Powdered green tea – Matcha – is the biggest revelation in the food world. So healthy that one cup of Matcha equals ten cups of brewed green tea in terms of nutritional value. Besides relaxing the body, it also detoxifies the system and boosts metabolism. You can have it in the form of a tea but there are various interesting ways to consume Matcha. Want to know what they are? We tell you all about them.

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We’ve been in love with cupcakes for as long as we can remember. But doesn’t the joy of having a cupcake double up when it is a healthy one. Unimaginable, right? Well, Matcha cupcakes are both good for you and also delicious. All you need to do is add a few tablespoons Matcha powder to your baking batter. This powder has 137 times more antioxidants than regularly brewed green tea. How cool!

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This one’s perfect if you’re the lazy girl who always gives time as an excuse for not eating breakfast. The Matcha smoothie is so easy and takes barely a few minutes to be prepared. It’s a great source of energy and will keep you nourished. You need to add Matcha powder to a mix of yoghurt, sugar and ice cubes. Blend these together and you’re ready to be a supergirl with this easy energetic drink.

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Ice tea

The summers calls for coolers that will keep us refreshed. And a Matcha ice tea will not only give you that but also make you healthy. Whisk some Matcha powder into hot water and make a syrup out of it. Pour this into cold water and stir before adding some ice cubes. The next time you’re parched, don’t reach out for the aerated drinks that’ll damage your system. Go for Matcha ice tea.

Matcha powder is available at www.gourmetco.in for  550 (30g)