Matcha Smoothie Bowl with Granola
Matcha tastes great, gives you energy, and whether you want it or not, it gives you excellent health benefits. This cold and creamy matcha green tea smoothie or smoothie bowl is packed with healthy ingredients.
A matcha smoothie bowl makes a refreshing and nourishing breakfast or snack. This recipe is for 2 smoothie bowls.
What is a smoothie bowl?
A smoothie bowl is a thick smoothie served in a bowl with toppings. It has ice-cream like consistency. Smoothie bowls are more substantial than a regular smoothie and make a great breakfast or snack. You can use a smoothie bowl to eat as many fruits as you want as toppings. It acts as a tasty base and enhances food flavor.
Here's how you can make this smoothie bowl.
Tools you need
- High-speed blender (like Vitamix, Ninja or Nutribullet)
- Chashaku bamboo spoon
- 2 spoons of Premium Culinary Matcha
- 2 Frozen bananas (Sliced)
- 2 Frozen kiwis (Sliced)
- 30 grams baby spinach
- 100-150 ml oat milk
- Seasonal fresh fruit
- Blend the Matcha powder with 100 ml oat milk until it is completely dissolved and the liquid is nice and green
- Add frozen bananas, kiwis, and spinach to the blender and blend until smooth
- If the smoothie is too thick you can add more milk, this step is optional
- Pour the smoothie into a bowl and top with granola and fresh fruit
- Enjoy your delicious Matcha Smoothie Bowl!
You are going to need a high-speed blender like Vitamix or Nutribullet. Kitchen Aid will also work. This bowl is supposed to be thick. However, if your blender refuses to blend or isn't blending the mixture as smooth, you can either add more Oat Milk or cold water.
It is very important to make the smoothie with frozen fruit to achieve a nice texture.
Matcha is rich in fiber, chlorophyll, vitamins, and minerals. Matcha contains high levels of catechins, a type of phytochemical that acts as an antioxidant. Matcha has been shown to boost metabolism and burn calories. One study showed that people who took Matcha burned 25% more calories than those who didn't.
Matcha also has L-Theanine, an amino acid that creates alpha waves in the brain, which leads to a state of relaxation and well-being without drowsiness. Matcha is also scientifically proven to help detoxify the body, improve cholesterol levels, and prevent certain types of cancer.