Recipe for a delicious matcha protein smoothie that is perfect for a morning pick-me-up or post-workout refuel:
- 1/2 teaspoon NutriExtracts Matcha Powder
- 1 scoop vanilla protein powder
- 1 ripe banana
- 1/4 cup oats
- 1 cup almond milk or any milk of your choice
- 1/2 cup Greek yogurt (optional)
- 1 cup ice cubes
- 1 tablespoon honey or sweetener of your choice (optional)
Step 1: In a blender, add the matcha powder, vanilla protein powder, banana, oats, and almond milk or any milk of your choice. If you want to add some extra creaminess, you can add 1/2 cup of Greek yogurt as well.
Step 2: Add the ice cubes to the blender.
Step 3: Turn on the blender and blend everything together until smooth and creamy. Depending on the power of your blender, you may need to stop and scrape down the sides a few times to ensure everything is well blended.
Step 4: Taste the smoothie and add honey or any sweetener of your choice if needed.
Step 5: Pour the smoothie into a glass and enjoy! You can also garnish the smoothie with some extra matcha powder or a sprinkle of cinnamon on top.
This delicious matcha protein smoothie is packed with nutrients, antioxidants and energy from the matcha powder and protein powder. The banana and oats provide added fiber, and the milk and Greek yogurt provide a good source of calcium and protein. It's a perfect breakfast option for busy mornings, or a great way to refuel after a workout. Enjoy!