Delicious and healthy ways to use matcha you've probably never thought of

Matcha Is the Latest Culinary Craze
Raise your hand if you love matcha! If you did, then you're amongst the majority of people in the world who absolutely adore this green treasure. Commonly used as tea, the world has taken the phenomenon that is matcha to a whole new level, using it in popsicles, pancakes and tons of other unconventional ideas. And if you're wondering what matcha is exactly, not to worry -- we've got the scoop:

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Basically, it's sort of a fancy (greener) version of your average tea with a ridiculous amount of health benefits such as -- boosting memory, detoxifying the body, fortifying the immune system and tons more! In other words -- what do we want? MATCHA. When do we want it? ALL THE TIME.

That being the case, we decided to do a deeper dive into this fine tea power and take a look at a few healthy ways to use it. Take a look below at what we discovered and you'll probably find a favorite new use for matcha.

1) Pudding

2) Smoothies

3) Cookies

4) Horchata

5) Salad dressing

6) Breakfast bowl

7) Toast

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Delicious and healthy ways to use matcha you've probably never thought of

A spoonful of matcha powder.

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Matcha powder mixed with water, for a thicker consistency.

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Matcha powder mixed with milk, to make a latte.

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Matcha powder in its original powder form.

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