Tis the season for hot drinks that bring happiness to what can otherwise be a somewhat dreary season filled with cooler temperatures and less sunlight. Fix that by making this highly health promoting tea, that just may start off your day with a smile.


The purpose of this recipe is to incorporate the highly beneficial properties of matcha green tea, and give it a delicious twist so that you can’t help but come back for more. With 10x more nutrition than brewed green tea, 1000% higher in antioxidants than blueberries, and well known to boost mood, enhance concentration, and improve cognitive function, this is a green tea you want in your corner!

It could even replace your coffee.

Equipment Required

  • Blender
  • Small pot
  • 12 oz of almond milk (or milk of your choice)
  • 1 tsp of matcha green tea
  • 1/4 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/8 tsp of nutmeg
  • 5 drops of vanilla stevia OR 1/4 tsp of vanilla and stevia to sweeten
  •  Place all ingredients (minus stevia) in blender and blend slowly to mix well
  • Return mixture to small pot and heat gently on stove to desired temperature
  • Pour mixture into your favourite mug
  • Add stevia or sweetener of choice
  • Enjoy in moderation, and when you need a boost (matcha green tea contains caffeine, so judge accordingly)
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Derek Henry

Derek Henry, Founder of Healing the Body and the THRIVE Academy, used nutrition, supplementation, and a holistic lifestyle to naturally unravel 13 chronic disease conditions that conventional or alternative medical professionals couldn't help him resolve. As a result of this one-in-a-million health transformation and the knowledge acquired in the process, he now educates, coaches, and inspires others to transform their health through a natural and holistic approach. Since 2014, he has helped his THRIVE Academy participants heal over 20 different chronic disease conditions, primarily related to digestive and autoimmune concerns.

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