'Ma' 'Cha' In My Smoothie Bowl: including recipe for Matcha Smoothie Bowl

Matcha comes from the Japanese words ‘cha’, meaning tea, and ‘ma’, which means powder. Its use can be traced back to as early as 2700 B.C., when Chinese Emperor Shen Nong first popularized the custom of tea drinking. From there, green tea spread to Japan, where the practice evolved into a fascinating ritual and an integral part of health and wellness practices.

Today, green tea (and matcha specifically), is treasured over the world for its dynamic properties, many of which are now supported by science, as well as its phenomenal taste.

Green tea is prized for its delicate flavour and sweet scent. Ceremonial-Grade Matcha is the highest grade.

Why not try adding Matcha to your Smoothie Bowl, using this recipe.

100ml almond milk
1 large frozen banana
1 Tbs hemp seed hearts
1 handful of spinach
Blend together in a high-speed blender, then pour into a bowl. Top with chia seeds, coconut flakes and blueberries.
Recipe by Terri Newens

Blog text by Rose Holmes, Nutritionist, BSc, Dip.ION, PGCE, mBANT

September 13, 2022 by Rose Holmes