How to Make a Matcha Green Tea Smoothie

By Christa Titus

Matcha green tea is a powdered tea that is renowned for its antioxidant punch, mood-enhancing properties and chlorophyll content, which helps cleanse the body. This filling smoothie can be drunk as a snack or in conjunction with fruit for a complete breakfast.

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  • Blender
  • 1 cup of milk (whole, low-fat, skim or soy can be used)
  • 1 cup of ice cubes
  • 1/4 cup of cold water
  • 1 tbsp. of honey
  • 1 tbsp. matcha green tea powder


Put one cup of milk in a blender.

Add one cup of ice cubes.

Pour in 1/4 cup of cold water.

Add one tbsp. of honey.

Add one tbsp. of matcha green tea powder.

Blend the ingredients at high speed for one minute or until well blended.

Serve in a tall glass that can accommodate all of the drink.

  • If you prefer thicker smoothies, omit the water. Conversely, if you like them thinner, add an additional 1/4 cup water. Add another tablespoon of honey if the smoothie is too bitter.