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mango smoothie healthy recipe
Wellness
Published Thursday Feb 06, 2020 by Erica Fowler

Mango Smoothie

Recipes
Food
Drink

Getting enough greens in a day can be challenging! That's one of the reasons I love this smoothie. It’s a great way to get the nutrients of mango and ginger with all the amazing benefits of spinach—without the extreme green taste.

Ingredients

- 2 cups mango (fresh or frozen)

- 2 cups of spinach

- 1 inch of fresh ginger

- 1 cup of orange juice, freshly squeezed

- 1 frozen banana

- 1 cup of water 
 


 

Additions

- 1 tablespoon of chia seeds

Directions

- Add all ingredients to blender. Blend until you reach your desired constancy, adding more 
water if needed. 

- Pour into glass and enjoy! 

Erica Fowler
Written by
Erica Fowler
Contributor | Holistic Nutritionist
About the author
With a heart-filled passion for holistic living and people, Erica spends most her time in Southern California along the salty coast when she’s not traveling. Focused on helping her clients find a natural balance, Erica encourages them to thrive through delicious, simple recipes and healthy habits.
Cha Cha Matcha Los Angeles Local
Local
Published Monday Feb 17, 2020 by Fitt

Cha Cha Matcha Makes Moves in LA  

Food
Drink

LA has a thing for NYC foodie transplants (we’re looking at you Bluestone Lane, Van Leeuwen, and by CHLOE.). But there’s one West Coast shop that’s we’re totally obsessed with. 
 
Say hello to Cha Cha Matcha, a charming, pink-hued cafe in WeHo and Venice that’s entirely dedicated to—you guessed it—matcha. 
 

Matcha That’ll Make You Cha Cha 

Cha Cha’s backstory is even more millennial than the menu. Two NYU business grads fell in love with matcha on a trip to Japan and brought back some tea powder to NYC. With a little recipe testing and a lot of ambition, they created the matcha wonderland we now know as Cha Cha Matcha.  
 
A tea shop dotted with puns and palm trees on a pink and green palette, it’s no surprise the tropical-themed paradise was lured to the streets of LA. Not to mention its vintage retro feel and ’90s rap music blasting in the background. Nothing like a caffeine boost with a little Dr. Dre to get you in a good mood, right?  
 

#MatchaGracias 

Cha Cha Matcha isn’t just fun to say; it also has the matcha tea game on lock. Their high-quality matcha is sourced straight from Japan, and the not-too-sweet flavor tastes just as good as it looks.  
 
The menu is simple but features everything from classic drinks like a matcha latte to more unique concoctions like their seasonal Blue Drink made with collagen, blue algae, lavender honey, and milk.  
 
Non-dairy? No problem. Cha Cha Matcha also offers a list of dairy-free options that’s so extensive (think almond, hemp, soy, macadamia, cashew, coconut, and more) you may need to pause before committing to an order. But no matter what you go for, you can expect a colorful creation made with good-for-you ingredients that you won’t be able to stop sipping.  
 

Snacks + Sips For Days 

Though, Cha Cha Matcha isn’t just about delicious matcha drinks. They also whip up a mean selection of healthy bites like avocado or almond butter toast, along with sweet treats like fresh-baked matcha donuts (both gluten-free and vegan!). And like any good tea shop nowadays, there’s also soft serve. 

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Fitt
Contributing Partner
About the author
Fitt is a location-based discovery platform that connects users to healthy experiences across 30 cities in the US, Canada, UK, and Australia. Find the best fitness studios, healthy restaurants, and outdoor adventures at www.fitt.co.