Japanese hold this health is wealth philosophy which has worked for them for thousands of years. Even in this day and age where everyone is embracing all the possible junk from McDonald’s, it is still glorious to see the world accepting healthy traditional recipes as a trend. Surely, all hope is not lost in a world skyrocketing with obesity! But we got your back and now we’ve decided to match(y-a) with our delightful matcha recipe (don’t throw stones, just had to do that!)
If you don’t know what that is, buckle up as we take you down the health wonderland. Your summer doesn’t get any sweeter and healthier than this!
What is a Matcha Recipe?
If there is a herb that’s rocking the modern age, matcha would be it. I mean, even the gurus over at Starbucks offers an iced herbal latte. But what is matcha and what recipes can come out of it? Why all the hype?
It is simply green tea! No, we said that wrongly…
Matcha is THE green tea! It comes from the bushes of Camellia sinensis which undergo a thorough process during harvesting thus the costs. The plant is covered a few days before harvesting to maintain the rich chlorophyll in it. Then it is air-dried resulting in a vibrant green herbal recipe.
Health Benefits of a Matcha Recipe
EGCG (epigallocatechin gallate) levels in pure matcha recipes are just amazing as compared to antioxidants in other herbs! The health benefits attributed to this include;
- Better brain functionality and memory power
- Lower blood pressure
- Improved bone and muscle power
- Reduced cholesterol levels which can help when on diet
- Better immunity against the flu and common colds
- Better blood levels
- Anti-cancer efficacies especially when using our matcha smoothie recipe
- Relaxation and calmness – don’t worry, it’s not related to cannabis!
This is where we tell you to get out your ninja blender and prepare to make the best smoothies, but wait! There is a manner you can use it and still fail to reap these fantastic health gains. So, what’s the best way to make a matcha drinks recipe?
Making Incredible Matcha Recipes
Quality matters most when making anything with the herb. The best quality matcha recipe has a sweet rich vegetal taste. Don’t use boiling water unless you want to experience the bitter side of a matcha recipe. Whisk in near-boiling water till the froth is formed then add steamy water to your desired levels. Latte recipes have milk which may reduce the potency of your matcha recipe.
Iced Matcha Recipe
- Ice cubes
- 1 spoon of matcha green tea
- Coconut or almond milk.
The tea powder and the milk is added to the blended banana and blended.
Fruity Matcha Tea Smoothie
- Here, you have the liberty to use the berries of your choice – blackberries, strawberries, raspberries or even blueberries
- Premium grade matcha.
This matcha smoothie recipe is most ideal as you start your day. Pump yourself with healthy calories to see you through.
Keto Matcha Recipe
If you’re keen about maintaining a sleek figure and reducing ‘em carbs, there is an endless list of keto smoothies made using herbal keto recipe. Moreover, this list also shows you the best matcha syrup recipe.
This vegan herb gives you the liberty to play around with different recipes. For instance, you don’t only have to come up with matcha drinks with reduced potency, you can come up with baked matcha recipes or even cooked and still preserve the ideal taste and pros of this green herb. Have you tried any matcha recipe yet? What was your experience like?
Malcolm Cano has been writing all about Food & Kitchen related topics for 2 years. As a dad, he really appreciates making parenting easier with his tips. Also, he had a lot of home improvement ideas to share.
Malcolm specializes in plant-based diets. Besides nutrition, Malcolm is also a physical exercise enthusiast who believes that diet and exercise go hand in hand for a healthy body and mind.