Matcha green tea powder is less bitter than steeped green tea and its super concentrated form packs in ten times more antioxidants per serving. Matcha is also a good detoxifier and provides a mellow, more sustained caffeine boost — perfect to throw into a pre-workout shake, if you ask us. Plus, it tastes even better with a hint of vanilla.
Vanilla Matcha Protein Smoothie Recipe
Total time: 5 minutes
1 cup unsweetened almond milk
2 scoops (39.8 grams) vanilla protein powder
1/2 cup ice
2 teaspoons matcha green tea powder
1/2 teaspoon maple syrup
Fresh vanilla bean, scraped from 1 inch of a pod
- Combine all ingredients in a blender and mix until smooth.
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