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How to Make a Matcha Latte + Dark Chocolatey Matcha Waffles | Recipes Inspired by Candice Kumai

Today, I’m pulling from Candace Kumai’s expertise on matcha to create two easy recipes! I’m making a dark chocolate hazelnut matcha waffle and a refreshing matcha latte to go with! I used candace’s matcha chocolate chip pancake recipe for inspiration! to make these recipes, I used Usucha ceremonial powder.

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MY SIMPLE RECIPE FOR GOOD GUT HEALTH | YOGURT DOESN'T DO IT FOR ME

You have to clean the kitchen before you can cook in it. “Your body does not create nor experience a symptom at random.” When I heard this, my brain began to make more connections to the internal system, especially my gut. It was a true mind-body connection. Good gut flora is key to good health for many reasons, one being that it helps ward off infections and disease.

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WHAT 2017 DID FOR ME AS A WOMAN

IT WAS MORE THAN A TURNING POINT, IT WAS AS THOUGH WE HAD COME TO A NEW CIVIL WAR IN THE NATION. AND FOR THE ENTIRE YEAR I SAT AND REFLECTED ON MANY OF MY OWN THOUGHTS REGARDING SEXUAL HARASSMENT, MALE-DOMINATED INDUSTRIES THAT SILENCE THE VOICES OF SO MANY WORKERS, HOW THE MEDIA PLAYS A PART IN THE WAY WE CONSUME INFORMATION, SOLUTIONS, IF ANY OF MY FRIENDS HAD ENCOUNTERED SIMILAR EXPERIENCES, AND WHAT ROLE WAS I PLAYING AS A YOUNG WOMAN IN THIS EVER-CHANGING SOCIETY.

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THE THING ABOUT GRATITUDE X POSITIVE THOUGHTS FOR 2018

THIS PHOTO WAS TAKEN A YEAR AGO. SO MUCH HAS TAKEN PLACE SINCE THEN WHEN I LOOK BACK. I THINK ABOUT THE MANY UPS AND DOWNS OF 2017. SO MANY THINGS I'VE LEARNED ON MY OWN, IT'S MADE ME FEEL LIKE A COMPLETELY DIFFERENT INDIVIDUAL. SOMETIMES I COMPARE MY PRIORITIES IN JANUARY TO WHAT I WANT OUT OF LIFE RIGHT NOW. ME SITTING HERE WRITING AND TALKING TO YOU HERE TODAY, LIKE I FEEL MORE CONFIDENT IN MYSELF.

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CELEBRATING BLACK HISTORY MONTH

This is a very special month for me, not just because it's my birthday month, but because I truly embrace and love the celebration of diversity for all people. I love that as a country, we take time to reflect on our history. We've made so much progress as a nation, but we still see injustices in our world and in our own backyard. 

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