Sure coffee contains antioxidants, but you know what has more? Our Premium Matcha Powder. Made from grinding dried young green tea leaves into a fine powder, matcha has been consumed for centuries and is at the forefront of the 'kick the coffee' movement. Traditionally matcha powder is whisked into warm water and consumed as a tea, but these days people are enjoying its calming, energizing and antioxidant fuelled benefits in a number of forms. From lattes to desserts, smoothies and even popsicles, matcha has proven to be one of the most versatile superfoods out there. Try making these no-bake matcha bites the next time you're itching for a sweet treat or want to venture outside of traditional matcha tea!
- One cup of matcha contains more antioxidants than ten cups of regular green tea
- Unlike coffee which can sometimes have you buzzing but leave you crashing shortly after, matcha provides a steady stream of energy while also calming down the body and central nervous system
- It has also shown to improve memory and brain function
What You’ll Need:
For the base:
For the filling:
- 1 ½ cups cashews, soaked in boiling water for at least
20 mins (drain)
- ½ cup coconut oil, melted
- ½ cup canned coconut milk (shaken)
- ½ cup dates, soaked in boiling water for 2 mins (drain)
- 1-2 tbsp hot water
- 2-3 tsp matcha
Dairy Free - Gluten Free - Vegan - Refined Sugar Free - Paleo
- Prep Time: 20 minutes
- Chill Time: 1 hour
- Yields: Roughly 12 servings
- Line the bottom and the sides of a 8" x 4" baking pan with parchment or wax paper.
- In a food processor, chop 1 cup dates with almonds and 2 tbsp melted coconut oil. Press firmly into the bottom of the pan.
- Blend the ½ cup of melted coconut oil, ½ cup canned coconut milk, ½ cup soaked dates, 1 ½ cup cashews and matcha in a blender until smooth.
- Add 1 tbsp of hot water at a time to help the mixture blend. Pour over the date and almond crumble and garnish with desired toppings. Allow it to set in the freezer for at least