Recipe Found at Lakanto by SUZIE GRAY
This vegan, sugar-free, flavorful mint Matcha superfood smoothie is packed with refreshing, nutritious ingredients to boost your mood and brain power!
Lakanto's Matcha Green Tea is ethically sourced from Japan and is an amazing superfood that aids your body in so many ways. Some of the benefits of Matcha Green Tea include:
Rich in antioxidants- that have been linked with protection against heart disease and cancer, and improved blood sugar regulation, reduction in blood pressure, and anti-aging.
Matcha Green Tea contains EGCG, a polyphenol that has been shown to boost metabolism and slow the growth of cancer cells.
Contains caffeine- about the amount of caffeine in a cup of coffee but without the crash. Contains L-Theanine, which causes you to relax without feeling tired. Matcha gives you the healthy energy you need.
Boosts memory and concentration- a side effect of L-Theanine is the production of dopamine and serotonin, which enhances the mood, boosts memory, and promotes concentration.
Burns calories- Matcha assists the body with burning fat about four times faster than average.
Detoxifies the body– Matcha contains lots of chlorophyll, which gives it the vivid green color and helps to detoxify the body of heavy metals and chemical toxins
INGREDIENTS FOR MATCHA MINT GREEN SMOOTHIE:
1 cup almond milk
2 cups spinach
2-3 mint leaves or 2-3 drops peppermint essential oil
1/2 fresh or 1/2 cup frozen avocado
2 T chia seeds
2-3 drops Vanilla Monkfruit Drops