Green tea smoothie bowl recipe

A refreshing breakfast, full of natural sweetness and energy-boosting goodness.

Serves: 2


2 teaspoons white chia seeds

1 medium banana (120 g)

250 ml soy milk

1 tablespoon amazake

Small handful (10 g) baby spinach

1 heaped teaspoon green tea matcha powder

1 teaspoon minced or grated ginger


Use your favorite fruits. I like to use banana, strawberries, blueberries and desiccated coconut.


1. Soak the chia seeds for a minimum of 10 minutes.

2. Combine all ingredients in a blender.

3. Blend until smooth.

4. Pour into a bowl and serve with your favorite fresh fruits or dried fruits and nuts.

Recipe from Japanese Superfoods By Yoshiko Takeuchi, available from New Holland Publishers.

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