7 Ways to Enjoy Amazing Matcha Tea
Matcha tea has 137 times more antioxidants than the green tea from which it’s made. If you’re not sure how to use it, here are tips for working this amazing tea into meals.
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Especially soothing during the winter months, matcha can be enjoyed in lots of different ways. Here dietitian Kristin Kirkpatrick, MS, RD, LD, shares some favorites.
Add matcha powder to your favorite smoothie recipes. Or try this:
Blend 1 cup spinach + 1 banana + ½ tsp. matcha + ½ cup almond milk + additional fruit (berries, apple, pineapple, mango) + ice to taste.
Combine chia seeds with cow’s, almond or coconut milk. Mix in matcha. Top with fruit, nuts or coconut.
Add matcha into homemade soups. It’s especially good in cucumber and asparagus soup recipes.
Sprinkle matcha into your homemade guacamole.
Heat ¾ cup cow’s, almond or coconut milk. Mix in 1 tsp. matcha.
Try this simple no-cook recipe: Combine 2 cups natural, unsalted, chunky peanut butter + 2 Tbsp. ground flaxseed + ½ cup dried apricots + 1 Tbsp. amber honey + matcha to taste.
Add some matcha into veggie stir-fry recipes.