stick packs perfectly blend- without needing a blender. Better yet, we like to eliminate the clumps that come from recipes that are loaded with artificial ingredients. Pour, shake, and be on your way!
While the weather heats up and the days grow longer, May brings more opportunity for adventure. From hiking, to camping, to even backpacking- these activities require you to pack light, but pack the essentials. Maybe one of your essential experiences is drinking a hot tea around a fire while you’re out camping with friends. Or your must-pack essentials are healthy snacks and treats while you’re traveling. Now, you can enjoy your favorite matcha latte flavor even if you’re miles away from home. Just like our Matcha Latte mix that you enjoy at home or at the office, we’ve created the best travel companion. Our Matcha Latte Sticks are small and portable enough for any adventure you go on. They fit in all your travel bags or even your pocket if you’re really traveling light!
Sometimes your spring adventure may take you to visit places you have never been before. If you’re traveling by plane, there’s lots of restrictions on what you can bring and the pressure to pack light. Slide on of our Matcha Latte Stick Packs into your carry on and enjoy a great pick me up during long flights. Just as easy as it is when you’re home or on the go, you can treat yourself to a wonderfully creamy vegan matcha latte in the sky.
Sometimes we like our matcha lattes hot, sometimes we like them cold. During those chilly outdoor mornings, you may be craving a warm and creamy matcha latte to kick start your day. They can also be served chilled when you’re working up a sweat out in the hot sun. Mix your favorite matcha latte stick flavor into hot water and immediately sip to enjoy. No extra preparation required! This convenience makes the Matcha Latte Sticks the perfect travel drink with all the health benefits of matcha right at your fingertips!
One of our favorite parts about spring is getting to enjoy the outdoors with beautiful weather. Outdoor activities, like hiking or climbing, can take a toll on the body so it’s important to replenish yourself with whole, natural ingredients. Our matcha latte sticks are made with high-quality Japanese matcha, which carries health benefits such as antioxidants, more energy, and delicious flavor. Benefits like these will get you from point A to Point B on all your travels feeling your best! Travel can be exhausting with jet lag, poor sleep, and dehydration. Mix all that with the challenge of trying to eat well while you’re constantly in and out of airports and hotels- travel has only become harder! Carry your Matcha Latte Sticks along with you for the perfect afternoon pick me up, or to get your daily dose of health and wellness!
Coconut. People are drinking coconut water, cooking with coconut milk, putting coconut oil in their hair. The list goes on, and coconut sugar is no exception. As an unrefined alternative to traditional sugar cane, coconut sugar can replace overly processed white or brown sugar with an easy 1:1 conversion.
So how does coconut sugar fit into your life?
Does the summer heat leave you feeling like you need a cool treat? Swap out the refined sugar in lemonade with the caramel flavor of coconut sugar. Not only does your lemonade look mouthwatering, but you’ve now eliminated refined sugar! See the full recipe on Fettle Vegan’s blog and check out Amber’s plant-based journey as well!
A healthier version of a favorite snack, these baked sweet potato fries come from Natural Sweet Recipes, a website created by three sisters with sweet teeth dedicated to healthy living. This sweet potato fry recipe does that justice. Peeled and sliced sweet potatoes are drizzled with grape seed oil, sea salt, cinnamon and coconut sugar for a tasty treat to bake. We love the rich, caramel flavor coconut sugar brings to this recipe. Check out the full recipe!
Big Tree Farms, the supplier of our organic coconut sugar, posted this delicious recipe to their blog during Thanksgiving, but we love it for all year round. Mary Jane’s Confetti Corn Casserole is from their foodie friend, Mary Jane Edleson of Slow Food Bali. This casserole is filled with bell peppers and celery, but can be made with seasonal vegetables like yellow squash, eggplant, or zucchini too. Coconut sugar is used to create the creamed corn, and it adds a deeper flavor than traditional sugar cane. See the full recipe of Big Tree Farms’ blog.
When we saw Bakerita’s recipe for chocolate covered strawberry brownies, we knew we had to share it with you. The best part? It’s gluten free and paleo friendly! The mastermind behind Bakerita, Rachel, got rid of refined sugars used in traditional brownie recipes by subbing for coconut sugar. So if brownies filled with dark chocolate chunks and topped with strawberries and chocolate drizzle sounds amazing to you, check out the full recipe!
Sugar on your skin?! At first it may sound counterintuitive to put sugar ON your skin, but the sugar granules are a soft, natural exfoliator that won’t clog your pores or leave a chemical residue like most exfoliators do. New Leaf Wellness’ Coconut Oil Sugar Scrub is the perfect recipe to cleanse your skin. Making it with coconut sugar takes it one step further by eliminating anything refined! Check it out on their blog.
Coconut sugar is a simple alternative for refined sugar in many aspects of your life. Cutting out refined sugar shouldn’t only be a homemade option; food companies can be doing their part to create a healthier you. It’s why we made our vegan matcha green tea latte mix and eco-tube green tea mints with coconut sugar. Whether you’re popping a mint on the go or making a sweet latte, you won’t have to worry about refined sugar.
Enjoy 15% off our coconut sugar sweetened collection during the month of August and say goodbye to refined sugar!