Matcha Cucumber Lemonade Recipe: Better Than Green Tea

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Thanks to nutrient-packed lemons and cucumbers in this healthy beverage, you will get a super-dose of antioxidants with the addition of matcha – a finely-milled Japanese green tea.

Just one cup of health-promoting matcha has as many antioxidants as 10 cups of regular green tea.

This ingredient have 20 times more antioxidants than pomegranates or blueberries, and is said to be a more powerful detoxifier than other green teas because of its high chlorophyll content.

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Matcha Cucumber Lemonade Recipe

You will get very healthy beverage from this recipe, it is only 117 calories and it will take 20 minutes to make it.

What do you need (ingredients):

  • 2 Persian cucumbers, chopped
  • 1 cup mint leaves
  • 2 cups cold water
  • 3/4 cup fresh lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup blue agave nectar
  • 2 tablespoons matcha green tea powder
  • 1 cup ice (plus more for serving)

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How to make it (preparation):

  1. In a blender, puree the cucumbers and mint leaves until just chunky.
  2. In a large pitcher, combine the water, lemon juice, agave and matcha powder. Add the lemon mixture to the puree and blend until very smooth. Return to the pitcher.
  3. Serve in ice-filled glasses with mint and cucumber garnishes.

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