One of the best things about matcha is that it is really versatile. Not only can it be used to make a warm or iced cup of green tea, but it can be used in a variety of different recipes. A great way to enjoy the benefits of matcha is in a smoothie. Stuck for smoothie ideas? Why not try out some of these amazing recipes and see if you can feel the benefit of matcha?
The still tasty basic smoothie
Want something quick and easy to make and delicious to enjoy? If you do, this basic green tea smoothie is great for you.
All you will need is 1 cup of milk (you can choose whatever variety you prefer), 1 banana, 5 ice cubes and 1 teaspoon of matcha.
Blend the banana with the ice cubes and then add the milk and matcha, blending it until it is smooth.
Fruity fresh blueberry and coconut smoothie
Blueberries are known to be a bit of a super fruit, packed full of antioxidants that are known to boost your health and immunity. They are also tasty little beasts! Want to enjoy matcha and blueberry together? A great smoothie idea is to blend 1 cup of frozen blueberries with 1 cup of coconut water, 1 banana, ½ cup of fresh spinach and ½ teaspoon of matcha.
You just need to blend all these ingredients together and you will have a fruity and flavour packed smoothie that you are sure to enjoy.
Immunity boosting green tea and ginger smoothie
There is a reason that ginger is used to treat a variety of different illnesses such as the common cold and arthritis, it is known to be a good boost to your immune system. When used in this smoothie recipe, not only is it great for your health, but it tastes pretty awesome too.
To create this smoothie you need to blend together 1 teaspoon of matcha, 2 tablespoons of ginger (fresh, grated or chopped will be fine), ½ juice from a lime, honey to taste.
The chocoholics matcha smoothie
Do you love a chocolatey treat? This smoothie is a great way to sate your sweet tooth, without worrying about over indulging.
Take 2 tablespoons of cocoa powder, ½ cup of oats, 1 banana sliced, 1 cup of almond milk and 2 teaspoons of matcha powder. Blending them together you will create a sweet and delicious smoothie that you will love to enjoy. You can even add a pinch of vanilla or sea salt if you want to make a delicious alternative flavour.
Here are some ideas for you to create your very own amazing matcha smoothie. There are a variety of different recipes for you to try out there, in fact, you can use matcha as a base to create a wide range of smoothies and drinks that you can enjoy!