A matcha made in heaven: green tea smoothie bowl - Juice Daily
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A matcha made in heaven: green tea smoothie bowl


2 tsp white chia seeds
1 medium banana (120 g)
250 ml soy milk
1 tbsp amazake
Small handful (10 g) baby spinach
1 heaped tsp green tea matcha powder
1 tsp minced or grated ginger

Garnish: use your favourite fruits, for this recipe. I used banana, strawberries, blueberries and desiccated coconut


  • Soak the chia seeds for a minimum of 10 minutes.
  • Combine all ingredients in a blender.
  • Blend until smooth.
  • Pour into a bowl and serve with your favorite fresh fruits or dried fruits and nuts
Japanese Superfoods

Recipes and images from Japanese Superfoods by Yoshiko Takeuchi, New Holland Publishers, RRP $29.99

Yoshiko Takeuchi

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Yoshiko Takeuchi

Yoshiko was born and raisedin Japan and began studying the subtle art of cooking while she was at university. With many years of experiences within eclectic range of restaurants including Japanese, Italian, Indian, Modern Australian, African and Greek, she has mastered the techniques of healthy eating. She loves beautiful food and doesn’t believe you have to compromise either health or taste.

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