Cherimoya Matcha Smoothie Bowl

Cherimoya (the ice cream fruit) matcha smoothie bowl

Thanks to a friend, I got to try Cherimoya fruit for the first time. It’s nicknamed the ice cream fruit so I knew it had to be awesome! It is, and it makes an excellent smoothie too! This Cherimoya matcha smoothie is unlike anything else I’ve ever tasted. It is a must try!

There are many benefits of green tea, including being a great antioxidant. Matcha is more concentrated in antioxidants. A single cup is approximately equivalent to about 3 cups of regular green tea. (Source, time.com). Definitely a must have to keep your immunity up during the pandemic – well any time really.

Cherimoya matcha smoothie recipe

  • Makes: 2 servings
  • Total Time: 5 minutes

Ingredients

Cherimoya
  • 1 Cherimoya
  • 1/2 teaspoon of matcha powder
  • 2 tablespoons of chopped baby spinach
  • 1 small banana
  • 1.5 cups of cashew milk
  • 1 scoop of vanilla protein powder
  • 1 tablespoon of fresh lime juice

Optional toppings

  • 6 strawberries
  • Handful of gooseberries
  • 1/4 of a cacao bar crumbled
  • Tablespoon of flax seed
  • Mint

Directions

Slice the cherimoya in half. Scoop the creamy flesh into a blender, discarding the black seeds.

Add it and all other ingredients (minus the toppings) into a blender and purée until smoothie. Add toppings of your choice and serve immediately.

Approximate nutrition value for 1 serving (based on brands used in the recipe)

  • Calories: 209 (295 with toppings)
  • Fat: 4 g (7g with toppings)
  • Carbs: 32.5 (42.5g with toppings)
  • Protein: 17.4g (19.4g with toppings)

For more smoothie inspiration, check out my other recipes.

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