to get the fluffy effect I like:) A mix of flax and chia works even better:), It’s like you knew I just bought matcha AND got a little sample of sunwarrior vanilla (which I haven’t had in ages) in the last couple of days , Haha. I love matcha. Curious as to which other proteins will definitely give it some sweetness, though. You can do so much more with avocados than just make guacamole. I have never heard of matcha powder. (I love her blog, too.) LOVE smoothie recipes! This looks great. This sounds fabulous! Love avocado in smoothies, so rich and creamy. This looks sooo refreshing. Although I hate to say it, but just like I don’t like much foam on my lattes, I’m not a big fan of fluffy smoothies and avo always seems to produce that for me… But this sounds so great, I will find a way to make it drinkable rather than spoonable , Just add more liquid, Kelli! I’ve had trouble finding one I like (tried a raw one by Eden and didn’t love it)- I’ll definitely looks for the Vega one now, would you say that’s the mildest in flavor of the ones you mentioned! Matcha Avocado Smoothie This super easy Avocado Smoothie is only four ingredients and a blender away! I’m fairly sensitive to the taste, though I do love the energy I get from it. A new smoothie recipe that is also fruit free, low sugar, and delicious. If you want to republish any of my recipes, please link back to my website and the recipe post. Then equal parts soy milk, orange juice and water. Use soft ripe avocados for extra texture and body to your smoothie. Ok that is the most beautiful hue I have ever seen. This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged. So informative and touching too! You don't need a high quality blender to make this smoothie, any blender works well. You can add it to lattes, smoothies, or even baked goods, and a very small amount goes a long way (about a half teaspoon is usually fine). Thank you so much for replying!! To be honest, I find all rice protein a little chalky. Learn how your comment data is processed. It’s been a while since I posted a recipe, and I’m easing back into the swing of things with something super simple: a smoothie. All images and content are copyright protected. I enjoyed the simplicity, but feel free to get creative. Have you ever tried Perfect Fit Brown Rice Protein Powder? Try a green smoothie, and make it a little more green and healthy with a spoonful of our Premium Japanese Matcha Powder 抹茶. Such a coincidence – I made the matcha power shake from Everyday Raw Detox (Matthew Kenney and Meredith Baird) today and loved it – avo, coconut butter, coconut water, matcha, spirulina, date, and vanilla. Hope you enjoy this easy recipe. This no-fruit matcha avocado smoothie is my new breakfast BFF! I’ve made matcha smoothies with banana before, but to mix things up, I wondered how matcha would mix with avocado and a … I have been on the search for a satisfyingly rich and creamy new smoothie recipe. I put it in smoothies and chocomole, usually , About how much per smoothie? xx. I did try viva one vanilla too which worked better. Sounds like such a smooth flavor combination. To this very simple, basic recipe, you could add any kind of fruit you like, as well as any mix-ins (flax seed, chia, whatever). Required fields are marked *. I have a question about maca powder. Gena, I miss seeing pictures of your cute little apartment! Can’t wait to see your CA recap. Also, on a totally different topic, what are your favorite places to eat out in the Washington, D.C. area? Luscious and creamy with a boost of antioxidant from the Matcha green tea. To make a smoothie bowl, simply pour the smoothie into a bowl and top it with granola, nuts, berries and your favorite toppings. Your email address will not be published. I will have to try this week. I already know you hit a few of my favorite spots. What can I s, What could be better for 2020 cooking fatigue and, Could these mini sweet potato casseroles be any cu, Sure, low-key cooking and two-person recipes make, Not in the mood to make pie crust? . I received some matcha yesterday and was contemplating what to do with it. Thank you! Do you use it? Rarely a day goes by that I don’t have a banana, but I can occasionally make do without , Great recipe Gena! You can add it to lattes, smoothies, or even baked goods, and a very small amount goes a long way (about a half teaspoon is usually fine). Maybe I missed my calling as a psychic . I love a frozen banana in my smoothies. That’s what I’ve been doing…, I do a half teaspoon! I hope you enjoy . My friend.. Next time. I do use maca sometimes, but a bag usually lasts about a year! I made it just before I left for New Orleans in Feburary, and it’s definitely one of the best smoothies I’ve made in a while: rich, sweet, creamy, energizing, and — for those readers who request banana-free smoothies from me — it’s actually fruit free altogether. when you add the sweetener, start with a teaspoon and taste. Privacy Policy© copyright the full helping | site by kc + mtt. THIS IS THE BEST SMOOTHIE I’VE EVER HAD. Nantucket cranberry pie ❤️ Thanks for the post! :)<3 Let me know how you like the chia tip! I’m glad you’re still digging the protein . Any type of yogurt works in this recipe, choose your favorite. However, I will be doing some research to check out the benefits. Yum! But one correction: the avocado is a fruit! Hahaha. I am from the area and I am moving back next fall. I use about 2 tbsp. Thanks! What kind do you use? This post may contain affiliate links. They sorta make the smoothie for me. They thicken the smoothie and make it feel like a “smoothie” not a juice. They’re available all year long! I use both in my daily smoothie, actually:) I have also found avocado to be amazing in smoothies when I can get my hands on it, but usually, I just rely on chia seeds to get them creamy without fruit. I love the DO Matcha, but I recently got a sample of Kiss Me Organics, and it’s really good too. If you're making this a vegan smoothie, use any non dairy yogurt. Thanks as usual! It’s rare that I make a fruit free smoothie, but that’s a cool tip re: chia. a) because I taste a whole teaspoon and b) because I drink a ***t ton of coffee already, so I don’t need too much stimulation . I used to make a coconut whip with matcha, and then have it on a base of carob macaroons. I try to have an avocado a few times a week – this will help! Matcha green tea powder, spirulina powder, creamy avocado and baby spinach leaves. Visit my privacy policy to learn more. Stay warm. , Please let me know if you do find a place here in Cph that sells matcha powder!!! * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. And if you’d like things a little sweeter (depending on the protein you use), feel free to add some dates or a touch of maple syrup. So don’t add too much! , I was sad we didn’t get to hang! Avocados are tasteless which means they pair well with any ingredients in your smoothie. My smoothies look just like that – thick, creamy and fluffy, thanks to the oh-so- essential slice of avocado! This proved to be a challenge. i just bought a shit ton of matcha in tokyo so i’ve had most of those protein powders and like vega the best. I think it’s super sweet, not weird! Any places that offer cool vegan options (other than Sweet Green and Le Pain–obvious faves!!)? I’ve been curious to hear how your travels went! I’ll be back tomorrow with my first California recap! If you’re making this a vegan smoothie, use any non dairy yogurt. Do all of the proteins that you listed give this smoothie any sweetness? Like a tsp.? This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. I just caught up a bit on the past couple of posts and this one. :) I adore matcha so much! Yeah, carob and matcha are AMAZING together. Any type of yogurt works in this recipe, choose your favorite. My post-bacc friends used to tease me that they could tell I had an exam looming if I started posting more smoothie recipes than usual, but I promise that this one isn’t a throwaway. This smoothie is best enjoyed within two days. yes please! to taste--take it easy if you're sensitive to caffeine! First off, I have some matcha powder I bought and has been unopened, so this is great. Perfect timing! They’re loaded with Omega-3, Potassium and Fiber, so they boost the nutritional profile of your smoothie. Each week, you can expect accessible recipes and links to thought-provoking articles. Please contact me if you would like to use any images . 〰️ Try making this recipe into an avocado smoothie bowl for a delicious … To sum it up, matcha is a grassy, sweet form of finely milled green tea powder. Thanks for all the protein powder recommendations and replies to everyone, too! Also good for a special occasion: Blue Duck Tavern, Restaurant Nora, Cedar, Rasika, Room 11, and Iron Gate all have vegan menus upon request, as does the Columbia Room. And you can use as many as two avocados or half an avocado in your smoothie. Please contact me if you would like to use any images . Great Sage in Clarksville is fabulous, if you can get there. Avocados pair quite nicely with matcha, lemon, and lime to make this delicious fat buster smoothie.