You’re gonna love this sooooo matcha

Today's blog post is about the inspiration behind a fun recipe, my Minty Matcha Latte.

Here's the deal: I gave up regular coffee years ago.

And it took years to get to the point where I'd even think about giving it up.

Maybe you can relate?




But when I did finally wean myself off of caffeine, I felt better.

I felt like the caffeine had been triggering my already — shall we say, delicate — tummy (aka IBS symptoms).

And, I felt like my stress levels improved without that morning jolt of java.

But then after a few years of decaf coffee, I wondered how my tummy would feel without the acidity of the coffee itself.

And at the same time, I became curious about all of the research pointing to green tea as cancer-fighting antioxidant powerhouse.

Which led me to matcha, the green tea powder that's especially rich in antioxidants… and is so yummy in a latte.


matcha powder


Loving my new morning beverage sooooo matcha

So all of this then led me to experimenting with a morning cuppa matcha instead of my regular decaf.

I'm happy to report that my tummy and I are feeling great, in spite indulging in a little caffeine. After all, the matcha has less caffeine than a cup of regular coffee.

And for me, it doesn't appear to be enough caffeine to make me feel jittery or anxious. I find that it's just enough to energize me, without a crash afterwards.


matcha latte recipe


Recipe: matcha with a minty twist

After awhile, I thought it'd be fun to make a different kind of matcha every now and then. Which led me to a new recipe for Minty Matcha Latte.

So if you're looking to change things up from your usual coffee — or simply want to experiment with matcha — check out the recipe.

I hope you love this fun twist on my go-to morning beverage!


Wishing you peace, love and broccoli,



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