3 Ways To Make a Creamy Matcha Latte

 

A good day starts with a good morning routine and a healthy breakfast. What’s breakfast without your favorite coffee or tea?! If you’re a tea lover, you probably already know about or already drink matcha! Here are 3 easy, creamy matcha latte recipes to try out now!

Benefits of Matcha 

 

  • High in antioxidants. Matcha is rich in catechins, a class of plant compounds in tea that act as natural antioxidants
  • May help protect the liver. 
  • Boosts brain function. 
  • May help prevent cancer
  • May promote heart health.
  • Helps you lose weight
  • Matcha tea is very easy to prepare.
  • Steady energy boost through out the day without the afternoon crash.

 

Each Latte recipe is made with a similar base.

Serving size: One serving. About 1 cup.

Base Ingredients: 

1/4 Cup- Hot Water

1 teaspoon- Matcha powder

1 tablespoon – Choice of milk alternative

3 tablespoons – Canned coconut cream 

Sweetener of choice (some options: dates, honey, coconut sugar, or stevia)

Extra Tip: If you’d like a thinner consistency, replace the 3 tablespoons of coconut cream for 3 tablespoons of milk.

INSTRUCTIONS FOR BASE RECIPE:

Step One: Prepare your matcha. In your 1/4 cup of Hot Water mix in 1/2 teaspoon of matcha. Mix with matcha whisk. If you do not have a matcha whisk a regular whisk should work fine.

Step Two: In a separate cup mix the 3 tablespoons of coconut cream and 1 tablespoon of milk together. 

Step Three: Follow the directions for your choice of matcha mix below. 

 

 

Strawberry

                  For a sweet treat!

You will need:

1/2 Cup Strawberries

1 tablespoon Milk of your choice

Mix strawberry and milk ingredients together in blender and blend. Transfer mixture to your serving cup add the matcha and the cream and milk base. Mix all together. Enjoy!

Vanilla 

            For a light vanilla taste!

You will need:

1 teaspoon- Vanilla Extract or Vanilla Bean paste

 

Mix well into milk and cream base. Then add prepared matcha and mix all together. Enjoy!

Coffee 

         For an extra caffeine boost!

 You will need:

 1/4 cup Coffee

 Mix into matcha and cream base. Enjoy!

 

Matcha Brand Used:

Organic Ceremonial Grade Matcha- Matcha Sense: Amazon $39.95

 

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