If you are looking for a warm and cosy 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
Heat the milk in a saucepan, milk frother or microwave
Stir or whisk in the matcha tea
Add sweetener if needed and serve
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