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Overnight Chia Matcha Smoothie (Make Ahead Breakfast)


  • Author: Lindsay Cotter
  • Total Time: 24 hours 5 minutes
  • Yield: 2 servings 1x
  • Diet: Gluten Free

Description

Chia Matcha Smoothie is an energizing, make ahead drink with antioxidants, fiber, and probiotics. Make this smoothie recipe for breakfast to go, or anytime! Gluten free and vegan friendly


Ingredients

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  • 10 ounces Coconut Yogurt or Kefir Yogurt (Plain or Vanilla)
  • 1 tbsp Matcha Powder
  • 1 large Banana
  • Ground Cinnamon
  • 8 oz Vanilla Almond or Coconut milk
  • 1 scoop Vanilla Protein Powder (plant based or collagen protein)
  • 1/4 cup Chia Seeds
  • 1/4 cup to 1/3 cup Gluten Free Oats or Granola
  • 1 tbsp Honey or Maple Syrup (optional)

Instructions

  1. Add yogurt/kefir, banana, milk and protein powder to a blender. Blend on high power until smooth. Add matcha powder and cinnamon and blend again.
  2. Set out 2 bowls or glasses, or one large glass if you want to use it for multiple days.
  3. To each bowl or glass, add 2 tbsp of chia seeds and 2-3 tbsp oats. Evenly divide matcha smoothie to each bowl/glass.
  4. Mix contents of bowl/glass to combine, then transfer to refrigerator to chill overnight.
  5. The next morning, top each bowl/cup with extra oats or granola, chia seed, and maple syrup/honey, if desired.

Notes

  • Here’s the matcha powder I use (Amazon affiliate link)
  • Plain coconut yogurt for vegan option
  • Nutrition shown per serving, without additional sweetener added.
  • I made matcha latte to pour over the top of my smoothie.
  • Prep Time: 24 hours
  • Category: breakfast
  • Cuisine: American

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1/2 recipe
  • Calories: 272
  • Sugar: 6.3g
  • Sodium: 118.2mg
  • Fat: 12.9g
  • Saturated Fat: 3.9g
  • Carbohydrates: 28.1g
  • Fiber: 10.6g
  • Protein: 11.5g
  • Cholesterol: 16.8mg

Keywords: matcha smoothie, matcha recipes, vegan smoothie, make ahead breakfast