There is a simple delight in the mint + matcha herb combination. Its a super tasty and healthful combination of flavours that very few know about. Its also an incredible flexible ingredient that you can do so much with. In this blog we are going to cover recipes, benefits and everything you need to know to successfully introduce this plant power combination in to your daily life.
What is Matcha + Mint?
Matcha Mint is a combination of stone-ground mint and tea leaves. Our Iced Matcha Mint is a combination of pure stone ground peppermint leaves and shade-grown green tea leaves. This is stone-ground to Japanese standards to create a super fine powder that is high in antioxidants, vitamins and minerals.
What does mint green tea do for you?
There are wide ranging benefits to the Matcha Mint combination. The well known matcha powder benefits are the reason this super energy tea is seeing such a huge increase in interest. Benefits include:
- Increased energy
- Boost metabolism
- Improve focus
- Good for teeth
- Support skincare
The benefits to mint powder aren’t so well known and include:
- Aids digestion
- Boosts energy
- Improve cognitive function
- High in anto-oxidants
- Boost immunity
Put together they taste great and offer a wealth of super health benefits!
Matcha Mint Tea
This recipe is a firm favourite here in the office and it is simple. It can be made in one of two ways.
- Take half a teaspoon of our iced mint matcha and add to your water bottle. Shake it hard & go.
- Take half a teaspoon of our finest matcha powder. Add to your water bottle along with fresh mint leaves. Shake hard, leave to infuse then drink!
Matcha Mint Latte
This is super easy. Follow our Matcha Latte recipe and simply use the iced mint matcha powder in replacement of the everyday matcha powder. It’s smooth, minty fresh and delicious mid-afternoon!
Matcha Mint Smoothie
As with all of our recipes, this is super easy. Take all of the below ingredients. Add them to your blender of choice. Whizz them till they are smooth. Drink slowly whilst trying to chew. This will encourage far better digestion. Smoothies are great BUT not when guzzled and your body doesn’t have time to digest them correctly!
- Apple juice
- 1 tsp Iced Mint Matcha Powder
This has been a whistle stop tour of the super tea that is; mint green tea powder! We hope it has given you enough inspiration to give it a try and feel the benefits for yourself.
If you have any questions or ideas you want us to try then please get in touch. We love to chat health, recipes and new ideas!