Like everything we do at Functional Self, our recipes have been designed to help you achieve your optimal state. The foods we eat impact our energy levels, mood and cognitive ability, as well as supporting a healthy gut microbiome. We wanted to create a recipe series that focuses on nutrient-dense real foods that will help you reach your highest level of health and vitality. Functional Self recipes are packed full of nourishing recipes to provide a clear path ahead for clean eating, regardless of your starting off point.


Collagen Matcha Tea

Vibrant green tea that makes you feel great and tastes amazing. Matcha is full of antioxidant polyphenols and contains 137 times more antioxidants than regular green tea.

Improve your levels of amino acids, increase energy and load up on healthy polyphenols with our vibrant Collagen Matcha Tea.


1 tsp of vibrant green Matcha tea powder
1 scoop (1 tbsp of Great Lakes Wellness - Collagen Hydrolysate
½ cup of water
½ cup of coconut milk
1 tsp of coconut oil*
1 tsp of macadamia butter
3 drops of vanilla extract
Tiny bit of Himalayan salt and honey


1. Boil kettle to 70 degrees Celsius.

2. In a jug or tall glass, add 1 tsp of Matcha powder, 1 scoop of Great Lakes Wellness, ½ cup of water, ½ cup of coconut milk, 1 tbs of coconut oil, 1tsp of macadamia butter, 3 drops of vanilla extract, tiny bit of Himalayan salt and little bit of honey to add sweetness.

3. Stir vigorously or blend it all together and pour into a glass to enjoy Matcha’s beautiful vibrant green colour.


*Try using unsalted grass-fed butter instead for bit of variety.