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Maca as a Recipe Ingredient


Most of us are now aware of the Maca’s use as a supplement that will yield medicinal benefits, but a use for maca that has been frequently overshadowed is it’s function as a food ingredient used in cooking. Maca has long been consumed as food among the Peruvians and wherever maca is to be found. Here are some of the popular recipes that make use of maca.

 

Maca Superfood Smoothie
1 handful greens of your choice
1/2 cup to 1 cup fresh young coconut water
1 ripe banana
1 ripe kiwi fruit
1-2  T  maca powder
1 T coconut butter
1T  raw honey or agave nectarBlend all ingredients until smooth
Choco Maca Booster
2-3 heaping t of maca powder
8 oz  almond milk
8 oz purified water
1 cup strawberries/blueberries/acai berries
2 T  honey
2 T raw chocolate powderBlend and enjoy
Choco Maca Booster
2-3 heaping t of maca powder
8 oz  almond milk
8 oz purified water
1 cup strawberries/blueberries/acai berries
2 T  honey
2 T raw chocolate powderBlend and enjoy
Maca Power Juice
2 heaping t maca powder
2 cups carrot juice
2 parsley sprigs
1 juiced appleJuice vegetables and fruits, then add the maca and enjoy immediately
Spicy Maca Soup
2 T organic maca powder
1 1/2 cups fresh tomato juice
1/2 fresh cucumber
1 to 2 stalks celery
1 yellow pepper,  diced
1 tsp. cayenne pepper
Season to Taste (Salt, Pepper, etc.)Blend all ingredients except pepper until smooth.  Stir in pepper and enjoy this refreshing soup