Matcha has a lot of good benefits for our body, for example, it burns calories and detoxifies the body. So, if you don’t have the matcha in your diet, then you should definitely consider trying this. And for beginning, here is one simple recipe for you how to start using matcha in your diet – matcha granola and it is gluten free and vegan, so it fits for everyone.
Matcha Granola - Vegan And Gluten Free
- 1½ cups rolled oats GF, if necessary
- 1½ cups unsweetened flaked coconut
- ½ cup pepitas pumpkin seeds
- ½ cup sliced almonds
- 3 tablespoons coconut oil melted
- ⅓ cup maple syrup
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- ¼ teaspoon salt
- 2 teaspoons matcha powder
Preheat oven to 300º F.
In a large bowl, combine the rolled oats, flaked coconut, pepitas, and sliced almonds.
In a separate bowl or liquid measuring cup, combine the coconut oil, maple syrup, vanilla extract, and salt. Pour over oat mixture and toss to coat completely. Spread mixture out onto a large baking sheet and bake for 1 hour, stirring once halfway through to ensure even cooking.
Remove from oven and let cool on the baking sheet for about 15 minutes. Transfer the granola to a large bowl, sprinkle matcha over top and toss to combine.
Store in an airtight container for up to several weeks.
You can see more information about matcha and its benefits for you HERE