Drinks

Matcha Green Tea Latte

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creamy coconut milk, organic aromatic matcha, and rich honey in a warm cup of perfection

It is a long standing tradition in the Chinese and Japanese cultures to present this tea in ceremonies that focus on its preparation, serving, and drinking of the tea through a meditative style. Matcha is made by crushing the finest green tea leaves into refined green tea powder.  The process in which the powder is made makes this a hugely powerful source of antioxidants. Rather than seeping the tea leaves then discarding the leaves, this powder utilizes the entire tea leaf. The leaves are dried and finely ground. This process creates a deep emerald powder that allows the full absorption of nutrients of the tea leaf, rather than normally seeping the leaves to create tea. So when you drink matcha you’re consuming the entire tea leaf and all of it’s benefits. 1 cup of matcha green tea has as many antioxidants as 10 cups of brewed green tea. This matcha green tea gives full and immediate nutritional benefits including important powerful antioxidants with cancer fighting properties, polyphenols (which include anti-inflammatory properties), and vitamins, like vitamins A, B, C, E, and K. It’s soothing, refreshing, and the perfect guilt-free latte.

Matcha Green Tea Latte

Ingredients:

¾ cup coconut milk (or soy, almond etc)
1 tbsp organic matcha green tea powder
¼ cup boiled water
½ tbsp – 1 tbsp raw honey, depending on how sweet you prefer (or use maple syrup, agave etc)

Directions:

  1. Heat coconut milk to a bare simmer on medium to high heat.
  2. In your serving mug or small bowl add the matcha green tea powder. Next add ¼ cup boiled water and using a bamboo whisk, whisk briskly until combined into a paste-like mixture.
  3. Pour hot coconut milk into matcha green tea mixture and lightly stir until combined.
  4. Add sweetener and stir. 
  5. Enjoy warm!

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