Matcha is highly concentrated in caffeine, 1 serving of matcha is equivalent to 10 cups of regular green tea. It is very high in antioxidants, amino acids, and chlorophyll, which is responsible for it’s beautiful bright green color. L-theanine, the amino acids contained in matcha tea is known to have a relaxing effect on the mind and body. Amongst its many health benefits, matcha lowers cholesterol and blood sugar. Matcha helps clear up acne, and has been used for centuries by Japanese women as a facial mask.
- 1 tsp matcha
- 1/2 cup hot water
- 1 cup coconut milk
- 1 tsp raw honey
STEP 1. Simmer milk in a sauce pan over low to medium heat.
STEP 2. Add all of the ingredients and stir with a spoon. Place milk frother on top and allow to froth until desired amount of foams formed. Serve immediately.