Mint and Matcha Power Smoothie
It’s time to ditch your morning coffee for this tasty smoothie. Matcha is a concentrated green tea that’s rich in antioxidants and shown to lower blood pressure and improve glucose levels.
Makes one, 20 ounce smoothie
1 cup unsweetened almond milk
1 ½ cups baby spinach
2 tablespoons vanilla brown rice protein powder
1 teaspoon mint extract
1 teaspoon honey
1 teaspoon powdered matcha
Combine all ingredients in blender. Blend on medium speed for 1 to 2 minute.
- This recipe uses brown rice protein powder. You can use another variation, but make sure it contains little or no added sugar.
- Matcha can be purchased in natural-food stores and tea shops.
200 calories, 14 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 3 g fat (0 g saturated fat), 19 g protein, 230 mg sodium