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August 7th, 2012 | Matcha Mango Pineapple Smoothie

Welp, I’ve been eating mushy food all week because of my accident. At first, I couldn’t really open my mouth. And now while I can do this, I still can’t chew because my teeth are still really soar and tender. Mashed potatoes, rice pudding, squash, canned tuna, smoothies, apple sauce, you name it. This has been a miracle worker in my mush-diet which would often leave me feeling hungrier than before. It’s been a favourite recipe for a long time and is usually a part of my morning routines I’ve been meaning to share it for months now.

 

It’s no secret that I’m a fan of tea, and matcha green tea has quickly become one of my favourites. I love experimenting with it in foods and baked goods. I decided to try my hand at making a matcha smoothie, and the results were ah-mazing.

 

This is such a great recipe to wake you up and energize you for your day. Matcha green tea is so heathy for you. One glass is equivalent of 10 glasses of green tea in terms of antioxidant content and nutritional value. It’s a cancer fighting, fat burning and metabolism enhancing machine loaded with vitamin C, Chromium, Zinc, and Magnesium. It will also help your body fight against any viruses and bacterias and lowers cholesterol and blood sugar. It’s also known to enhance moods and aid in concentration and alertness.

 

So let’s hop to it!

 

Matcha Mango Pineapple Smoothie

Ingredients

• 1.25 tsp matcha green tea (I use DavidsTea’s Matcha Matsu)
• 1 scoop protein powder
• some honey
• 1 c frozen mango chunks
•  1 tbsp pineapple juice
• 1 c pineapple
• 1/2 to 1 c water (depending on how thick you like your smoothies)

Method

1. If you’re using fresh fruit, chop it all up then toss it all in a blender! Done!

 

Easy peasy, right?! It’s sooo delicious. Promise.

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