They’re warm, inviting, and one of the best remedies for the autumn weather: lattes.
No matter who you are, it’s hard to deny a latte. It’s a quick break on a long day, a soothing supplement on a Sunday afternoon and the perfect late-night coffee break with a friend. However, there’s no denying that lattes are packed with caffeine, calories, and loads of fat that drag you down, kill your energy reserves, and are just plain bad for you. Luckily, this fresh matcha latte recipe in the morning will kill your cravings and get your body ready to tackle the day ahead.
Starting your day off with antioxidants supports immunity, gives energy, and enhances brain function. Additionally, the healing benefits of this matcha latte recipe will help your overall mood and induce a feeling of calm from the very first sip.
In addition to getting your fix, you can enjoy your matcha green tea latte knowing you’re starting your day the right way.
Keep reading to learn how to make our Epic Matcha Latte.
Epic Matcha LattePublished: 2015-12-22
- 3/4 cup milk of choice
- 1 cup boiling water
- 1 teaspoon Epic Matcha green tea powder
- 1 teaspoon organic honey or agave nectar
- Bring water to a boil.
- Add the Epic Matcha green tea powder to the bottom of your coffee mug of choice.
- In a small saucepan bring milk of choice to a simmer over low heat, being careful to not burn the milk.
- Slowly pour boiling water into coffee mug with green tea powder.
- Whisk slowly as you pour, evenly dispersing the matcha green tea powder.
- Tip the mug and pour in the milk (this creates that signature latte foam).
- Sweeten with honey or agave nectar to taste.
Yield1 Matcha Latte
No matter the weather, this epic matcha latte is sure to put you in the right place.
If you’re looking to spice up your latte, try adding some cinnamon or chocolate syrup to put more of a dessert twist on this matcha latte.
You can also try using different types of milk. For instance, adding a flavored soy milk can introduce new flavor to your matcha latte. In the same respect, almond milks and coconut milks are great alternatives for a sweeter taste to the latte.
Experiment until you find your favorite combination.
One simple change in your morning routine can change the way you look at your entire day. Regular lattes are crammed full of everything that drags you down and drains your energy.
Substituting your regular latte with this matcha latte will provide the nutrition boost you need to maintain your energy and focus from breakfast to dinner. The matcha benefits in this latte ensure you get an even dose of energy and an immune system booster.
Consider this matcha latte recipe the little break you require to put a positive outlook on your day. Better yet, invite your friends over and sit around the living room with lattes and reconnect.
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