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Sweet Potato Matcha Latte

Wake up in the morning with a rejuvenating, nutritious matcha latte. This fast and easy recipe compliments and offsets the fragrant, leafy taste of matcha green tea powder with creamy milk and a little sugar for a flavor balance that will leave you feeling ready and raring to go. Delicious hot or cold.

MATCHA

One 8 oz glass of organic matcha tea contains roughly 72 mg of caffeine. Unlike coffee, caffeine in matcha takes longer to enter your system so it gives you the same energy without the sudden crash halfway through the day.

Matcha is a type of green tea made by steaming, drying, and grinding the leaves of the Camellia sinensis plant into a fine powder.

In contrast to brewable green tea, you consume the whole leaf. For this reason, you’re getting a much more concentrated source of antioxidants — epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG), in particular.

Many of the proposed benefits of matcha are attributed to EGCG. For example, observational studies suggest regularly green tea consumption may reduce your risk of high blood pressure

Green tea has also been associated with reduced weight and body fat, as well as a lower risk of type 2 diabetes.

Matcha has a fresh flavor, which some describe as earthy.

VANILLA

Rich in Antioxidants

Antioxidants are the most significant benefit of vanilla because they help repair your body at the molecular level. They’ve also been linked to lesser risks of various diseases, such as cancer and diabetes. Plus they help reduce the effects of aging and promote more vibrant skin.

CINNAMON

It’s filled with antioxidants and offers several health benefits, including reduced inflammation and blood sugar levels, improved heart health, and perhaps even weight loss. Cinnamon tea may also fight off infections and reduce PMS and menstrual cramp

 

 

Ingredients

  • For:
  • 2

Instructions

  1. Rinse the sweet potato skin thoroughly. Put some baking paper on the baking tray. Place the sweet potatoes flesh side facing up. Punch little holes with a fork or the tip of the knife. Roast the sweet potatoes in the oven (180 – 190 C / 356 -374 F) until they are fully cooked. Depending on the size and the thickness of sweet potatoes, it can take between 30 mins to 50 mins
  2. Combine the roasted sweet potato and the soy milk in a blender. Blend until smooth.
  • Per serving
  • Energy: 145 kcal / 606 kJ
  • Fat: 2.2 g
  • Protein: 5 g
  • Carbs: 26.5 g

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