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Healthy Matcha Green Tea Protein Shake with 180 Nutrition

February 24, 2014 2 min read

I've been meaning to make a matcha green tea protein shake recipe for a while now, and after seeing180 Nutrition on social media decided to give their products a try. 180 make a range of all natural protein powders with other good stuff added like almond meal, flax seed, chia seed and coconut flour. Unfortunately I got my street address wrong but being such a nice company they sent my order out again (true story). 

180 nutrition cacao protein shake ingredients with kenko tea

I'm a big fan of adding matcha to my pre-workout shakes (when I make it to the gym - which is rare) and have a few customers report they use matcha for the same thing. It makes perfect sense, the caffeine / L-theanine combination found in matcha creates a sustained energy release, improves cognitive performance and mood while improving mental focus and concentration. L-theanine has been found to create an alert, calm yet focused sensation while enhancing alpha brain wave activity. After one of these shakes you could probably workout for 2 hours then write a novel and cure cancer at the same time. But enough of that - you're here for a recipe.

Here's the first one -

Chocolate Green Tea Protein Shake

Healthy Protein shake with cacao and matcha green tea

  • 2x Tbsp 180 Nutrition Chocolate Protein
  • 1/2 tsp Matcha tea
  • 1 x Kiwi fruit
  • Small handful of strawberries
  • Handful of fresh mint
  • 1 Tbsp Passionfruit
  • 1/2 Cup Coconut Water
  • Ice cubes
  • Blend all ingredients - save some mint and strawberry to garnish
  • Garnish with left over mint and strawberry


Next up we have my favorite: 

The Green Tea Monster Berry Protein Shake

Healthy matcha Green Tea Protein shake with 180 nutrition and Kenko Tea


  • 2 Tbsp 180 Nutrition Protein
  • 1 tsp Matcha Tea Powder
  • 1/3 Avocado
  • 1/2 Cup Coconut Water
  • 1 Orange
  • Ice Cubes
  • Mixed Berries to Garnish

Green Tea protein shake ingredients


  • Just through it in your blender and turn it on...
  • Garnish with the berries

Delicious! Two healthy, filling, matcha smoothies filled with healthy fats, protein and fibre.

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