Matcha green tea is a miracle elixir that has been around for centuries in the Far East and is bursting with health benefits. A few of the benefits include a catechin called ECG, which is known best for it's cancer prevention properties. Matcha green tea increases energy and concentration without any of the unpleasant side effects of other caffeinated drinks. An amino acid in the powder, L-Theanine, helps to calm the brain. Matcha green tea is known to increase endurance, detox the body, burn calories, and promote overall health and immunity. For those looking to shed baby weight, consider the fact that matcha green tea powder revs the metabolism 4x faster than normal resting metabolism. For a very comprehensive guide to matcha green tea and it's body boosting benefits, check out this post:
Paired with vanilla almond milk, matcha green tea has a truly pleasant taste, so kick back and relax with your cuppa!
1 tsp matcha green tea powder
1/2 tsp cinnamon
4 Tbs boiled vanilla almond milk
2 cups almond milk
1 packet stevia
Mix well the matcha powder and cinnamon with 4 TBSP vanilla almond milk. Heat the 2 cups almond milk in a saucepan until warm. Next, add in your matcha liquid. Using a hand blender, whir the tea & milk mixture fully. Your drink should be naturally frothy on top. Add stevia to taste, and enjoy!