For many avid tea drinkers, green tea is great tasting as well as a good diet tea with many health benefits and a green tea smoothie is a great option of enjoying the tea in a different form. For people who have never had green tea, a green tea smoothie is a great way to enjoy the health benefits of the tea. Combining green tea with smoothies is pretty easier. There are two options to accomplish this; either with powdered green tea or brewing fresh green tea with tea bags. The latter option may take longer but usually provides better results. Creating a green tea smoothie from your regular smoothie recipes is not hard. when using the powdered form, just add the powder to your smoothie for extra health benefit. Depending on the powdered form, the taste might not mix well with other ingredients. When using the brewed form, make sure the tea is chilled and use as the liquid to blend the smoothie ingredients.
Good Health With Green Tea Smoothies
Green tea has long been used by Chinese physicians in treating many problems from headaches to indigestion. It is used in me alternative therapy treatments now as well. Green tea contains ECGC, a very powerful antioxidant. Green tea helps fight bacteria, infections, can increase weight loss, and can help prevent some types of cancer. The health benefits of green tea continued to be research and will most likely find even more healthful uses.
Peach Green Tea Smoothie Recipe
Although powdered forms of green tea are available, brewing a fresh cup always taste better
1 large peach, sliced and pitted
1/2 a banana
1 Green Tea tea bag
1/2 cup ice cubes
1 tbsp honey
Brew 1/2 cup of green tea and chill with ice cubes or Brew 1 cup of green tea and chill in refrigerator. Next blend the green tea, banana, and peaches until smooth while adding honey for sweetness. Enjoy a healthy green tea smoothie.
Ice Cream and Green Tea Recipe
This ice cream and green smoothie recipe combines the flavor of ice cream with the healthy benefits of green tea. Others flvor may work but vanilla seems to be the best option fo many mixes.
1/2 cup vanilla ice cream
1 cup brewed green tea (chilled)
1/2 cup honeydew melon
Start by blending the tea with the banana and honeydew melon until slightly smooth. Add the ice cream and blend on low for 20 more seconds and enjoy a tasty green tea smoothie.