If you’re looking to boost your energy levels and metabolism without drinking coffee, then Matcha Latte could be your answer.
Matcha lattes are becoming increasingly popular all over the world, because of their incredible health benefits and delicious non-bitter, green tea taste.
What is Matcha?
Matcha is a type of green tea. It is the whole tea leaf, that has been stone ground into a powder. It is often called Matcha Green Tea Latte
So when you drink matcha, you consume the whole tea leaf – and all the goodness that’s in these leaves.
That’s why matcha contains 137x the antioxidants of a cup of standard green tea. And this helps increase energy levels, boost metabolism and protect your health – fighting diseases like cancer.
One standard serving of matcha contains a small amount of caffeine (just one fifth of a cup of coffee). This means that you’ll get a boost in energy – and because it’s released slowly in the body, the energy boost is sustained for a longer period of time.
Note: Make sure you buy your matcha green tea powder from a high quality source so you receive the full health benefits, and also so the flavour is not bitter. Low quality matcha can be very bitter. We recommend Zen Green Matcha Tea because of their premium Japanese quality and delicious, non-bitter taste.
How to Make a Matcha Latte
Matcha Latte Recipe
- 1 tsp matcha: Zen Green Matcha Tea Powder
- 2 tbsp hot (but not boiling) water
- 1 cup milk of your choice
- Optional: Drizzle of maple syrup or honey
- Stir the matcha into the water, until dissolved, in a mug.
- Warm the milk in a pan.
- Then pour the milk into the matcha. Give it a good stir.
- If you want to sweeten a little, add the honey and stir until dissolved.