Matcha coconut smoothie

Matcha coconut smoothie.
Matcha coconut smoothie. Photo: The Healthy Chef
Difficulty
Easy
Dietary
Dairy-free

The perfect breakfast-on-the-go or healthy snack, this nutrient- and protein-packed smoothie comes courtesy of chef and nutritionist Teresa Cutter, aka The Healthy Chef, and author of the cookbook Purely Delicious.

Ingredients

1½ cups coconut water (or the juice and flesh of one fresh young coconut)

1 small ripe banana, frozen

2 tbsp protein powder

½–1 tsp organic matcha*

1 tsp tahini

½ cup ice

Method

Combine coconut water, banana, protein powder, matcha, tahini and ice.

Blend until smooth and creamy.

Serve immediately and enjoy.

*organic matcha green tea is available from The Healthy Chef store