Looking for some delicious Thermomix inspiration? We’ve pulled together 7 delicious and easy recipes for you to try. Each recipe uses the superfood matcha green tea powder which is an added benefit that will boost your daily health.
Adding matcha to your diet is a fantastic and tasty way to increase energy levels and improve your mood, reducing stress and anxiety in the process! It also boosts the immune system and metabolism, helping with weight loss and detoxing the body. It also has a wonderful green colour that looks fantastic in cooking! You can read more about matcha tea here.
Here are our 7 must-try recipes:
- Nutty, Matcha & Date Energy Bliss Balls
- Chocolate, Matcha & Avocado Mousse
- Golden Turmeric Latte
- Matcha, Banana, Blueberry & Coconut Loaf
- Coconut & Matcha Cupcakes
- Guilt-free, Creamy and Chocolatey Cacao & Matcha Smoothie
- Two Ingredient Healthy Matcha Ice Cream
Read on for the instructions on how to make these delicious thermomix recipes.
Nutty, Matcha & Date Energy Bliss Balls
Bliss balls are a great snack that you can make in bulk and store to snack on whenever you feel peckish! Packed with nuts and dates, these bliss balls are full of nutrients and with the added matcha, they are positively sin-free!
- 110 g (1 cup) roughly chopped roasted almonds
- 135 g (1 ½ cups) rolled oats
- 200 g (1 cup) pitted Medjool dates
- 2 tsp vanilla extract
- Pinch sea salt
- 85 g (¼ cup) honey
- 65 g (¼ cup) cup peanut butter
- 2 tsp Zen Green Matcha Tea
- Line a tray with greaseproof paper and set aside.
- Place the roasted almonds into the Thermomix bowl and roughly chop by pressing Turbo 3-4 times.
- Set aside in a bowl.
- Place the Medjool dates into the Thermomix bowl and chop by pressing Turbo 8-10 times or until the dates resemble small chunks.
- Add the chopped dates to the almonds.
- Place the vanilla extract, sea salt, honey and peanut butter into the Thermomix bowl.
- Melt together for 3 minutes, 80 degrees, Speed 2.
- Add the rolled oats, matcha, dates, and almonds to the Thermomix bowl and mix on Reverse Speed 3 for 10 seconds or until completely combined (use the spatula to help).
- Roll the mixture into tablespoon-sized balls and place onto the prepared tray.
- Place the tray in the fridge for 1-2 hours or until firm.
- Store in an airtight container in the fridge for 3-4 days (you can also freeze the balls)
Chocolate, Matcha & Avocado Mousse
This delicious mousse satisfies your chocolate cravings without the heaviness of some other desserts. The recipe makes enough for 6 people so whip up a batch before your next dinner party and give your guests a delicious and healthy treat!
- 100 g dark chocolate, broken into pieces
- 400 g avocado (approx. 3 avocados), flesh only
- 1 tsp Zen Green Matcha Tea
- 120 g coconut cream
- 100 g pure maple syrup
- 30 g raw cacao powder
- Fresh raspberries, to serve
- Whipped cream, to serve (optional)
- Place the chocolate in the mixing bowl and grate 10 sec at speed 8.
- Scrape down sides of mixing bowl with a spatula, then melt 3 min/60°C/speed 2 or until melted
- Add the avocado, coconut cream, syrup, cacao & matcha and blend 10 sec at speed 5
- Scrape down sides of mixing bowl with a spatula and blend 20 sec at speed 6
- Scrape down the sides of mixing bowl with the spatula and blend 15 sec at speed 6 or until smooth and creamy
- Transfer into 6 serving glasses and serve topped with raspberries and whipped cream
Golden Turmeric Latte
This recipe provides a double boost of healthiness, using both matcha green tea and turmeric. Turmeric is a great addition to your diet as it contains lots of antioxidants and is also great for fighting inflammation. Studies have also found that turmeric’s active ingredient, curcumin helps to prevent Alzheimer’s by reducing inflammation in the brain.
Try switching out one of your daily coffee’s for this latte as an added extra boost to your health. This recipe contains black pepper which helps the body to absorb the antioxidants in the turmeric. It is also the perfect drink to soothe a cold and to give you a boost of energy!
- 1 cup milk of choice
- 1 teaspoon Turmeric Matcha Tea Mix
- 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
- 1 teaspoon coconut oil
- 1/2 teaspoon vanilla essence
- Pinch of freshly cracked black pepper
- Add the milk, turmeric matcha, coconut oil, ginger, pepper, and vanilla essence to bowl.
- Heat on 80 degrees for 5 minutes at speed 1.
- Pour into glass and let it sit for 5 minutes for flavours to infuse.
- Add a dash of maple syrup to sweeten to your own taste.
Matcha, Banana, Blueberry & Coconut Loaf
This delicious dessert is perfect to enjoy with an afternoon matcha latte and shared with friends. The added matcha and blueberries give an added boost of antioxidants – boosting the immune system, and protecting your health. This recipe is also gluten-free!
- Butter, for greasing
- 280 g almonds
- 1 tbsp Zen Green Matcha Tea
- 3 bananas, (approx. 275 g)
- 120 g caster sugar
- 4 eggs
- 70 g moist coconut flakes
- 1 1/2 tsp gluten-free baking powder
- 120 g fresh blueberries
- 30 g flaked almonds
- 3 tbsp maple syrup
- Handful of blueberries
- 200 g pouring (whipping) cream
- Preheat oven to 160°C
- Lightly grease and line a loaf tin (25 x 9 x 11 cm) with baking paper and set aside
- Place the almonds into mixing bowl and mill 10 sec/speed 8
- Add the banana, sugar and eggs into mixing bowl and mix 5 sec/speed 5 until smooth.
- Add the coconut flakes, baking powder & matcha and mix 5 sec/speed 4 until just combined.
- Scrape down sides of mixing bowl with a spatula.
- Add 60 g of the blueberries and mix 10 sec/speed 3 or until folded through.
- Pour the batter into prepared loaf tin, then top with flaked almonds and remaining 60 g of raspberries.
- Bake for 55-60 minutes (160°C) or until a wooden skewer inserted into the centre of the cake comes out clean.
- Allow to cool in tin for 5 minutes, then transfer onto a wire rack to cool completely.
- Clean and dry mixing bowl.
- Insert the butterfly whisk. Place the cream into mixing bowl and whip speed 3 until soft peaks form, watching carefully through the hole in mixing bowl lid.
- Transfer to a serving bowl and set aside.
- For the topping, put the blueberries and maple syrup in a heatproof bowl. Microwave for 30 seconds, until the blueberries pop.
- Pour the blueberry sauce over the top, and serve with a dollop of the remaining whipped cream.
Coconut & Matcha Cupcakes
Who doesn’t love a cupcake! This recipe calls for matcha green tea powder in both the frosting and the base which gives them a fabulous green colour. With soft sponge base and delicious creamy frosting, these little treats are great for a kids party, bake sale or just to wow your family!
For the Coconut Cupcakes
- 390 g sugar
- 200 g unsalted butter, cubed
- 1 tsp vanilla bean paste
- 1 tsp almond essence
- 240 g coconut cream
- 4 eggs
- 430 g self-raising flour
- 2 tsp Zen Green Matcha Tea
- 1 tsp baking powder
- Pinch salt
For the Creamy Coconut Frosting
- 35 g plain flour
- 200 g coconut cream
- 150 g sugar
- 150 g unsalted butter, cubed
- 30 g vanilla essence
- 1 tbsp coconut essence
- 1 tbsp Zen Green Matcha Tea
- A little extra Zen Green Matcha Tea
- Matcha flavored kit-kats (optional)
For the cupcakes:
- Pre-heat oven to 180°C
- Line two 12 hole muffin trays with paper or use silicone moulds and set to the side
- Add the sugar to the mixing bowl and mill for 10 sec at speed 10
- Add in the butter and chop for 10 sec at speed 4
- Pour the remaining ingredients into the bowl and blend for 10 sec at speed 7
- Divide the mixture evenly between prepared muffin trays
- Bake for 20-25 minutes or until golden
- Test with a skewer inserted into the middle to check it comes out clean
- Allow to cool before piping on the Creamy Coconut Frosting.
For the Creamy Coconut Frosting:
- Mix the flour and coconut cream in the mixing bowl, blending for 5 sec on speed 6
- Scrape the excess from sides of the bowl and cook for 15 min at 80°C on speed 3
- Remove into a separate bowl and cover with plastic wrap, pushing wrap down onto the surface of paste
- Refrigerate until it is totally chilled
- Place the sugar in a clean, dry mixing bowl. Mill for 15 sec at speed 9
- Add the butter to the bowl and chop for 10 sec at speed 7
- Insert the butterfly and aerate for 30 sec on speed 3
- Add the previous prepared paste and essences to the bowl, and whip for 30 sec at speed 3
- Keep scooping the excess at the sides of the bowl and mix until the frosting is creamy.
- Pipe on top of cupcakes, and top with the matcha kit-kat (if using)
- Dust the matcha green tea powder on top
- Cover and refrigerate for 15 minutes.
Guilt-free, Creamy and Chocolatey Cacao & Matcha Smoothie
Try whipping up this smoothie as a simple and healthy treat that also provides a chocolate kick you may also be craving!
- 1 ½ cups unsweetened almond milk
- 1 tbsp cacao powder
- ½ tbsp Zen Green Matcha Tea
- 2 tsp maca powder
- Maple syrup (optional)
- Pour all ingredients into the mixing bowl and blend on speed 5 for 30 seconds
- Pour into a large glass and garnish with a sprinkle of cacao powder
- Serve and enjoy!
Extra: If you wish for a little more sweetness in your life and want to balance out the bitter cacao, try adding in half a tablespoon of maple syrup. Also if you want to add even more health, add a handful of spinach for some extra iron.
Two Ingredient Dairy-Free Matcha Ice Cream
On a hot summer day there is nothing nicer than a scoop of delicious ice cream but often the heavy dairy in ice cream can give some of us upset tummies. We like to whip up a batch of this simple and healthy nice cream for all the goodness without the guilt!
The added matcha gives the nice cream a vibrant green colour and is also a fabulous boost of antioxidants!
- 2 large (or 3 small) bananas, peeled, cut into chunks and frozen
- 1 tsp Zen Green Matcha Tea
- Fresh fruit (for serving)
- Add banana chunks into the mixing bowl and blend on speed 4 until the bananas have a creamy texture like soft ice cream
- Take your time with this, patience will pay off!
- When the desired consistency has been achieved, add the matcha green tea powder and blend on speed 5 for 15 seconds
- Scoop into tall ice cream glasses, garnish with fresh summer berries and enjoy!
For added variety you can mix in extra flavours – we love orange zest, cacao or vanilla bean!
Hopefully, these recipes have given you some inspiration on how to use your thermomix for good! Adding matcha green tea to your diet is such a great way to boost your health and with the easy features of the thermomix we can’t imagine an easier way to get healthier!
Note: It is important you buy the matcha green tea powder from a high-quality source so you receive the full health benefits and also so the flavour is not bitter. Low-quality matcha can be very bitter. You can buy Zen Green Tea premium, Japanese matcha green tea powder for the best price in Australia here.
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