Blueberry Matcha Smoothie

Healthy, nutritious, refreshing, and utterly delicious, this creamy Blueberry Matcha Smoothie has everything you need to start your day off right! 

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I love a good smoothie; preferably one packed with fruits, leafy greens and maybe some oats too. The great thing about smoothies is that they are no fuss, you just need a blender and about 5 minutes to make them, and any leftovers can be stored in the fridge for a couple of days.

Let’s run through the ingredients…

∗ matcha powder

∗ blueberries

∗ banana

∗ baby spinach

∗ unsweetened almond milk

∗ old fashioned oats

So basically all the good things!

Banana creates a creamy, sweet base, baby spinach → greens, blueberries add color, flavor, and loads of antioxidants (among other things), while old fashioned oats keep you nice and full until lunch time. I also added almond milk which upped the creamy factor even more.

This healthy blueberry matcha smoothie is made with blueberries, banana, baby spinach, matcha powder, oats, and almond milk. | aseasyasapplepie.com

Matcha powder is finely ground whole green tea leaves, and it has all sorts of health benefits: high in antioxidants, rich in fiber and vitamins, lowers cholesterol and blood sugar, boosts metabolism and burn calories, increases your energy level, etc. You can add matcha tea powder to desserts, cocktails, ice cream, soup, overnight oats, and so much more.

What does it taste like? I am not crazy in love with the grassy flavor of matcha but, when thrown into smoothies is a whole other story. The addition of blueberries and banana hide the taste of the matcha completely!

Creamy, thick, nutritionally-dense Blueberry Matcha Smoothie! Just 6 ingredients, naturally sweetened, and so delicious. | aseasyasapplepie.com

This smoothie is perfect as is, but it can also be adapted. Substitute blueberries with raspberries, strawberries, or mixed berries. Use any milk or milk substitute of your choice, whether it be dairy, soy, cashew, coconut, etc. Try another leafy green in place of spinach, throw in some almond butter or chia seeds for an extra nutritional boost– the options are endless. I don’t like to add sugar to smoothies, if you want to make it sweeter, then by all means just add some maple syrup, agave nectar, honey, or even stevia.

Frozen fruits make the smoothie thick and cold, without diluting the flavor. I usually freeze individual smoothie packs in Ziploc bags, then all I need to is add milk, matcha powder, and oats. Super easy, right?

Looking for more smoothie ideas? Check out a few of my other favorites: Glowing Skin Berry Smoothie, Tropical Raspberry Swirl Smoothie, Raw Beet Raspberry Power Smoothie, and Avocado Strawberry Layered Smoothie

Blueberry Matcha Smoothie - A healthy, nutritious, and refreshing breakfast smoothie. | aseasyasapplepie.com

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Blueberry Matcha Smoothie - An awesome breakfast on-the-go! This creamy smoothie is healthy, nutritious, naturally sweetened, and vegan. | aseasyasapplepie.com
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Blueberry Matcha Smoothie
Prep Time:
5 mins
Total Time:
5 mins
 
Author: as easy as Apple Pie
Course: Drink
Servings:2

An awesome breakfast on-the-go! This creamy blueberry matcha smoothie is healthy, nutritious, naturally sweetened, and vegan. 

Ingredients
  • 1 cup (155 grams) frozen blueberries*
  • 1 cup (30 grams) baby spinach
  • 1 ripe banana
  • 1 cup (240 ml) unsweetened almond milk
  • 2 tablespoons old fashioned oats
  • 1 teaspoon matcha powder I used ceremonial grade
Instructions
  1. Combine all the ingredients in a blender and blend on high for 2-3 minutes, or until smooth and creamy.

    Serve immediately, or store in the fridge for up to 2 days. Stir before serving.

Notes

* You can use fresh blueberries too, just add some ice to the blender.

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Nutrition Information
Amount per serving (1glass) — Calories: 131, Fat: 2g, Sodium: 89mg, Carbohydrates: 28g, Fiber: 4g, Sugar: 14g, Protein: 3g

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