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This smoothie recipe adapted from Prevention magazine is a great healthy alternative for breakfast or anytime of day when you want to get in some extra green tea!
We recommend using Stash Premium Green Tea or Stash Premium Green Decaf.
3/4 cup water
2 green tea bags (brew tea the night before and chill to save time in the morning)
2 cups blueberries, fresh or frozen
3 ice cubes
12 ounces non-fat vanilla yogurt
2 tablespoons almonds, whole dry-roasted, unsalted (about 20)
2 tablespoons flax seeds, ground
Heat water to 170-190 degrees Fahrenheit and pour over tea bags. Steep 3 minutes.
Remove tea bags and discard.
Place tea, blueberries, ice, yogurt, almonds, and flaxseed in blender.
Process until smooth.
Makes 2 servings. Drink one smoothie today and refrigerate the other serving for tomorrow.
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Do you flavor your morning oatmeal with tea? Leave us a comment and tell us what flavors you use. We’re always looking for new ideas!
If you’re a Matcha fan, here’s a great recipe from Pig Pig’s Corner to try.
4 tbs Porridge Oats
1 cup Semi-Skimmed Milk
1 tsp (or more) Matcha
Agave Nectar or any other sweetener
Crunchy Granola (optional)
1. Heat oats and milk in a pot, cook until the consistency you desire.
2. Stir in Matcha.
3. Add sweetener to taste.
4. Enjoy with some crunchy granola.