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20 Healthy Recipes with Matcha Green Tea

February 15, 2019

Matcha has so many benefits beyond your standard green tea latte! Here are 20 Healthy Recipes with Matcha Green Tea so you can benefit from all of its antioxidant health properties!

Matcha has so many benefits beyond your standard green tea latte! Here are 20 Healthy Recipes Using Matcha Green Tea so you can benefit from all of its antioxidant health properties!

FYI. You need (more) Matcha in your life!

What if I told you there was a magic ingredient that boosts your metabolism, spikes your energy levels, wards off nasty hangovers, and even fights cancer?

Yep, its true- this mean green fighting machine is a health hero and the hottest food trends these last few years. Though matcha has been around for decades, foodstagrammers went wild snapping pics of their #matchalattes at matcha cafes all around the world this year. The matcha movement is real folks.

What Are The Health Benefits of Matcha?

Throughout this year of matcha madness, we have seen matcha move far beyond the cup and onto our plates. Now you can have your tea and eat it too, by incorporating matcha into your baking, cooking and even into your skin care regimen. So what makes matcha so great?

Matcha is packed with antioxidants and in particular, catechins a class of plant compounds that help the body eliminate free radicals. Not only that, but matcha has been shown to help support the liver, the heart as well as boost brain health. Need help focusing? Matcha is got you covered! Matcha has roughly a quarter of the amount of caffeine as a similar-sized cup of brewed black coffee. There are also no spikes and crashes as matcha contains L-Theanine, a phytonutrient which slows the body’s absorption of caffeine.

So are you looking to meet your match-a? Try out one or all 20 of these healthy matcha recipes !

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20 Healthy Matcha Recipes beyond the Matcha Latte

 

1. Chocolate Matcha Energy Balls from The Healthy Maven

2. Matcha Green Tea Green Waffles by Fit Foodie Finds

3. DIY Pore Minimizing Face Mask by SHEuncovered

4. Matcha Green Granola Bars by My New Roots

5. Black Bean Burgers with Green Tea Basil Aoli by Healthy Seasonal Recipesbeautiful mess donuts

6. Matcha Green Tea Donuts by A Beautiful Mess

7. Matcha Green Tea Chocolate Chip Cookies by The Healthy Maven

8. Glow Green! Matcha Yogurt Breakfast Bowl by Food to Glow

9. Matcha Green Tea Shots by Skinnytastelove and lemons matcha cups

10. White Chocolate and Matcha Almond Butter Cups by Love and Lemons

11. Matcha Mochi Yogurt Pops by My Name is Yeh

12. Matcha Protein Energy Bars by The Healthy Maven

13. Dark Chocolate Matcha Date Bars by Little Market Kitchen

14. Matcha Coconut Latte by Love and LemonsNerdy+Bites+-+Chia+Seed+Pudding

15. Matcha Chia Seed Pudding by Nerdy Bites

16. Matcha Green Tea Coconut Pancakes by The Healthy Foodie

17. Matcha (Green Tea) Banana “Ice Cream” by Oh How Civilized

18. Matcha Green Tea Energy Bites by Food Faith Fitness

19. No-Bake White Chocolate Matcha Cheesecake by The Healthy Maven

20. Matcha Granola by Panatea

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    Melinda Sand
    April 2, 2019 at 4:05 pm

    I have to avid myself eating these recipes of Matcha, cause the tea gives me vibration.

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    Whitney @ To Live & Diet in L.A.
    December 4, 2015 at 7:07 pm

    Oh these all look amazing!! I love matcha’s pretty green color + earthy taste. Def going to try your cookies!

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    Emilie @ Emilie Eats
    December 4, 2015 at 3:01 pm

    All of these look so delicious! I was on a matcha kick over the summer but for some reason I never ordered more. That’s got to change! Isn’t food just more fun to eat when it’s a different color? 😉

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      Davida Kugelmass
      December 4, 2015 at 3:26 pm

      Exactly! I love how bright it is! Was just telling Ashley that I also like to add it to my oats a) for the caffeine but b) cause it’s so GREEN!!!

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    rachel @ athletic avocado
    December 4, 2015 at 1:35 pm

    i’ve actually never tried matcha before, sad, i know! I must get on this, these recipes look too good not to make!

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      Davida Kugelmass
      December 4, 2015 at 3:25 pm

      Aw well we’ll have to chat that, my dear!

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        Jola
        July 30, 2020 at 1:58 pm

        Eberything with matcha looks always beautiful, tastes delicious. I drink matcha every day mainly because of its healthy benefits. But I always try to ask people that publish such recipes if they have any knowledge how much of those healthy compounds that matcha have are still present and active after baking or cooking and nobody ansvered me so far. When we prepare matcha tea we shouldn’t use boiling water but wait a few minutes so that the temperature drops and this way we obtain very healthy tea, we do not destroy healthy compounds matcha has. Logically if we bake or cook with matcha we kill everything that is the best in matcha and we end up with beautiful and delicious dishes but without those healthy properties everybody write in introductions to the recipies.

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    Ashley @ Fit Mitten Kitchen
    December 4, 2015 at 12:32 pm

    You must have read my mind because I randomly decided to throw some matcha in my overnight oats (that I am having for lunch) today 😀

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      Davida Kugelmass
      December 4, 2015 at 3:25 pm

      YES!!! I love adding matcha to my oats…esp because I can never get enough caffeine. P.S. I’m still buzzing from this morning’s insanely strong 2 cups of coffee. I have a problem.

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    Rebecca @ Strength and Sunshine
    December 4, 2015 at 11:31 am

    I feel bad, I never use my matcha I have!

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    dixya | food, pleasure, and health
    December 4, 2015 at 8:58 am

    omggggg i love all things matcha so im droolinggggg

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    Shashi at RunninSrilankan
    December 4, 2015 at 8:29 am

    After looking at this list – I DEFINITELY You need more Matcha in my life! What a collection – I am especially drooling over those Green tea chocolate chip cookies!

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      Davida Kugelmass
      December 4, 2015 at 11:04 am

      I need more matcha too! I love it so much. So happy Jess put together all of these amazing ideas!

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