Have you ever seen someone walking down the street with a cup full of what appears to be iced green milk? Chances are you saw someone sipping on some delicious matcha, which is finely ground green tea. Fit Snack is thrilled to be partners with Amoda Tea because they sell the best tasting matcha we’ve ever had! To spread the matcha love, here’s five health benefits of the special tea and some tasty recipes:
Health Benefits of Matcha
The Japanese have been drinking matcha for over 800 years! Here’s why:
-No caffeine crash! Unlike coffee, the caffeine in matcha is released slowly over 3-5 hours
-Increases your ability to focus! L-Theanine is a unique amino acid in matcha that stimulates the production alpha brain that improve your concentration.
-Boosts metabolism! Matcha drinkers can burn up to 40% more calories, even while resting!
-Packed with anti-aging antioxidants! 1 cup of matcha has as many antioxidants as 10 cups of run of the mill steeped green tea
For modern or traditional matcha (powder and hot water) all you need is a whisk!
-Want to challenge your baking skills? Try Raspberry Mint Matcha Macarons
-Need a quick snack before hitting the gym? Whip up some Lemon Matcha Energy Balls
-Craving chai? Make hot or iced matcha chai
-Love lattes? Sip on a iced matcha latte!
Who else loves matcha? What recipes would you add? Let us know!
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