Friday, May 27, 2011

Matcha - The Perfect Pick Me Up

The ceremonial drinking grade of Matcha is perfect for daily consumption. This daily treat contains the highest color quality, nutrient value, and taste for the average consumer. Matcha is the only tea variety that is ground into fine powder form. When drinking Matcha or enjoying a food or beverage made from Matcha – you consume the entire tea leaf. Thus receiving the full nutrition benefits of the whole tea leaf, high concentration of green tea antioxidants, amino acids, vitamins, minerals and fiber.

Matcha is extremely rich in 3 very important nutrients that are of high interest for healthier lifestyle living: Insoluble Fibers, Antioxidants, and L-Theanines.

Tea Smoothie (makes 8oz cup)

Fill an 8oz cup with 4-5 cubes ice and plain soy milk*. Pour into a blender and add 1 Tbsp (15g) of Matcha into the blender and blend until smooth.

Tea Latte (makes 8oz cup)

Combine 8oz of plain soy milk* and add 1 Tbsp (15g) of Matcha and steam the soymilk using a steamer until it creates a fine froth.

*Regular Milk or Plain Soy milk

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