Spring Refresh: Protein Matcha Smoothie

reader review

“Very easy to make, tasty and energizing! ❤️” - Cheryl

ingredients:

frozen banana matcha powder baby spinach ground flax seed unsweetened milk of choice (like almond milk) vanilla protein powder optional additions: ice

about this recipe

gluten-free dairy-free refined sugar free

Packed with protein, this matcha protein smoothie recipe is made with matcha, banana, spinach, and protein powder. Makes the perfect quick & healthy on-the-go breakfast or snack!

STEP 1:

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Combine all the ingredients in a blender.

STEP 2:

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Blend on high until very smooth and creamy.

STEP 3:

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Taste and adjust sweetness to your liking!

If using fresh banana in place of frozen, add ice for better texture. For a thinner consistency, add more milk. If you prefer a sweeter smoothie, add 2 teaspoons pure maple syrup or 1-2 pitted Medjool dates.

simple ways to customize this recipe:

For nut-free be sure to use a nut-free milk like oat milk, coconut milk or hemp milk. For vegan, be sure to use a plant-based protein powder. For paleo, be sure to use a paleo-friendly protein powder.

simple ingredient modifications:

more easy ingredient swaps:

If you don’t have flax seeds you can use chia seeds in their place (or skip altogether). Substitute baby kale in place of baby spinach.

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