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Back to School Matcha!

Our Story

Our love for matcha was inspired by the travels and goals of our founder, David Kerdoon. While traveling through Asia, David immersed himself in the culture. While there, he was inspired by the extensive use of matcha in Japan. David began to think of different ways this could be integrated into unique products he was seeing all the benefits that matcha had firsthand. Upon returning to America, he noticed people were really only drinking green tea. They were missing out on so many more potential benefits!

At Sencha Naturals, we create Matcha inspired products! We source our Matcha directly from Organic Japanese tea farms. We believe in Green tea For All so we source the highest quality matcha for the best price.

Back to School with Matcha by your Side

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Pocket Mints


Stay Cool with Mints!

New seasons are great for sharing new products specially created with fun, travel, and wellness in mind. Here, the summer fun has just begun! June marks the start of the summer season and our days are at their longest. A favorite for many, summer is time to enjoy the sun, the water, and take those much-needed vacations from school or the office. Some of our favorite summer activities include going to the lake, hanging out in the river, or spending the day at the beach! Keeping cool while you’re enjoying your longer days outside of your busy schedule is important. Even more important, keeping your health a top priority as your social schedule fills up with so many activities. That’s why we’ve taken everyone’s favorite mints and given their packaging a new twist!

New Look, Same Mighty Mint

Our mighty Matcha Green Tea Mints have just been revamped from the outside, just in time for the new season. We’re introducing our Resealable Mint Packets for all our sugar-free flavors! It’s hard to find sugar-free mints that don’t include some type of chemical additive to give it a sugary taste. We’re talking about sucralose and aspartame, some of the most common chemical additives, along with a variety of other scientific names used to hide added artificial sugars. Our mints ditch these for naturally sourced ingredients with a delicious dose of green tea and the mint power to fight dragon breath.

Near, Far-- Wherever You Are

You’ve seen our mints in our eco-friendly canisters which we’ve loved because of their small size and good-for-the-Earth packaging! But what if we told you that our new resealable mint packages come with more mints for a great price? And that our new packaging keeps your mints fresher, longer? That’s why we got creative when designing our new mint packaging! Eat as few or many as you would like and simply reseal the bag when you’re done. It’s also a great way to refill any of your mint containers that you have- just like our favorite teapot mint holder. They’re the best for traveling! The slim size of the mint packages make them great to slide into your carry-on bag for flights, or into your backpack for camping trips or beach days. You’ll even be sure to have enough mints the whole time you’re away on your next adventure. We got creative when designing our new mint packaging so you can take them along with you on any adventure you choose! Our new resealable mint packages come with more mints for a great price and keeps your mints fresher, longer. Eat as few or many as you would like and simply reseal the bag when you’re done. It’s also a great way to refill any of your mint containers that you have, just like our favorite tea pot mint holder. They’re the best for traveling! The slim size of the mint packets makes them great to slide into your carry-on bag for flights, or into your backpack for camping trips or beach days. You’ll even be sure to have enough mints the whole time you’re away on your next adventure.

Our Favorite is Your New Favorite

Throughout the years, our mints have been a fan favorite. Over the years, we’ve expanded our matcha mints from sugar-free to naturally sweetened with coconut sugar. We’ve introduced new flavors so you can choose to stick with your favorite or constantly switch up your mints. Our Green Tea Mints were our very first product as a company so they’ve been a favorite of ours as well! Our sugar-free green tea mints come in four delicious flavors to choose from: pink dragonfruit, tropical mango, moroccan mint, and yuzu ginger. Each one comes in our brand new packaging, just in time to be adventurous with your mints!

Where will your summer adventures take you? Wherever you may go, enjoy 15% off this month on all our sugar-free resealable mint packets.


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Eat...Drink...Scrub...Coconut Sugar!

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?

In a Drink

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!

In an Appetizer

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!

In a Main Course

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.

In a Dessert

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!

In a Scrub

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

In Products You Buy

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!

 

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4 Ways to Stay Hydrated this Summer

As summer starts and the temperature rises, staying hydrated becomes more important than ever. Besides just drinking water, there are more things you can do to keep yourself hydrated and healthy in the heat.

 

Avoid Sugary Sports Drinks

Avoid Sugary Drinks

Most sports drinks boast they hydrate better than water and replace the electrolytes you lose during exercise. What they fail to mention is that a 20 oz bottle has 34 grams of sugar! You’re most likely already aware sugar is bad for your health, but did you know drinks with high sugar content can also contribute to water loss? Instead try drinking coconut water. Coconut water is a natural source of electrolytes like potassium, calcium, sodium, manganese and magnesium. These minerals will hydrate you efficiently and provide you with the nutrients your body needs.

 

Exercise Wisely

Exercise Wisely

Have you been working out to get in shape for summer? As it warms up you will need to exercise extra caution during your workouts. Don’t just drink water during exercise, but be sure to drink before and after as well. When it comes to alcohol, avoid drinking the day of and day before exercise as the combination of the alcohol and exercise can leave you dangerously dehydrated.

 

Watch the Salt Hot Dogs

Watch the Salt

Summer can seem like a great time to enjoy salty things like hot dogs, popcorn, and fried food. They are okay in moderation, but it’s especially important to watch your salt intake in the heat since sodium contributes to fluid loss in your body. Also, keep a close eye out for pre-packaged, canned, and frozen meals because they tend to have more salt in them than you would expect!

 

Eat your water watermelon

Eat Your Water

Drinking isn’t the only way to stay hydrated! Try filling your plate with water based foods like watermelon, cucumber, strawberries, lettuce, and coconut. You will not only increase hydration, but get the added nutritional benefits of these fruits and vegetables.

 

Need an extra boost of hydration? Try our Green Tea +C! This effervescent drink mix gets its nutrients from real foods like acerola cherry, coconut water, ginger and turmeric–not synthetic vitamins.

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