Updated: Oct 25
Let's take a trip to Matcha town where we will learn about all Things Matcha! Matcha is one of the strongest, most versatile teas that's becoming a growing fascination in the world of millennials.
What's Matcha one may ask? Matcha is finely ground powder of specially grown and processed white, black or green tea plants, traditionally consumed in East Asia. When the whole plant is consumed your able to get all the benefits that Matcha has to offer. Did you know: Matcha contains up to 137 times more antioxidants than a low-grade variety of green tea and up to 3 times more antioxidants. One cup (237 ml) of standard matcha, made from 4 teaspoons of powder, generally packs about 280 mg of caffeine. Now that a real picker-upper!
Matcha is also a natural weight loss tea that burns calories all day. Who wouldn't want to burn calories and relax at the same time !? We recommend drinking it before workouts, as a drink in between meals or as a meal replacement (remember to consult with your doctor before trying any weight loss regime).
MATCHA is inclusive. It’s unique properties not only include mind and body but also your skin as well. Matcha powder does crazy things to keep your complexion fresh and healthy. Not only does it reduce inflammation, it also offers a one-two punch for the skin as an exfoliate and rejuvenator. TRY it as a face mask and tell us what you think.
Here is a roadmap to explore even more MATCHA health benefits-
Rich In Antioxidants
Boost Brain Function
Increases Weight Loss
Fights Heart Disease
Fights Gingivitis & Halitosis
Helps Reduce Cholesterol
Matcha also helps with focusing the mind and calming your nerves so that you can reach your best potential in any situation.
How else can one consume MATCHA without having to drink it? YOU CAN EAT IT WITH JUST ABOUT ANYTHING!
Matcha compliments many foods. It can be used in a variety of different ways such as in teas, desserts, sauces, smoothies and as a topping. A MUST TRY is our B&V Matcha salad dressing:
• 1 tsp B&V boosted izu green matcha (any type of green matcha is optional)
• 1/4 cup B&V traditional balsamic or Neapolitan Herb Balsamic for a more savory flavor
• 1 TBS of one of B&V's honey
• 1 TBS orange juice
• 1/2 cup B&V Mild extra virgin olive oil
• 1 tsp finely minced shallots
Click here for the full recipe!
What's more to explore other than tasting it for yourself?! Click the links below or stop in Branch & Vine TODAY and BUY a couple of bags for you and a friend to enjoy.
Try our Matcha!