We’re not lying when we say that this is the perfect combination of sweet and sour. We might be biased, but we’re definitely not making it up. In addition to enjoying a tangy and refreshing beverage, you’ll also experience the many, many benefits of a matcha-made drink. A calm focus, powered by a sustained flow of energy. What more could you ask for? If you were thinking a delicious taste, you’ve come to the right place. The classic combination of honey and ginger effortlessly tingles the tastebuds, while a healthy dose of lime juice follows things up with a mouth-puckering punch. And, to finish it all off, you’ll have the soothingly sweet duo of coconut and matcha. This drink is a roller coaster with no minimum height to ride. So, hop aboard and mix up your day with a Sweet and Sour Coconut Latte.
Ingredients - 1 serving
10 oz. coconut water
4 oz. lite coconut milk
1 tbsp of honey
1-2 slices of ginger
1 scoop of matcha
1 scoop of ice
Brew 1 scoop of matcha with 2 oz. of coconut water.
Squeeze the lime juice into a shaker.
Crush and add the ginger slices
Add the coconut milk, 8 oz. of coconut water, and honey. Shake well.
Add more lime juice or honey to taste. Make sure to mix well before you continue.
Add ice into a glass.
Top with matcha.
Sip and enjoy.
There you have it. Five simple steps later and you’re living a life of health and luxury. We’ll maybe not yet but you’re on your way. This matcha drink is easily mistaken for a barista masterpiece, but you don’t have to have Starbucks skills to brew up this beverage. Sweet and sour is the perfect duo for adding a little pizzazz to your day and dare we say it, a matcha made in heaven.
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