BRAIN BOOSTING FOODS
Want to give your brain a boost? Try these delicious recipes from Nutritionist and Author of the Brain Boost Diet, Christine Bailey.
Green matcha latte
Rich coconut milk and matcha powder create a delicious dairy-free matcha tea latte. If you have a milk frother or steamer, use them to create a lovely light, yet creamy, drink.
Preparation time: 5 minutes
Cooking time: 2 minutes
- 240ml/9fl oz/1 cup almond milk or coconut milk
- ½ tsp matcha tea powder
- Stevia, honey or maple syrup to taste
- Vegan whipped cream to serve (optional)
- Put the milk and matcha powder in a jug/pitcher and whisk together. Pour the mixture into a saucepan, add the sweetener and warm it through over a medium heat.
- Use a hand-held milk frother, or small whisk and froth it until hot, thick and creamy. Alternatively, if you have a milk steamer, use this according to the manufacturer’s instructions.
- Pour the smoothie into a mug and serve with some coconut whipped cream.
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