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Recipe provided by Bowel Cancer Australia

On the go smoothies – quick, easy, portable and digestible. A single serve of matcha can contain up to 137 times more potent antioxidant content than tea made from the green leaf!


This recipe has been prepared by Bowel Cancer Australia's Bowel Care Nutritionist, Professor Teresa Mitchell-Paterson. Professor Mitchell-Paterson is a qualified Nutritionist who holds a Masters of Health Science in Human Nutrition and is herself a bowel cancer survivor.

Serves 4


1 level teaspoon of matcha powder

Half a washed zucchini

250 ml of unsweetened vanilla almond milk

10 baby spinach leaves

4 mint leaves

Stevia powder or maple syrup to sweeten



In a cup blend matcha powder with a little milk and mix it to a paste without lumps.

Add a little more almond milk and transfer contents into a blender.

Add zucchini, rest of the milk, baby spinach leaves,  three mint leaves and a little of your sweetener.

Blend until all ingredients are mixed thoroughly.

Sweeten to taste.

Serve with a mint leaf on the side.

This recipe and more delicious recipes from Bowel Cancer Australia can be found here.