Green Tea Lime Pie Smoothie Bowl

August 25, 2016

Test Kitchen-Approved

Author Notes: This smoothie offers the tropical flavors of lime, coconut, banana, and avocado in a rich, exotic blend that’s enhanced with the nutritional benefits of fresh greens and matcha green tea powder. If you’ve never tried matcha in a smoothie before, prepare yourself for an energizing kick. Matcha is a natural source of caffeine, and it’s rich in disease-fighting antioxidants. On its own, it has a slightly bitter, toasted flavor, but you won’t detect so much as a hint of bitterness when you blend the powder into a sweet, refreshing smoothie bowl. I happen to think that this smoothie tastes like key lime pie: creamy, tart, tropical, and sweet all at once. Angela Liddon

Makes: 1 bowl (2 cups)

Ingredients

For the smoothie:

  • 1/2 cup coconut water
  • 1 cup packed fresh baby spinach
  • 1 large frozen banana
  • 1/4 cup packed avocado
  • 2 teaspoons lime zest (from 1 large lime)
  • 2 tablespoons matcha green tea powder, or to taste

For topping suggestions:

  • Granola
  • Fresh sliced mango, pineapple, and/or banana
  • Melted coconut butter
  • Large-flake coconut
  • Hemp hearts
In This Recipe

Directions

  1. In a high-speed blender, combine all the smoothie ingredients and blend on high until smooth. Taste and adjust the sweetness, if desired.
  2. Pour into a bowl and add the toppings of your choice. Enjoy with a spoon!

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1 Review

Linda March 29, 2017
This is really good although, I'm trying to find the nutrient information and can't find anything.