Recipes, Benefits And Uses Of Maca Powder

Maca powder is the powdered root of the maca plant. Also known as Peruvian Ginseng it has risen in popularity due to claimed benefits or influences on libido and the reproductive system. In Peru the fresh root is boiled and eaten in a similar way to potato: either mashed into a porridge or roasted.

Nutritional Benefits Of Maca Powder

Research on the health benefits of maca on sexual and reproductive function is still ongoing. Maca has a range of unique nutritional properties. Studies recommend the consumption of maca in cooked or boiled form to deactivate the MTCA acid in the raw product.

Where Is Maca From?

Maca powder originates from the ground root of the maca plant. It is often eaten fresh in South America, where it is cultivated extensively. In export form it is ground and dehydrated into what we know as maca powder.

Uses For Maca Powder

Maca powder is often used in hot drinks, smoothies or included in porridges.

Recipes Using Maca Powder

Energy-Boosting Smoothie With Maca

By Roxanne | Mar 23, 2020

Maca powder is the powdered root of the maca plant. Also known as Peruvian Ginseng it has risen in popularity due to said benefits to libido and the reproductive system. In Peru the fresh root is boiled and eaten in a similar way to potato: either mashed into a porridge or roasted. We think it…

Delicious Chocolate Breakfast Smoothie Bowl

By Roxanne | Oct 27, 2019

Tucking into a delicious breakfast smoothie bowl as a healthy breakfast option is rising in popularity, for good reason. They are often delicious and a quick and easy way to pack maximum nutrition into your morning routine. This recipe is just that! On top of requiring no cooking and almost no prep, it also contains…