These are a great on – the – go snack that helps you enjoy more healthy fats as well as polyphenols like EGCG from matcha green tea, bergamot and Ceylon cinnamon. Another reason to love these snacks is if you want to get the benefits of green tea but you’re not ready to trade in your morning coffee! Savor 1 – 2 of these as a morning or afternoon snack to keep your energy up while simultaneously flooding your cells with healing constituents. Enjoy!

IMG_4185Matcha Green Tea Snacks
Makes about 12 small snacks

1/2 cup coconut butter
1/4 cup coconut cream (or cream from canned coconut milk)
1/4 cup coconut oil
1 – 2 teaspoons matcha green tea powder
5 – 10 drops bergamot extract
1/4 teaspoon Himalayan sea salt
dash of Ceylon cinnamon
1 teaspoon monk fruit or 1 tablespoon raw honey (optional)
shredded unsweetened coconut

Matcha fine powdered green tea

Matcha fine powdered green tea

Melt the coconut butter in a saucepan over low heat. Add in the coconut cream and whisk in the coconut oil. Add the matcha green tea, bergamot, salt, cinnamon, and sweetener (if using) and stir to combine, about 2 – 3 minutes.

Prepare a mini muffin pan with parchment liners. Pour the match mixture into tins. Sprinkle with shredded coconut and place in the refrigerator for 2 – 3 hours until they set.

Store in a glass container in the refrigerator for up to 1 week.

Naomi Whittel

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