If you are looking to reduce your caffeine intake but still want to feel awake throughout the day, then this Energizing Matcha Sesame Milk is the answer!

Made with white sesame seeds, you’ll be surprised to find this delicious milk drink creamy, nutty and super satisfying. And the best part is that these tiny seeds are huge on nutritional benefits! The Matcha powder boosts the antioxidant levels of this drink and contributes a fair amount of caffeine hit without the jitters. If you do decide to add the optional ginger powder, you’ll get a slight fiery kick to keep your tummy warm and fuzzy! Great for reliving the summer months if you’re in a colder country.



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energizing matcha sesame milk jar filled with drink and cup with white sesame seeds and matcha powder at the side



(Makes 3-4 cups) 
1 cup of white sesame seeds
3 cups of filtered water
5-6 pitted dates (according to taste)
1 tablespoon Niko Neko Yuri matcha powder or any other matcha powder you have
1/2 teaspoon ginger powder (optional) 
Pinch of sea salt


1. Soak the sesame seeds with water overnight in the fridge.

2. The next morning, rinse and drain the soaked sesame seeds.

3. Blend the drained sesame seeds together with filtered water in a high-powered blender for approximately 1 minute.

4. Filter the sesame milk either in a nut milk bag or a cheesecloth and squeeze out the remaining milk.

5. Place the filtered sesame milk back into the blender together with the rest of the ingredients. Blend until the mixture is creamy and frothy.

6. Pour it into a glass with a few ice cubes.


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  • October 22, 2018 at 12:52 pm

    That sounds delicious! I love drinking matcha lattes. I find them creamy yet light. Would love to try your recipe too!


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