Pear Matcha Smoothie

 

If you’re looking for an afternoon pick-me-up without refined sugar, a pear matcha smoothie is just the thing! It’s also the perfect shamrock-inspired drink that is totally healthy but still festive for St. Patty’s Day!

Matcha is finely ground green tea, and it is an easy mix-in for smoothies to add a little extra caffeine and antioxidant boost. Plus, it makes green smoothies an even prettier shade of green! You only need a little bit to do the trick — if you add too much it will make your smoothie too bitter. I prefer adding a tiny bit of sweetener to matcha smoothies, so I add a little drizzle of honey, just like I would in a cup of green tea.

For this smoothie I used pear, homemade plain yogurt, milk and Matcha powder. Then I sprinkled a little extra matcha powder on top and drizzled some honey over it just before drinking it. The result was a yummy snack to help me power through my afternoon!

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Pear Matcha Smoothie

  • Author: Rachel VanDuzer
  • Prep Time: 5 min
  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: 1 serving 1x

Ingredients

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1 pear, cored

1/4 cup plain yogurt

1/2 cup milk

2 tsp. honey

1 tsp. matcha green tea powder

Instructions

Add all ingredients to a blender. Blend until smooth. Serve with an extra drizzle of honey.

Keywords: smoothie

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