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Maca Powder

Organic Maca Powder

Maca root powder is considered one of the best superfoods on the planet, and for good reason, its strong nutritional profile, along with the long list of health benefits associated with it make an incredibly beneficial superfood. Its naturally sweet caramel/butterscotch like taste, it makes it perfect addition to milkshakes, smoothies, yoghurts, porridge & more. With a recommended dosage of 10-15g daily, make it very easy to use & consumer.

What Is Maca Powder?

Native to the Andes Mountains in Peru, the maca plant is part of the same family as watercress, cabbage, broccoli & look similar to radish. This root vegetable has been used for thousands of years by those native to peru, who knew just how beneficial this root could be. Maca root powder is made by harvesting the root and which is then left to dry for around 10 days. After which it is clean and then ground into the fine powder.

Health Benefits Of Maca Powder

Maca Powder is loaded with health benefits which is why it has become such a popular superfood over recent years, these benefits include :

  • High protein content, and has all the essential amino acids to make a complete protein
  • Rich iron content which can help reduce tiredness & fatigue
  • Source of Vitamin B
  • Contain zinc, magnesium, calcium & potassium
  • High In Fibre

To find our more about the health benefits we would suggest these two article by the BBCgoodfood & Dr.Axe

Maca Powder Recipes & Uses

Maca powder is such a wonderful ingredient as it is so easy to use and add to an array of different foods. It naturally sweet taste lends itself well to sweet recipes like granolas, smoothes, yoghurts, shakes, porridge & more. Our organic maca powder can also be added so savoury recipes  such as soups, broths, sauces among others.

We have compiled some of our favourite recipe which use maca powder as a key ingredient to give you some idea on how to use this incredible superfood.

Almond Butter & Maca Raw Granola Bar from Livia's Kitchen

These excellent granola bars are full of natural, healthy ingredients and make for an wonderfuly healthy on the go breakfast or quick guilt free snack. Just there is an easy to follow video to help you with making this recipe. Not only that Olivia has a fantastic Maca Powder Guide, which tell you a little more about maca powder, its benefits & uses.

Formidable Vegan Maca Recipes from Feastie

More than a generous helping of healthy vegan maca recipes, made with style and beauty. Naturally, you’ll find lots of clean eating options here too. And as a healthy eating team, we love the way all the images are artfully laid out before you, so you can click on any colour, shape, texture, layout or food type that tickles your fancy.

Top-Notch Desserts from Fragrant Vanilla

Sweet tooth? Delve into this hearty (if slightly less than healthy) mix of delicious desserts. But bear in mind: whatever you make with maca powder is bound to be far more nourishing than anything without it! And a small word of apology: we couldn’t find a way of filtering out macaroons from the recipe list. But these are all delicious too!

Unique Peanut Butter Maca Smoothie from Blissful Basil

Avid smoothie makers: step right up! You’ll be delighted at how many types of smoothies can be blended with maca powder to mouth-watering, taste-bud caressing effect. This highly individual smoothie recipe from Blissful Basil's Ashley is a great demonstration of this superfruit’s amazing adaptability.

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