Matcha is a drink that has been on the rise lately and loads of celebrities have been jumping on the trend! One of those celebs is none other than Olympian Serena Williams who has been incorporating it into her Sports Diet. Serena recently revealed her go-to matcha recipe, so we're going to give you our twist on it!
Matcha is like the superwoman of green tea. It's a finely ground pattern made of specially grown and processed tea leaves. Matcha actually exceeds the benefits of traditional green tea because with Matcha you consume the entire leaf with no brewed water. Some benefits include boosting brain function, promoting heart health, helps with weight loss, and is high in antioxidants.
So Why Does Serena Williams Drink It?
In case you don't know Serena Williams, Serena is a 2-time Olympic gold medalist and is known to be one of the greatest tennis players of all time. She frequently talks about incorporating Matcha into her diet due to it's numerous health benefits and also to keep her concentrated.
Serena Williams' Matcha Recipe
- Organic Ceremonial Matcha
- Coconut Milk
- Pinch of Cinnamon
- Splash of lemon
- In a mug, froth 1/2 tbsp of matcha powder in a splash of hot water (not boiling)
- Next, add in warmed coconut milk (or your milk of choice)
- Add in a splash of lemon, and mix together
- Finally, add a sprinkle of cinnamon on top