When I heard I could have tahini on my SIBO healing protocol, I let out an audible sign of relief.
I won’t go into the details of the protocol here but let’s just say it’s VERY specific. My list of “no” foods is much longer than my list of “yes” foods, and that no list includes some of my favorite healthy items like chocolate, sweet potatoes and nut butter.
But TAHINI is a yes so you better believe I’ve been getting creative with this sesame spread, starting with my morning matcha.
I think I actually prefer this version of matcha to my tried and true matcha latte (made creamy with coconut milk or coconut butter). The tahini adds a distinct flavor that I love!
Tahini Matcha Latte
1 tsp tahini
1 tsp coconut oil
1 tsp matcha (my favorite brand is Matchaful)
1 scoop collagen peptides
Sprinkle of cinnamon
1/2 tsp vanilla
Pinch sea salt
Optional: 1 pitted date or honey for sweetness (omit if you’re on a SIBO or low FODMAP plan)
Blend all ingredients with 1 1/2 - 2 cups hot (not boiled) water in your high speed blender until frothy! Enjoy!