Have you hopped on the matcha train yet? You've probably come across this Instagrammable green tea powder in every single health store and cool coffee shop you go to because it's that good. Buried inside of this ancient Chinese and Japanese powder are powerful antioxidants, amino acids, and vitamin C, all of which have incredible skin and health benefits.
People can't get enough of this green drink because of the impact it can have on your physical and holistic health. Speaking of physical health, studies show that this green tea drink can help you burn more calories and shed fat. The real question is, what can't matcha do? It's proven to be anti-aging, boost your metabolism, give you radiant skin, and give your overall mental health a positive boost.
The caffeinated properties within matcha, like L-theanine, can also substitute your morning cup of coffee. There are so many delicious ways to incorporate this tea into your diet, and one of our favorites is a matcha smoothie. Not sure what to throw in your blender? We scoured Pinterest for the easiest, most mouthwatering matcha smoothie recipes. Your mornings will be done right with one of these matcha smoothies. You can also snap a good Instagram picture while you're at it (priorities, you know).
Scroll on for the best matcha smoothie recipes to add to your grocery list.
All the breakfast superfoods are jam-packed into this coconut matcha melon smoothie: mango, kiwi, bananas, and more. Add a bit of Greek yogurt to make this extra filling.
This five-minute matcha smoothie is perfect for the girl on the go. This simple yet satisfying blend of bananas, kiwi, matcha, and almond milk will do the job. Plus, you can add your own desired toppings to make it look all pretty.
You can't deny the sweet delight of fresh pineapples. Or the tastiness of this matcha green tea pineapple smoothie—a zesty recipe full of all the greens: kale, matcha powder, banana, lemon, and pineapple.
This vegan, dairy-free matcha smoothie recipe will take all of two minutes out of your morning. All you need are bananas, matcha powder, coconut milk, and a tiny bit of coconut palm sugar.
Cure your sweet tooth in the healthiest way with this coconut vanilla matcha smoothie. No joke, these ingredients are mouthwatering: matcha, vanilla extract, pineapple, coconut milk, and agave.
Can you believe just strawberries and matcha create this pretty, picturesque drink? The recipe is that simple.
This healthy alternative tastes like strawberry milkshake without the calories. If you like matcha paired with something sweet, this one's for you. The added granola on top makes this an ideal quick breakfast.
Peaches? Yes, please. This mango peach green tea smoothie is a flavorful one. All you need is matcha, leafy greens, mango, peach, and a dash of almond milk to make this five-minute drink.