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10 Ways to Enjoy Matcha Green Tea Powder!

March is the month of green! Spring is near and St. Patrick’s Day brings on green recipes galore. Well if you haven’t tried matcha green tea yet, now is your chance! And there are so many ways to use this versatile and antioxidant-filled ingredient. Matcha tea, matcha muffins, matcha waffles, matcha smoothies, matcha cheesecake and more! Learn about matcha and get 10 matcha recipes for March!..

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  • Matcha Recipes 1 of 11
    Matcha Recipes
    Matcha is a delicious ingredient with a mild grassy green tea flavor. It is a great substitute for coffee if you crave energy and some even say that matcha Zens them out to a relaxed state!
  • Matcha Shamrock Shake 2 of 11
    Matcha Shamrock Shake
    Give your March Shamrock Shake a healthy makeover by using some good for you ingredients and green matcha powder.Make Matcha Shamrock Shake
  • Learn 7 matcha facts 3 of 11
    Learn 7 matcha facts
    Curious to learn more about matcha before diving into the recipes? Get 7 matcha green tea facts and tips to fuel your curiosity.Get 7 facts on matcha
  • Matcha Lemon Cashew Cheesecake 4 of 11
    Matcha Lemon Cashew Cheesecake
    This raw vegan lemon cashew cheesecake is swirled with matcha green tea. No-bake recipe!
    photo: Kathy, Healthy. Happy. Life.
    Make a Matcha Cheesecake, recipe on Healthy. Happy. life.
  • Matcha Shake 5 of 11
    Matcha Shake
    A frosty sweet matcha shake is the perfect easy breakfast or lunch meal or late afternoon pick-me-up. This secret ingredient recipe uses bananas and frozen watermelon!
    photo: Kathy, Healthy. Happy. Life.
    Make a Matcha Smoothie, recipe on Healthy. Happy. life.
  • Matcha Waffles or Pancakes 6 of 11
    Matcha Waffles or Pancakes
    These fun matcha crystalized ginger waffles put a unique green spin on your usual waffle or pancake morning breakfast.
    photo: Kathy, Healthy. Happy. Life.
    Make Matcha Waffles, recipe on Healthy. Happy. life.
  • Mint Matcha Latte 7 of 11
    Mint Matcha Latte
    Whip up a minty matcha latte in place of your usual coffee or espresso morning mug!
    photo: Kathy, Healthy. Happy. Life.
    Make a Matcha Latte, recipe on Healthy. Happy. life.
  • Matcha Muffins or a Matcha Loaf 8 of 11
    Matcha Muffins or a Matcha Loaf
    Soft, green matcha muffins are a fun way to use your matcha powder. These tender bites are gluten free. Another idea: bake a matcha loaf. Or sprinkle some matcha in your favorite cake recipe for a green accented cake.
    photo: Kathy, Healthy. Happy. Life.
    Make Matcha Muffins, recipe on Healthy. Happy. life.
  • Matcha Chia Smoothie 9 of 11
    Matcha Chia Smoothie
    This healthy smoothie has all the matcha antioxidants you crave with a boost of fiber-rich chia seeds too.
    photo: Kathy, Healthy. Happy. Life.
    Make a Matcha Chia Smoothie, recipe on Healthy. Happy. life.
  • Traditional Hot Matcha 10 of 11
    Traditional Hot Matcha
    The traditional way to serve matcha tea is by whisking it with a bamboo whisk and serving it in a porcelain matcha bowl. Most matcha tea will come with detailed instructions to easily prep your perfect cup of matcha.
  • Fancy Matcha Lattes 11 of 11
    Fancy Matcha Lattes
    Head over to your favorite fancy coffee shop that serves up matcha for some matcha latte art bevies! This cute kitty was done at Urth Caffe in Beverly Hills, California.

Matcha is available at most natural or specialty stores that include vast tea and coffee sections. You can also buy it online!

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