Review: Kiss Me Organics Matcha Green Tea


In our journey to better nourish our bodies, DisneyGroom and I have been incorporating various superfoods into our diets: chia seeds, hemp hearts, flaxseed, and others.  The latest of these is matcha green tea.
Check out some of the benefits you get from green tea.
I got to try out the Organic Matcha Green Tea from Kiss Me Organics.  The matcha I received is a high quality culinary grade.  This is more concentrated than many readily available commercial green teas.  I always order green tea with my meals in Asian restaurant, and was accustomed to a slightly bitter taste.  When I made the matcha at home, I was immediately struck by the stronger flavor and scent.  A lower grade of tea is bitter, but the organic matcha I tried was not at all. 
Included in my order was an ebook with dozens of match green tea recipes - from cupcakes to soups to entrees - even cocktails! Sweets are currently banned in the house, so a smoothie it was!
  • 1 medium banana
  • 1 cup berries (frozen)
  • 1 cup coconut milk (I used Trader Joe's vanilla coconut milk)
  • 1 tsp matcha powder
  • 1/2 tsp agave nectar
  • 1/2 chopped kale* (optional)
DG has been on a kale kick lately.  So there is always a big bag in the fridge.  It wasn't part of the recipe, but I threw in a handful of kale into the smoothie as well.
A serving is typically 1/2 teaspoon, and I used a full teaspoon, so I did taste the matcha in this smoothie.  You could cut it back a bit and still get all the benefits of the tea.  I liked the flavor and plan to add it to several other recipes. 
One thing about the powder. It will turn your food green! (Don't worry - it is all natural - no artificial dyes here).  So green Christmas cookies and eggnog?  St. Patty's Day treats? 
Yep - that is happening.
Let me know if you try out this matcha tea!
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I'm not a tea drinker, except I love me some chai tea ( is that how you spell it?). I wouldn't mind trying this stuff though.
I love your spoon rest!


Thanks! Don't you just love Mickey kitchen stuff? I normally just have tea when we dine out - but the matcha I plan to add to my baking and to my smoothies.


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