Matcha powder is high quality green tea, in powder form. Green tea is known for it’s health benefits, including being a quality antioxidant. The matcha form gives off 137 times more antioxidants than a regularly brewed green tea. Since matcha uses the entire green tea leaf, you receive 100% of the benefits from it. It’s just, well…it tastes rather strong. So you’re going to need some delicious ways to incorporate it into your daily diet, and receive those antioxidant benefits! Smoothies are a great way to serve it up. Along with other super foods such as avocados, bananas, and more – this smoothie is a reliable on-the-go bevvie for your diet. Plus, Mama said eat yo greens.

Servings: 1
Prep Time: 2 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 cup almond milk (sweetened, or unsweetened)
  • 1/2 tsp matcha powder
  • 1/2 banana, sliced
  • 1/2 ripe avocado
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 cup ice
  • Optional - garnishes such as blackberries, kiwi and unsweetened coconut flakes
  • Optional - if you prefer to make it sweeter, you can add a tbsp of maple syrup

Equipment

  • Blender
  • Drinking Glass

Method

  • Starting with the almond milk, place all of your ingredients into the blender, and blend until smooth.
  • Pour into a drinking glass, top with any garnishes (such as blackberries, kiwi and coconut flakes) and enjoy!
Sarah Nicole

Since successfully losing 100lbs by changing her relationship with food and her body, Sarah has taken her passion for food and balanced it between cucumbers and cupcakes. When she's not bustling her way around a kitchen, you can find her working out or winding down at home with her 3 kids and pug. Follow Sarah's journey on Instagram @TheBirdsPapaya.

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