January 25, 2016
(updated October 22, 2020)
I’m sitting here in what can only be described as a snowy tundra. Yes, Jonas lived up to everything they warned us about on the news… over 2 feet of snow!! East coasters say whatttttt! I got quite a nice workout shoveling with my husband over the past couple of days and coming inside to a hot drink is basically the best thing ever in the winter.
I’m figuring out that matcha lattes sedate me quite nicely when I’m stressed or tired or have icicles melting in my hair apparently. I love them with almond milk, I get them all the time at nearby cafes and they even put the little heart on top <3 But coconut milk…
It froths up so nicely and tastes like magic. So I make them with coconut milk at home 🙂 You’ve gotta try it, it’s one of those simple pleasures that everyone needs to experience. The overall ceremonial treatment of making it to the actual drinking it is just lovely. Have you tried? I use Panatea brand because I really love the high quality and taste. You can also buy the whole set from them so you have all the tools!
Matcha has numerous health benefits and is a perfect habit to pick up this new year. To name a few of those benefits: It naturally detoxifies the body, it’s high in antioxidants and boosts tranquility, memory and concentration while still increasing energy levels (low amount of caffeine that lasts longer than your average cup of coffee or black tea). Matcha and green tea also helps support a healthy immune system and metabolism which can help burn calories. Why thank you, MATCHA.
Green tea in general has a lot of these properties, but what makes matcha different is how it’s grown, it’s form and how it’s made. Whole leaf green tea is a wonderful drink and I always keep bags on hand, however, consuming it in the powdered matcha form is ideal because it’s actually a lot more nutrient-dense. Besides the health benefits, I really enjoy the taste much more as well because it’s less bitter and has a sweeter taste. Plus… look at that color <33333
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WOW! What a healthy and delicious recipe!!! I made it for my husband and me today. It is easy and effortless to make!!
This was super yummy! Thank you! 🙂
This recipe turned out wonderfully – so warming and delicious. Definitely a keeper and one to try over and over again.
The flavour is so nice. I never thought of matching matcha with coconut.
Coconut and matcha are such a wonderful flavour combination, it reminds me a little bit of pandan. Gorgeous as a latte.
Well, we don’t get 2 feet of snow around here, but it is plenty cold enough to enjoy this latte’. Thanks for sharing.
I hear ya about that shoveling – whenever I have lots to shovel, I try to cheer myself up by thinking what a fantastic workout it is lol! So nice to come inside to a hot beverage as s treat afterwards! This healthy latte is the perfect thing – and so simple with just three ingredients!
My daughter loves this recipe! It’s so delicious and tasty! Can’t wait to make this again!
This latte makes me feel as if I have been teleported to the Caribbean and Japan at the same time. How lovely!
Hmmm that would be just perfect right now! I also gotta try that matcha pie I spotted above
This looks like the perfect hot drink to come inside to after a long day of shoveling! 😀