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Matcha is very popular at the moment. Combining health-boosting antioxidants and versatility means that it is being used in lots of recipes. That doesn’t mean that everyone knows the best way to use it so, why not start with this tasty and quick bliss ball recipe and make your own delicious and healthy treats.
Delicious Matcha, Turmeric & Lemon Bliss Ball Recipe
This recipe is perfect as it uses many ingredients you’ll already have in your cupboard. There is also no cooking involved and it’s a fun afternoon activity to entertain the kids!
The star ingredient in this recipe is matcha powder which has health-boosting antioxidants. Matcha is known to boost energy, help with weight loss and reduce inflammation.
Keep these bliss balls in your fridge to enjoy with a coffee or even a matcha tea!
Recipe makes 20 bliss balls
- 1.5 teaspoons Zen Green Tea matcha powder
- 1.5 teaspoons Turmeric powder
- 1 cup almond meal
- 1/2 cup desiccated coconut
- 1/2 cup coconut flour
- 1 cup dried dates, chopped into very small pieces
- 3 tablespoons rice malt syrup
- 1 tablespoon honey
- 1 ½ lemons – use the zest and juice
- 1 ½ teaspoons grated fresh ginger
Optional: Add protein powder, if you do this simply add a little more of the wet ingredients to correct the consistency.
- Mix all the dry ingredients together in a large bowl.
- Add the wet ingredients to the bowl, mixing everything together.
- Take tablespoon-sized portions and roll the mixture in your hands to create small spheres.
- Cover each ball generously in desiccated coconut.
- Enjoy with a cup of matcha green tea, or golden turmeric latte!
HINT: If the mixture is too dry at step two, add more lemon juice until you have your desired texture.
To get maximum flavour and health benefits from this recipe, make sure that you use premium quality turmeric and matcha. We recommend Zen Green Tea: Buy matcha powder. They source their matcha from Kyoto, Japan and it contains the full antioxidant content. You can also buy from Evergreen Matcha which is their international store.
Have you used Matcha? What’s your favourite recipe?