Matcha latte is the perfect hot drink to start the day. We make a lot of lattes in the morning but matcha is one of our go-to because you don’t need to drink coffee after drinking matcha. It is also rich in antioxidants and when you drink it first thing in the morning the body absorbs it better. So when we are having a bad stomach day, we drink a cup of matcha. I recommend drinking matcha for breakfast or during lunchtime but not in the evening because it has caffeine and you will have difficulty sleeping.
I have found this the easiest way to make matcha in the morning. You put everything in a small pot until it boils, blend it, and enjoy. This way not only its delicious but it is healthy too.
This way of making matcha is the one I use when making most of my lattes. I usually like to sweeten everything with dates. They have a caramel-like texture and give the drinks natural sweetness and extra nutritional value.
I use cashew milk because is my favorite. It is sweet and creamy. I have to admit, if I have forgotten to soak my cashews overnight, they are the easiest nuts to make milk out of. They are also healthy and are a good source of magnesium.
Matcha powder is an easy and simple way to add powerful health benefits to your everyday diet. One of the most unexpected health benefits of matcha tea is that drinkers experience a boost of energy throughout the day. If you want to substitute coffee, matcha is the best.
It is packed with antioxidants including the powerful EGCg. It boosts metabolism and burns calories and also provides :
Why does this matter?
Antioxidants are the body’s defense agents. They are chemical compounds that prevent aging and chronic diseases. Put simply, the more you have, the better equipped your body is in the fight against infections and disease.
Ready in 5 minutes
Serves 2 people
- 1 tsp matcha powder
- 1 cup almond/cashew milk
- 1 cup of water
- 3 dates (pitted)
- Dash of cinnamon
- Sprinkle of vanilla powder
- Start by placing all the ingredients in a blender or using a handheld blender, blend all the ingredients together until frothy.
- Transfer the mixture to a small pan to heat at a medium temperature, stirring occasionally until hot.
- Sieve the matcha latte when pouring into the mugs using a mesh strainer. Top it with a sprinkle of cinnamon or matcha powder.