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What To Make With Matcha (3 Ways To Cook With It)
What to Make with Matcha (3 Ways to Cook with It)
Superfoods, nature best-kept secret, carry tons of benefits. In this article, we are going to be talking about Matcha and how you can consume it.
Matcha has gained a ton of popularity over the last few years. It is a very concentrated form of green tea leaves, grounded into a fine powder, filled with many health benefits and extremely high antioxidants.
Besides the many advantages of Matcha it:
Helps prevent liver damage
It decreases your chances of developing liver disease
It helps people improve their attention, memory, as well as their reaction time (due to the fact it has caffeine and L-theanine, two ingredients that boost a variety of brain functions)
Studies have shown it has compounds that can inhibit the growth of specific cancer cells
Other studies have confirmed that it can decrease a few different heart disease risk factors in individuals at risk
Although not necessarily as beneficial as the above reasons, Matcha helps increase metabolism and burn fat. This particular benefit, along with a healthy diet and plenty of exercise aids in significant weight loss.
What to make with Matcha
While the most popular way is for people to have matcha lattes and drinks, you can easily cook with this ingredient. There are many fun and unique ways to use powder. You can make some seriously delicious and vibrant green dishes that look stunning but also taste amazing.
We have compiled three ways to cook with Matcha that we know you are going to love. So, grab your Matcha, and let’s get cooking!
Surprisingly, it is quite easy to bake with matcha powder. You can include the powder in any baked good, but it is particularly delicious in muffins. You can have it for breakfast with some fruit on the side and a cup of coffee. Remember, there is going to be a slight green tea flavor in your green colored muffin.
With other wholesome ingredients like coconut flour, coconut sugar, eggs, maple syrup, lemon juice, vanilla extract, Greek yogurt, and melted coconut oil, you will have some seriously wholesome muffins.
If you were looking for a healthier sweet treat that is perfect for a night dessert, look no further than these chocolate butter cups. They are a fun spin on the traditional chocolate peanut butter cups. Still, the filling is just Matcha and coconut butter as the main base.
The dark chocolate Cup is a perfect accompaniment to the slightly better and pungent flavor of Matcha. You are seriously going to love these indulgent little cups.
You can pretty much put anything in a smoothie, and Matcha has a place as well. This simple and delicious smoothie has milk, banana, fresh spinach, cashews, hemp seeds, and delicious matcha powder to make a super tasty green tea flavored smoothie.
So there you have it, enjoy this superfood and its healthy green coloring!