Qi Matcha Summer Smoothie
Updated: Sep 6, 2018
If you feel like boosting your breakfast smoothie with the wonderful benefits of Matcha Green Tea Powder then look no further! Qi Organic Matcha Green Tea Powder is made from finely ground, shade-grown leaves and is a scrumptious addition to any morning routine...
Qi Matcha Summer Smoothie
If you feel like boosting your breakfast smoothie with the wonderful benefits of Matcha Green Tea Powder then look no further! Qi Organic Matcha Green Tea Powder is made from finely ground, shade-grown leaves and is a scrumptious addition to any morning routine. Matcha has been used for centuries by Japanese monks to relax and meditate whilst still remaining alert.
Not only is the smoothie a fast and delicious breakfast fix, with Qi Matcha Powder you will be boosting your morning with all the antioxidant goodness found in our Premium Grade product.
Smoothies can be as diverse and daring as you like, so this recipe can be used as a guide - feel free to add anything your imagination desires to your morning miracle drink and quickly crack out the blender and indulge your wildest smoothie fantasies!!!
Serves 1 - 2
1 x tsp Qi Organic Matcha Green Tea Powder
1 x Banana
150 ml Oat / Soy / Almond Milk
200 g Mixed Frozen Summer Berries
2 x Table spoons Natural Greek Yogurt
Chuck it all in the blender, pulse until smooth, and enjoy… YUM
Delicious and healthy additions - Add any or many of these to give your morning an added boost!!
Baby spinach (Spinach is an excellent source of vitamin K, vitamin A (in the form of carotenoids), manganese, folate, magnesium, iron, copper, vitamin B2, vitamin B6, vitamin E, calcium, potassium and vitamin C. It is a very good source of dietary fibre, phosphorus, vitamin B1, zinc, protein and choline)
Kale (low in calorie, high in fibre and has zero fat. One cup of kale has only 36 calories, 5 grams of fibre and 0 grams of fat. It is great for aiding in digestion and elimination with its great fibre content. It's also filled with so many nutrients, vitamins, folate and magnesium and a ton more)!!
Blueberries (The fibre, potassium, folate, vitamin C, vitamin B6, and phytonutrient content in blueberries supports heart health. The absence of cholesterol from blueberries is also beneficial to the heart. Fibre content helps to reduce the total amount of cholesterol in the blood and decrease the risk of heart disease).
Whole Oats (Oats Are Incredibly Nutritious. ...whole oats are rich in antioxidants, including Avenanthramides.,oats Contain a Powerful Soluble Fibre Called Beta-Glucan. They can lower cholesterol levels and protect LDL cholesterol from damage. Oats can improve blood sugar control. Oatmeal is very filling and may help you feel fuller for longer.)
Protein Powder - if your training (It’s true that high-protein shakes can help develop lean muscle mass, which is a benefit for all women, but it's also true that shakes can encourage fat loss, increase satiety, deliver essential nutrients and even improve metabolic activity).
Chia Seeds (They are an excellent source of omega-3 fatty acids, rich in antioxidants, and they provide fibre, iron, and calcium. Omega-3 fatty acids help raise HDL cholesterol, the "good" cholesterol that protects against heart attack and stroke).
Coconut Oil (high in natural saturated fats. Saturated fats not only increase the healthy cholesterol (known as HDL cholesterol) in your body, but also help convert the LDL “bad” cholesterol into good cholesterols. By increasing the HDL in the body, it helps promote heart health and lower the risk of heart disease)