Peachy Green Matcha Smoothie

Ingredients:

  • 1 ripe peach, pitted and sliced
  • 1 cup strawberries, hulled
  • 1 cup kale, chopped
  • 1 cup unsweetened almond milk
  • 1 teaspoon matcha powder
  • 1 banana, frozen and sliced
  • 1 tablespoon chia seeds
  • 1 teaspoon honey (optional)
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup ice cubes

Instructions:

  1. Add the almond milk, peach slices, strawberries, kale, and matcha powder to a blender.
  2. Add the frozen banana slices, chia seeds, honey (if using), vanilla extract, and ice cubes to the blender.
  3. Blend on high until smooth and creamy. If the mixture is too thick, add a little more almond milk to reach your desired consistency.
  4. Pour into a glass and enjoy immediately.

Health Benefits:

This Peachy Green Matcha Smoothie is packed with antioxidants, vitamins, and minerals. Peaches and strawberries provide a wealth of vitamin C and fiber, which aid in digestion and boost the immune system. Kale adds essential vitamins A, K, and C, as well as antioxidants that help combat inflammation. Matcha powder is rich in catechins, which are natural antioxidants that help prevent cell damage and may enhance brain function. Almond milk is a great source of vitamin E and healthy fats. Chia seeds offer omega-3 fatty acids, fiber, and protein, making this smoothie a nutritious and energizing start to your day.