With the rise in temperature over the summer months, we have a constant craving for coolers. Enter our quick and easy matcha mint lemonade recipe is the perfect matcha drink cold recipe.
We need something refreshing and quenching but nothing too sweet that can help us stay hydrated on those hot summer days! If you're looking for a refreshing summer drink that you can feel good inside and out enjoying, this matcha mint lemonade is for you!
This delicious matcha mint lemon iced tea recipe is a beverage is packed with health benefits and lots of flavor that you'll surely enjoy. Think umami, fresh, and zesty!
Matcha is a type of green tea that is finely ground into a powder, which you can prepare to drink as a traditional tea, as a latte or as an addition to other drink or food recipes. It is packed with antioxidants and has been shown to boost metabolism, improve focus, and reduce stress.
Mint adds a refreshing and cooling flavor to the drink, while also aiding in digestion. Lemon provides a zesty citrus flavor and is high in vitamin C, which can boost your immune system.
Not only is this drink delicious and cooling, but it is also a healthier alternative to sugary summer drinks. Give it a try, and let us know what you think!
Ingredients you will need to make a matcha mint lemonade:
2 tsp matcha powder
3/4 cup hot water
1 tbsp honey
half a lemon
mint leaves (as needed)
Here's how to cool down with the matcha mint lemonade:
Grab a handful of mint leaves, and bruise using both hands. Then put them in a pitcher.
Squeeze half a lemon in the pitcher then drizzle some honey. You can adjust according to your preferred sweetness.
Pour in half a cup of hot water. Give it a quick stir, and let it steep for 5 minutes. Set aside.
Sift some matcha powder in a chawan, then add 1/4 cup of hot water. Whisk well until fully incorporated.
Take a glass, and fill with ice. Pour the mint lemon water, and then the matcha. Add more mint leaves for garnish.
Stir, and enjoy you matcha mint lemon iced tea!
Step-by-step directions for a healthy Matcha Mint Lemonade
- Bruise mint leaves using both hands, and place in a pitcher.
- Squeeze half a lemon in the pitcher, and add some honey.
- Pour in 1/2 cup of hot water, and let it steep for 5 minutes. Set aside.
- Prepare matcha by sifting the powder in a chawan. Add 1/4 cup of hot water, and whisk until fully incorporated.
- Take a glass, and fill with ice.
- Pour mint lemon water mix, and then pour matcha. Add more mint leaves if preferred
- Stir, and enjoy!