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Matcha Coconut ‘Nice’ Cream (DF)

FullSizeRender-17Nice cream is an easy, dairy free version of ice cream! The base of nice cream is just frozen bananas and some almond milk, and then you add whatever other ingredients you want. For this nice cream I flavoured it with matcha green tea, coconut, vanilla and honey.

Matcha is 10 times more beneficial than green tea in terms of its nutritional value and antioxidant content. It is made of straight, stoneground tea leaves, so you are consuming the entire leaf. The tea leaves are grown in the shade, which results in increased chlorophyll levels, turns the leaves a darker shade of green, and causes the production of amino acids. These altered growing conditions result in matcha having a sweeter taste than normal green tea.

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