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!
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 !
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 Recipes
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 Skinnytaste
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 Lemons
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
Like these Matcha Green Tea Recipes? Here are some other round-ups you might enjoy:
- The Ultimate Healthy Pancake Round-Up
- The Best Energy Ball Recipes
- 7 Healthy Soup Recipes to Make all Winter
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