Sunday, February 10, 2013

80(ish)--- Hot Matcha Lemonade

When I was pregnant I was obsessed with lemonade.


But even better was the Matcha Lemonade from the Daily Coffee Bar.  It's good for baby, right?

I loved it so much I made my hubby go get me some while I was in labor.


I still love it.  But there is still snow on the ground so it seems like a hot version is in order.

What a perfect sipper if you are feeling under the weather!  Matcha is green tea powder and contains more antioxidants than blueberries!

If you buy it in bulk don't be afraid of the price! It is approximately $70/pound.  HOWEVER.  It is very light weight.  I paid $0.49 yesterday for three tablespoons.

I think we should sip on this daily to PREVENT getting sick.

Hot Matcha Lemonade
Serves 2

20 oz boiling water
1/4 cup fresh lemon juice (~ 2 lemons worth)
1-2 Tbsp honey, to taste
1 tsp lemon zest
1 1/2 tsp matcha powder

Squeeze lemon juice into a bowl.  Add zest, then vigorously whisk in matcha powder.  Pour in boiling water, then stir in honey.  Mix well and serve!

Nutrition Info per 10 oz glass: 60 calories

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