Matcha Smoothie

Matcha has definitely been on my radar lately. Everywhere I look I see beautiful pictures of bright green food made with this pretty green tea powder.  Matcha is popular, in part, because it’s powdered and easy to add into recipes.  It’s also popular because of possible anti-oxidant properties.  Matcha contains EGCG which is thought to be a powerful anti-oxidant.  EGCG is found in pretty much all green tea.  Matcha also contains fiber and caffeine which help keep you full and energized.

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All the good stuff…

Matcha Smoothie

  • Servings: 1
  • Difficulty: easy
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Ingredients

  • 1 cup unsweetened vanilla almond milk
  • 1 cup organic baby kale
  • 1 cup organic raspberries
  • 1 organic banana
  • 1 tbs almond butter
  • 2 tbs matcha green tea powder (I used Rishi brand)
  • 4-6 ice cubes

Directions

Place all ingredients in a high-powered blender such as Vitamix and blend until smooth.


Nutrition Info:

  • Calories: approximately 350 cal
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Pretty and delicious

 

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