An extremely nutritious drink, this Matcha Power Detox Smoothie is perfect to get your day started.

It is loaded with detoxing ingredients, and it’s completely vegan as well! This Japanese matcha smoothie is perfect for a hot summer day.

No need for coffee or any unhealthy energy drinks, when you can have this smoothie. It takes only minutes to blend together!

Matcha Power Detox Smoothie

Matcha Power Detox Smoothie Benefits

There are many benefits to this Matcha Power Detox Smoothie. Unlike traditional green tea, which is steeped in water, matcha is made from ground green tea leaves— so the whole leaf is consumed. Find the benefits below:

  1. Rich in Antioxidants: Matcha is known for its high antioxidant content, particularly catechins like EGCG (epigallocatechin gallate). Antioxidants help combat free radicals in the body, reducing oxidative stress and the risk of chronic diseases.
  2. Boosts Metabolism: A matcha detox drink contains compounds that can help increase metabolic rate and promote fat oxidation. This can potentially aid in weight management and weight loss efforts.
  3. Enhances Concentration and Alertness: Matcha contains L-theanine, an amino acid that promotes relaxation and mental alertness without the jittery side effects of caffeine. It can improve focus and cognitive function.
  4. Detoxifies the Body: Some proponents claim that matcha helps detoxify the body by supporting the liver and aiding in the elimination of toxins. However, more research is needed to confirm these effects.
  5. Provides Energy: Matcha contains caffeine, which can provide a gentle and sustained energy boost without the crashes associated with coffee. This can help improve energy levels and concentration.
  6. Supports Immune Health: Matcha contains various vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants that may help strengthen the immune system.
  7. Rich in Nutrients: Matcha is a source of essential vitamins and minerals, such as vitamin C, vitamin A, potassium, and fiber. It can contribute to your daily nutrient intake.
  8. Tastes Delicious: Matcha has a unique, earthy, and slightly sweet flavor that many people find enjoyable. When combined with other ingredients in a smoothie, it can create a delicious and nutritious beverage.
  9. Hydration: Using water and cucumber in this smoothie gives two sources of hydration. While the small amount of caffeine in matcha can dehydrate you, the water and cucumber provide much more hydration.

Matcha Smoothie Keto Ingredients:

1. Good Quality Matcha Powder
2. Superfood Detox Powder Blend ( this is optional )
3. Fresh Ginger
4. Cucumber
5. Spinach
6. Green Apple
7. Water

How To Make This Matcha Power Detox Smoothie

All the ingredients for this matcha detox are added into a blender and blended for 3 minutes. You don’t want any chunky bits in the smoothie, so make sure it’s blended well.

Ensure that you add the liquid to your smoothie last.

When adding difficult-to-blend ingredients such as spinach consider adding a bit of liquid to the smoothie to allow for your blender to blend these ingredients more easily.

Always blend hard-to-blend ingredients first, as it will ensure a smoothie blend with no chunks. 

Optional Swaps And Substitutions

There are some swaps you can make to this recipe. You may have a different palate and wish to try something new.

Try these options instead:

  • Instead of spinach, you can use kale. 
  • Instead of cucumber, you could try watermelon for a summery taste.
  • You could use green tea instead of water for even more health benefits.
  • Coconut water gives you a tropical flavor. This is a good substitute for water.
  • For a smoothie with even more nutrition, add some avocado to thicken and get some healthy fats.

More Matcha Smoothie Recipes To Try:

  1. Strawberry Matcha Smoothie
  2. Matcha Mango Smoothie
  3. Matcha Weight Loss Smoothie
  4. Avocado Matcha Smoothie
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Matcha Power Detox Smoothie

Matcha Power Detox Smoothie

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Revitalize at the start of your day with our Matcha Power Detox Smoothie. Antioxidant-rich and deliciously healthy!

  • Total Time: 7 minutes
  • Yield: 2 1x

Ingredients

Units Scale
  • 1/4 tbsp of matcha powder
  • 1/4 of cucumber
  • 1 tbsp of freshly minced ginger
  • 2 handfuls of spinach
  • 1/2 green apple
  • 1/2 cup of cold water
  • 1 tbsp of detox superfood blend

Instructions

  1. Wash the cucumber and apple. Trim the apple. Mince the ginger and wash the spinach.
  2. Then add all the ingredients into a blender and blitz until completely smooth. About 3 minutes.
  3. Serve and enjoy.

Notes

Best consumed straight away, however, you could refrigerate and drink the next day. Just stir it all.

  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 2 minutes
  • Category: Breakfast, Drinks
  • Cuisine: Mediterranean

Nutrition

  • Calories: 99
  • Sugar: 4.4
  • Fat: 0.2
  • Carbohydrates: 9.8
  • Fiber: 6.3
  • Protein: 1.7

Matcha Detox Drink: Frequently Asked Questions

Is Matcha Good For Detox?

Matcha green tea is high in chlorophll, which produces the natural green color in the leaves. This helps improve liver function, which can in turn help your body flush out toxins. This means matcha can be useful in a detox.

Does Drinking Matcha Help You Lose Weight?

Matcha contains high doses of EGCG which helps to boost metabolism. Many studies show that EGCG has beneficial effects against obesity and it could help to reduce weight gain. However, you must ensure your total diet reflects the goal to lose weight.

When Should You Not Drink Matcha?

You should not consume matcha before sleep for the same reasons you would not have an espresso right before bed. It takes time for the caffeine in matcha to wear off, so ensure any matcha you consume is finished several hours prior to sleeping.

Ella Waterworth
Ella Waterworth

Founder & Recipe Developer at Smoothies N Cookies

Ella Waterworth is the founder of Smoothies N Cookies and she is a professional smoothie recipe creator. She gained extensive knowledge of creating smoothies by working for Smoothie King for several years.

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