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Article: How to Make Matcha Lemonade: A Refreshing Twist with Health Benefits

How to Make Matcha Lemonade: A Refreshing Twist with Health Benefits - Tea with Tae

How to Make Matcha Lemonade: A Refreshing Twist with Health Benefits

Matcha, a finely ground powder of specially grown and processed green tea leaves, is renowned for its numerous health benefits. Rich in antioxidants, it boosts metabolism, enhances mood, and provides sustained energy without the jitters often associated with coffee. Combining matcha with the zesty freshness of lemonade creates a delicious and revitalizing beverage perfect for any time of day -- not to mention it's super easy to make! Making Tea with Tae's matcha with lemonade not only satisfies your taste buds but also supports your wellness journey.


Health Benefits of Matcha Lemonade

  • Rich in Antioxidants: Matcha contains a high concentration of catechins, particularly EGCG, which helps fight free radicals and may reduce the risk of chronic diseases.
  • Boosts Metabolism: The combination of matcha and lemon juice can enhance metabolic rate and aid in weight management.
  • Enhances Mood and Concentration: L-theanine in matcha promotes a calm, alert state of mind, improving focus and reducing stress.
  • Supports Detoxification: The chlorophyll in matcha helps detoxify the body, while lemon juice acts as a natural diuretic, flushing out toxins.

Ingredients for Matcha Lemonade:

To make matcha lemonade, you'll need the following ingredients:

  • 1 teaspoon of matcha powder
  • 1 cup of hot water (not boiling, approx. 170°)
  • 2-3 tablespoons of fresh lemon juice (about half a lemon)
  • 1-2 tablespoons of honey or your preferred sweetener
  • 1-2 cups of cold water, depending on how strong you want it
  • Ice cubes
  • Lemon slices and mint leaves for garnish (optional)

You can also buy premade lemonade of any flavor to make this delicious drink easy and fast!

Instructions for making Matcha Lemonade:

  • Step 1: Whisk one tablespoon of matcha in about 4-8 oz. of 170° water until mixed in
  • Step 2: Add the lemon juice and sweetener (or pre-made lemonade)
  • Step 3: Add 1-2 cups of cold water, depending on strength
  • Step 4: Serve over ice and enjoy!

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Matcha lemonade is a delightful and nutritious beverage that combines the vibrant flavor of matcha with the tangy zest of lemon. This easy-to-make drink is not only refreshing but also packed with health benefits, making it a perfect addition to your daily routine and summer afternoons. Enjoy this revitalizing matcha lemonade on a hot summer day or as a mid-afternoon pick-me-up and experience the best of both worlds – taste and wellness.

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