Matcha Smoothie

Smoothies are one of the most efficient ways to get the most nutrients as possible in 1 dish,  the format works. Adding Matcha to your smoothie is a great way to add some more fiber, chlorophyll and vitamins. Matcha has also be known to boost metabolisms and it detoxifies your body naturally and efficiently. So what are you waiting for? Bust out that blender and get your health on with this groovy green Matcha Smoothie!

PREP TIME: 3 MIN (excluding the time it takes to find the lid to your blender and write a note in your phone to yourself to re-organise your cupboards)

TOTAL TIME: 3 MIN (excluding the time it will take you to take photos of this beauty and share it on Instagram)

SERVING SIZE: 1-2 PEOPLE (3-4 elves)

INGREDIENTS

  • 2 cups spinach

  • 2 Tbsp chia seeds

  • 1 tsp matcha

  • ½ large or 1 small banana

  • 1 avocado

  • 1-2 Tbsp almond milk (start with 1 and add a little more if it’s too thick)

  • ½-1 Tbsp honey, optional

  • 1-2 scoops protein powder if you’d like

  • Top it off with whatever you like! Including but not limited to : raspberries, blueberries, banana, chocolate chip, a shot of Scotch, bacon maybe? Whatever you like.

DIRECTIONS

  1. Add the spinach, chia seeds, matcha, 1 avocado, banana, and 1 Tbsp almond milk to your food processor bowl. Process and scrape sides as needed. Add ½-1 more tablespoon almond milk as needed.

  2. Add 2 scoops of protein powder (if you want) and matcha and the  smoothie bowl is ready to eat. If you choose not to add a protein powder, you will probably want to add a little sweetener because the matcha can be bitter. Add ½ to 1 Tbsp of honey (or more) to sweeten to your taste.

  3. Scoop into a bowl and add the topping YOU love!

Naina Madan