Matcha Green Tea is developing quite a following among groups as diverse as bodybuilders and organic food fans. The word “Matcha” (also spelled “maccha”} is given to a very finely milled or powdered green tea. According to an unsourced statement on Wikipedia; “Matcha is a fine-ground, powdered, high-quality green tea and not the same as tea powder or green tea powder” You can read the page here.
According to a Matcha Green Tea product page at Amazon, the tea delivers all day energy and superior antioxidant content. There is a lot more as well; this is the link:
Now, about the smoothie!
With all the nutritional benefits the Matcha green tea provides there isn’t a lot more you really need to do other than make it really good! And we think this recipe does that well.
In your favorite blender mix:
- 1 cup milk (Almond, Rice, whole, 2%, etc.)
- 1 Tbsp Matcha Green Tea Powder
- 1 previously frozen banana (peel and slice BEFORE freezing!)
- 1/2 cup chopped Mango
- 1 Tbsp Chia seed
Everything goes in the blender at one time, mix it up and enjoy! Isn’t the rich green color wonderful?