Strawberry Matcha Smoothie

Wake up to this revitalizing strawberry matcha smoothie recipe. It’s made with only six simple ingredients. That means you can have a coffee-shop-quality creamy smoothie at home in a matter of minutes and at a fraction of the cost!

Pink and green smoothie liquid is in two glasses, one in front of the other. There is a bowl of green tea powder and strawberries around the glasses.

Smoothies are my go-to for quick and healthy meals or snacks! Not only are they delicious and customizable, but they are also packed with nutrients and easy to take on the go. For example, we love our green smoothies and even our green apple smoothies!

Whether you’re looking for a post-workout boost or a mid-day pick-me-up, this matcha strawberry smoothie always hits the spot.

Key Ingredients

To make a strawberry matcha smoothie, you will need a blender and a few simple ingredients.

  • Almond Milk — We’ll use unsweetened almond milk as the base
  • Banana — banana adds creaminess and a touch of natural sweetness
  • Protein Powder — Vanilla protein powder adds nutrition, flavor, and sweetness. Be sure to use plant-based protein powder.
  • Matcha — Matcha is a type of green tea ground into a fine powder. It is rich in antioxidants and has several health benefits. I usually buy matcha powder online.
  • Strawberries — Frozen strawberries provide natural sweetness and help to thicken the smoothie
Looking down on a strawberry matcha smoothie in a glass. There are fresh strawberries and matcha powder around it.

Why This Recipe is a Winner

  • FUN — The colorful combination of pink strawberries and green matcha makes this smoothie fun to make and drink!
  • EASY — With only six ingredients, this smoothie recipe is so easy to make.
  • FAVORITE — This smoothie is sure to become a favorite for your breakfast routine!

Frequently-Asked Questions

Does matcha go well with strawberry?

The sweet taste of strawberries pairs nicely with the earthy flavor of matcha green tea. That’s one reason the two are excellent flavor combinations that you can find around the world!

Is matcha good in smoothies?

Matcha is an excellent addition to smoothies, especially when paired with certain fruits such as strawberries or blueberries. It adds an earthy flavor and caffeine, so it’s good to keep the quantity limited.

Why Smoothies are So Good

Smoothies are a popular choice for a quick and healthy meal or snack. That’s because they’re so easy to make and you can customize them to fit your specific tastes and/or diet. Here are a few reasons why smoothies are so good:

  1. Nutrient-dense: Smoothies pack a lot of nutrients into a single serving.
  2. Easy to digest: Blending breaks down the ingredients into a smooth, liquid consistency.
  3. Customizable: You can ingredients based on your needs, such as protein powder, specific fruits, greens, and more!
  4. Portable: Take your smoothie on the go! That means smoothies are a convenient choice for busy people like you!
  5. Delicious: Smoothies are just plain delicious! We have a green smoothie every morning for breakfast, and it’s become the favorite meal of the day!

Serving Suggestions

You can drink your smoothie all on its own. Or you can have any of these as a yummy side dish:

  • Trail mix with healthy nuts, dried fruits, and seeds.
  • Blueberry Overnight Oats pair nicely with smoothies
  • You can serve chia pudding with smoothies.
  • Serve this as a smoothie bowl and add bits of Protein Granola for texture and flavor.

Storage Tips

Smoothies are best when served immediately, but you can store them in the fridge for up to an hour. They can be frozen in freezer-safe containers. Let the frozen smoothie sit at room temperature to thaw.

A closeup of a strawberry smoothie with matcha in it. There is another smoothie and fresh strawberries in the background.

Smoothie Favorites

You are loving this strawberry matcha smoothie recipe, and now you’re ready for more! Here are some of our favorite vegan smoothies:

A closeup of a strawberry matcha smoothie in a glass.

Strawberry Banana Matcha Smoothie

This strawberry banana matcha smoothie is a go-to for a quick and healthy meal or snack! You'll love the flavor of sweet strawberries paired with the earthy matcha tea!
5 from 2 votes
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes
Servings: 1 smoothie
Calories: 258kcal


  • 1 cup unsweetened almond milk
  • 1 banana
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla protein powder
  • 1 ½ cups ice
  • 1 ½ teaspoons matcha powder
  • 1 cup strawberries (fresh or frozen) See note if using frozen strawberries.


  • Add the milk, banana, protein powder, and ice to a blender. Blend on low until mostly broken down. Scrape down sides of the blender jar. Gradually increase blending speed until the mixture is smooth.
    Looking down on a blender with ingredients like banana chunks. There are fresh strawberries and bananas around the blender.
  • Pour half of this mixture into a bowl. Stir in the matcha powder.
    A hand pours matcha powder into a measuring cup with smoothie mixture.
  • Add strawberries to the remaining mixture in the blender. If using frozen strawberries, see note below. Blend until smooth.
    Strawberries are in a blender with other smoothie ingredients.
  • Pour some of the strawberry mixture into a glass. Then add a bit of the matcha mixture. Finish with some more of the strawberry mixture to create beautiful layers.
  • Serve immediately.

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For Frozen Strawberries

If using frozen strawberries, let them sit out a few minutes to soften. This will make blending easier. You may need to add a bit more almond milk if using frozen strawberries.
Calories: 258kcal | Carbohydrates: 42g | Protein: 15g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 29mg | Sodium: 381mg | Potassium: 700mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 22g | Vitamin A: 393IU | Vitamin C: 95mg | Calcium: 411mg | Iron: 2mg

The nutrition information shown is an estimate provided by an online nutrition calculator and should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist’s advice.

2 Responses to Strawberry Matcha Smoothie

  1. Avatar thumbnail image for MarlyAlice Reply

    5 stars
    This creamy smoothie is the perfect morning pick-me-up!

    • Avatar thumbnail image for MarlyMarly

      So glad you like this smoothie, Alice!

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