Matcha Pancakes

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Matcha is finely ground powder of specially grown and processed green tea leaves. Because you consume the leaves themselves, you get a more concentrated dose of the tea’s natural nutrients.

One cup of Matcha Tea has as many antioxidants as 10 cups of brewed green tea! It acts as a detoxifier, boosts the metabolism by 35% to 43% if consumed on a daily basis and boosts energy! Buddhist monks in China and Japan relied on Matcha to stay alert and focused while meditating all day long.It calms the mind, relaxes the body, enhances the mood and aids in concentration.

Ingredients:
1 cup wholewheat flour
1 cup of skimmed milk
1 egg
2 tbsp brown sugar
1/4 tsp salt
2 tsp baking powder
2 tbsp Matcha
Cooking spray

Honey

A dollop of labneh light

Method of Preparation:
1-In a large bowl mix the ingredients altogether until you get a homogenous mixture.
2-In a frying pan, spray cooking spray and place a large spoon of the mixture under medium heat. Once bubbles start forming on the visible side, flip the pancake.
3-Serve on a plate with a tablespoon of labneh light and a teaspoon of honey.Enjoy it with a glass of Matcha Latté!

Makes 4 servings

Dietitian Nicole Maftoum

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