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Three Ways to Curb Your Sweet Tooth with Green Tea Powder

February 22, 2024

From office coffee rooms to that extra-friendly neighbor who brings around delectable lemon tarts, sweet temptations are readily available all the time. This can make it difficult to maintain a balanced and healthy diet, especially for those with a sweet tooth.

However, there's a delicious and nutritious solution at hand: green tea powder, also known as matcha. Packed with antioxidants and a unique flavor profile, matcha offers a satisfying alternative to traditional sweets while providing a host of health benefits. Here are three creative ways to indulge your cravings and curb your sweet tooth with green tea powder:

Matcha Smoothie Bowl

Matcha Whip with Strawberries

Start your day on a refreshing note by whipping up a vibrant matcha smoothie bowl. Simply blend together frozen bananas, spinach, almond milk, and a generous scoop of green tea powder until smooth and creamy. DōMatcha® Summer Harvest pairs perfectly with this healthy treat. Top it off with a colorful array of fresh fruits, nuts, seeds, and a drizzle of honey or maple syrup for added sweetness. Not only does this nutrient-packed bowl satisfy your sweet cravings, but it also provides a burst of energy to kickstart your morning.

Want an even healthier spin on matcha smoothie bowl? Check out this rendition by plant-based chef and influencer, Heather Pace: Matcha Detox Smoothie Bowl

Matcha Latte

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Swap your sugary coffee drinks for a soothing matcha latte that's both delicious and nourishing. Whisk a generous teaspoon of matcha powder with 2 oz of hot water until frothy. Heat up your preferred plant-based milk and pour over top the matcha mixture. Sweeten to taste with honey, agave syrup, or stevia for a guilt-free indulgence. This creamy and comforting beverage offers a subtle sweetness balanced by the earthy notes of matcha, making it the perfect alternative to other caffeine drinks. Making a matcha latte at home is not only more economical than going to a coffee shop, but you can have full control over the quality of the matcha. With DōMatcha, you know you’re only getting pure, 100% matcha sourced from the revered regions of Uji or Kagoshima (for organic varieties).

For a nutty and sweet rendition of the classic matcha latte, try Maple Matcha Latte Recipe.

Matcha Energy Bites

Matcha Energy Bites

Satisfy your snack cravings with homemade matcha energy bites that are as wholesome as they are delicious. Matcha energy bites can be easily customized to suit your preferences, but as a base, combine rolled oats, nut butter, dates, a dash of vanilla extract, and a tablespoon of matcha powder until a thick dough forms. Roll the mixture into bite-sized balls and refrigerate until firm. Coat in sesame seeds, shredded coconut, hemp seeds, or chia seeds. These energizing treats are packed with fibre, protein, and antioxidants, providing a natural boost of sweetness without the added sugar.

Satisfy your Sweet Tooth with Green Tea Powder

By incorporating green tea powder into your daily routine, you can indulge your sweet tooth while nourishing your body with antioxidants, vitamins, and minerals. Whether enjoyed in a smoothie bowl, latte, or energy bite, matcha offers a flavorful and satisfying alternative to traditional sweets, helping you maintain a balanced and healthy lifestyle. So go ahead, and satisfy your cravings the green way with these delicious matcha-inspired treats.

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