Matcha Smoothie Bowl

Matcha Smoothie Bowl

Smoothie bowls and matcha green tea are a "matcha" made in heaven! This matcha smoothie bowl will have you blending your way to breakfast satisfaction. Making smoothie bowls are a convenient way to reap the benefits of plant-based ingredients.

Matcha is a potent powder with a higher antioxidant content than traditional green tea. It may help improve health from head to toe with its brain-boosting, cancer-fighting, and heart-healthy benefits.1,2

Makes 1 serving
Serving Size: 1 bowl
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 0 minutes

Ingredients for matcha smoothie bowl

  • 1 cup unsweetened almond milk
  • 1 tsp matcha green tea powder
  • ½ cup kale
  • ½ Granny smith apple
  • 2 tbsp plant-based protein powder
  • Ice to desired consistency

Toppings for matcha smoothie bowl

  • 1 tbsp chia seeds
  • 1 tbsp unsweetened shredded coconut
  • 1 tbsp hemp hearts

Directions for matcha smoothie bowl

  1. In a blender, combine almond milk, matcha powder, kale, apple, protein powder, and ice.
  2. Blend to desired consistency.
  3. Serve topped with chia seeds, coconut, and hemp hearts.
  4. Enjoy!

Scroll down to see the nutrition facts for this recipe!

References

Kochman J, Jakubczyk K, Antoniewicz J, Mruk H, Janda K. Health Benefits and Chemical Composition of Matcha Green Tea: A Review. Molecules. 2020;26(1):85. doi:10.3390/molecules26010085Unno K, Nakamura Y. Green Tea Suppresses Brain Aging. Molecules. 2021;26(16):4897. doi:10.3390/molecules26164897

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Nutrition facts

Per Serving

  • calories: 298
  • fat: 14g
  • fiber: 11g
  • potassium: 340mg
  • protein: 19g
  • sodium: 314mg
  • sugar: 7.5g
Photograph by Melissa Halas. All rights reserved. Used with permission.

Disclaimer: Type2Diabetes.com cannot guarantee a recipe that has been scaled to make a different number of servings from the original.


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