Iced Matcha Latte
Do you love a good iced matcha latte moment to brighten your day? I do!
Matcha contains antioxidants, amino acids, vitamins and minerals that will start your day off right.
Matcha tea is at the center of Japanese tea ceremonies, using optimum shaded Gyokuro young leaves and grinding them to make the fine powder we call ceremonial grade matcha. With this method, since none of the rich nutrients are lost, matcha holds the ultimate green tea superpowers for health.
Now, not all matcha is the same and can really make a difference in how your matcha tastes and of course the benefit factors as well. When it comes to picking out the best matcha, going with a Ceremonial grade matcha is the best option. It is vibrant and deep in color and is a very fine and silky powder to touch, which will give your latte an extra boost of froth and vibrance.
Here are some great added benefits to drinking matcha: High in antioxidants, Promotes a healthy liver, Boosts brain function, Benefits cognitive and emotional health, Promotes weight loss, Helps with cholesterol reduction, Reduces the effects of stress, Detoxifies the body, Boosts energy and endurance, Promotes healthy skin, Boosts fertility and so much more.
Matcha is a great addition to add into your daily routine for a little energy booster with amazing benefits and below is a quick and easy latte recipe you can make at home, Enjoy!
Course: Beverage - Latte
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5-10 minutes
1 tsp ceremonial grade matcha
1/4 cup organic canned coconut cream
1 cup organic oat milk (unsweetened)
1 serving MCT oil
1-2 drops organic vanilla extract
Dash of organic ceylon cinnamon powder
Optional: 1-2 drops monk fruit, as desired
1. Combine matcha, oat milk, coconut cream and cinnamon powder in a blender and blend until completely smooth and put aside while you prepare your other ingredients.
2. Add the MCT oil, vanilla extract and monk fruit to your cup of choice and mix the liquids together.
3. Add some ice (I like to use crushed ice)
4. Pour the matcha into your cup, add a cute reusable straw and enjoy!
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