Matcha Green Tea Smoothies!

How perfect would this have been for St. Patricks Day?

Matcha SmoothiesI dropped the ball on that, didn’t I? Oh well. It’s still delicious and green a week later!

This smoothie was not what I had initially planned – it was supposed to be a matcha muffin. We know how much I love my muffins. (And more muffins. And more. ) But they turned out kind of gross. ( I think too much lemon peel and baking soda made for a gross chemical reaction. Blegh.) Which honestly was for the best, because coming off the cleanse you are supposed to transition into solid foods and carbs and this was the last thing I should have been eating.

Instead we have a super yummy matcha smoothie – that tastes a lot like Starbuck’s Green Tea Frap – except you know, actually healthy for you!

Matcha SmoothieSince I started the cleanse, I’ve found that I get full much faster (which is weird because I was never super hungry while on it), so this has been a great breakfast for me as a transition back to regular eating (jeeze, I sound like an infant!). It really is so creamy and delicious, and I personally love the taste of Matcha. It has a slight flavor of banana (that’s what makes it so creamy!) but its not really noticeable. Matcha SmoothiesI have to be honest – I never realized how much I loved the flavor of matcha – I had no idea that Sbux’s green tea frap was basically Matcha powder…. mixed with a ton of cream and sugar. This gives me that fix, but in a healthy way, which is what I love about making things for yourself!

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Matcha Green Tea Smoothies!

Matcha Green Tea Smoothies!

Ingredients

  • 1 cup Soy or Almond Milk
  • 1 Banana
  • 3 teaspoons Matcha Powder
  • 1 teaspoon Agave Nectar
  • 3-4 Ice Cubes

Instructions

  1. Blend all ingredients in a blender or food processor. Drink cold!
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Matcha Smoothies

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