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Green Matcha Milkshake | Nutrition Stripped x Panatea healthy smoothie recipe
Eat Well May. 15. 2016
Breakfast

Green Matcha Milkshake

May. 15. 2016
Breakfast
McKel Kooienga, MS, RDN, LDN

McKel Kooienga, MS, RDN, LDN

Dietitian, Founder and CEO

You know those times, especially in the summer, when you just want to gulp down a big ole’ sweet and creamy milkshake and be done with it — but with no guilt, no bloating, no sugar high and crash? Well you’ll find that in this recipe that has 100% nourishing ingredients blended into one delicious and healthy milkshake alternative. Plus it contains healthful fats, protein, fiber and antioxidants (2)! Also, this Matcha Milkshake has a secret (not-so-secret) antioxidant that gives a little boost of energy from caffeine, fights inflammation, and has been linked (1) to other health benefits such as cancer prevention,

Matcha milkshake

First I shared my all time favorite matcha recipe, the Matcha Tea Latte, as a great pick me up in the afternoon or a kickstart to your morning routine, but now it’s dessert time to shine. I’m a big fan of matcha tea because not only does it pack a ton of nutrition but it’s also delicious and incredibly versatile.

 

 

Green Matcha Milkshake
Recipe Type: dessert, breakfast, entree
Author: McKel Hill, MS, RD, LDN
Prep time:
Total time:
Serves: 1
A delicious creamy dairy-free milkshake made with coconut milk, matcha, and vanilla.
Ingredients
  • 1 cup canned full fat coconut milk
  • ½ cup almond milk
  • 1 frozen banana
  • 2 teaspoons Matcha powder
  • 1 tablespoon almond butter
  • ¼ cup shredded unsweetened coconut
  • ¼ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Pinch of sea salt, adjust to taste
Instructions
  1. Using a high-speed blender, combine all ingredients in the blender and blend until smooth. Adjust all seasonings to taste and add ice to thicken and chill further.
  2. Enjoy immediately and garnish with optional toasted coconut and additional dash of matcha.

Other recipes you may enjoy include: Turmeric Milkshake, Cinnamon Tahini Protein Smoothie, Matcha Tea Latte, Matcha Dark Chocolate Popcorn

Things I used to make this recipe: High speed blendercoconut milk, vanilla, almond butter

I want to hear from you!

Tell me if you like this one! I hope you all enjoy this recipe as much as I do and feel free to “share” this recipe by tagging me @nutritionstripped and using the #nutritionstripped.

xx McKel

 

Resources:
(1): http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2855614/

(2): http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/14518774

The Recipe

Serves 1

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Ingredients:

    • 1 cup canned full fat coconut milk

 

    • ½ cup almond milk

 

    • 1 frozen banana

 

    • 2 teaspoons matcha powder

 

    • 1 tablespoon almond butter

 

    • ¼ cup shredded unsweetened coconut

 

    • ¼ teaspoon vanilla extract

 

    • Pinch of sea salt, adjust to taste

 

Directions:

 

    1. Using a high-speed blender, combine all ingredients in the blender and blend until smooth. Adjust all seasonings to taste and add ice to thicken and chill further.

 

    1. Enjoy immediately and garnish with optional toasted coconut and additional dash of matcha.

 

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