Matcha Latte

Matcha Latte

If you are looking for a warm and cozy hug in a mug, then try a Matcha Latte! Unlike regular green tea leaves that are infused in water and then discarded, matcha tea is powdered green tea leaves that you actually consume whole. It does contain caffeine, just as regular green tea does, so it may pay to be cautious if you are sensitive to caffeine.

You can make it in plain hot water, but I like the added creaminess of using milk. You can use the milk of your choice depending on what you can tolerate (e.g., cow's milk, almond milk, soy milk, lactose-free milk, rice milk, etc.). Matcha tea isn't traditionally consumed with a sweetener but add a little sweetness of your choice if needed.

It also hasn't been tested for its FODMAP content yet (at the time of writing). However, in comparison, 1 cup of regular green tea is low FODMAP as per the Monash Low FODMAP Diet App and the FODMAP Friendly app.

Ingredients for matcha latte

  • 1 cup milk of your choice
  • 1/2 tsp matcha tea

Directions for matcha latte

  1. Heat the milk in a saucepan, milk frother or microwave
  2. Stir or whisk in the matcha tea
  3. Add sweetener if needed and serve

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Nutrition facts

Per Serving

  • calories: 124
  • cholesterol: 20mg
  • fiber: 0.2g
  • potassium: 153mg
  • protein: 8g
  • saturated fat: 3g
  • sodium: 115mg
  • total carbohydrates: 12.3g
  • total fat: 5g
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