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What is Spirulina?

Hyun Joo Lee

What is Spirulina?

One of the most popular drinks at the Mama Bear Cafe is the Green the Hulk smoothie, a healthy blend of carefully selected ingredients such as spinach, kale, pineapple, cucumber, and apple. All of these are ingredients that the majority of our customers are familiar with, but one that we frequently receive questions about is spirulina.Spirulina is a major component to how the Green the Hulk boosts your health, and is also part of what gives the drink it’s unique green color. It’s actually a type of algae, though we use it in dehydrated form, that has been consumed for...


Agar Crystal Boba

Hyun Joo Lee

Agar Crystal Boba

Often times, customers approach our café having never tried boba, not to mention being ignorant to Agar! Agar crystal boba is a kind of boba that has a different texture than the typical black boba: where black boba is soft and chewy, Agar more similarly resembles flavored jellies. Crystal boba has a translucent appearance, with the traditional tapioca pearl shape. While crystal boba does differ from black boba in terms of appearance, there are also health benefits that come with ordering Agar in your drink! Agar (also known as Agar Agar orkanten) comes from a South Eastern seaweed and is...