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POWER SUPER FOODS Maca Powder 1kg

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Power Super Foods Maca Powder Organic 1kg

The Inca Superfood

Maca is a sexy heart shaped root vegetable of the Brassicaceae (cruciferous) family that looks like a radish but grows like a sweet potato -- the colour varies from creamy yellow or light pink to dark purple or black. Maca's botanical name is Lepidium meyenii,Walpers (after German botanist Gerhard Walpers) and is also known as Lepidium peruvianum,Chacon after Peruvian researcher Dr. Gloria Chacon.

Nutritional Benefits
A uniquely revitalizing and energy containing superfood celebrated in South America for its concentrated nutrition – rich in amino acids, essential fatty acids, vitamins, minerals and trace elements

Suggested Uses
Mix into smoothies, yoghurt, cereal, oatmeal, muesli, fruit juice, or bake into cakes or cookies.

Recipes

MACA SMOOTHIE
In a blender, add Maca and rice/soy/cow milk and any of the following additions: -banana -carob powder -tahini -honey -peanut/almond or macadamia butter.

The Maca substitution rule is : Generally, allow ½ tsp Maca per cookie - since people are likely to eat more than one cookie, and the serving suggestion is one tsp Maca per day. For every teaspoon Maca added, subtract equal amount of flour from recipe. This works beautifully in banana cake and pumpkin spice cakes too. Substitute 1 tsp Maca for 1 tsp flour PER SLICE. In other words, if your loaf pan makes 10 slices, you would subtract 10 tsp flour from the recipe, and add 10 tsp Maca

MACA COOKIE RECIPES:

ALMOND CINNAMON CAROB MACADAMIA
125g Sugar (raw organic) 125g Butter/Ghee/or Oil 1 egg/ 1/2 tsp cinnamon 2 Tbsp Milk (rice/soy/cow) 230g Spelt flour organic 20g Maca powder 1 tsp almond essence 50g almonds, chopped 1/2cup Sugar (raw organic) 1/2cup Butter/Ghee/Oil 1 egg 3Tbsp Milk(rice/soy/cow) 1 c. less 2 Tbsp Plain flour 1.5 Tbsp Maca powder 1/2 tsp nutmeg 50g macadamia, chopped Beat butter/sugar, add egg/milk/spice/essence. Add flour, Maca and spices until just combined. Stir through nuts. Grease baking sheets, drop 2 Tbsp batter (flatten), bake at 180-200 for 12-15 minutes (until cookies are just brownish on bottom). Cool on sheet. Makes a dozen large cookies.

MACA BANANA-MACADAMIA MUFFINS (GLUTEN-FREE, DAIRY-FREE, SUGAR-FREE)
Makes 2 dozen (recipe can be halved) 1/3 cup MACA powder 5 ripe ladyfinger bananas, mashed 3 cups rice flour 1 cup macadamia nuts, chopped 2/3 cup maize flour 1 cup macadamia oil (or substitute) 1 tsp baking soda 1 cup honey (or apple juice concentrate) 4 tsp alum-free baking powder 1 cup rice or soy milk 1 tsp nutmeg 4 smallish eggs (or egg substitute) 1 tsp cinnamon Optional: 1 cup sultanas or currants Preheat oven to 180 C and lightly oil muffin trays. Sift all ingredients in the LEFT column together in a large bowl. Fold in bananas and nuts. In another bowl, combine remaining ingredients and mix well. Pour wet into dry, stirring until JUST combined. Spoon into muffin tray and bake 20-25 minutes, until centres spring back when touched. Remove from oven, cool and turn out. YUM!! Note: Each muffin will contain around 1 tsp of Maca powder.

MACA ZUCHINNI BREAD
Scant 1 cup Maca powder 2 eggs 2 1 cup whole wheat flour 1 cup milk (ie.rice/soy/cow) 1 cup brown sugar 1/2 cup applesauce 1 tsp baking soda 1 tsp vanilla extract 1 tsp baking powder 1 tsp cinnamon 3/4 cup raisins or currants 1/2 tsp nutmeg 1/2 cup pecan/walnut or almond 2 cup grated zuchinni (3-4 small) Optional: 2 Tbsp molasses NOTE: Vegans substitute eggs for 1 Tbsp Egg Replacer mixed with 4 Tbsp water Preheat oven to 180 degrees Celsius. In a large bowl, combine dry ingredients, mix in fruit/nuts, then make a well in the centre. In another bowl, beat eggs, then stir in rest, folding in zuchinni last. Add wet ingredients to dry ingredients until just blended. Oil a 9' x 12' pan, and bake 30-40 minutes, or until tester inserted in centre comes out clean. Cool 10 minutes, turn out. THIS IS DELICIOUS for breakfast, lunchbox, quick afternoon snacks or with a cuppa. Mmmmmmmm...

MACA COOKIE RECIPES -- VEGAN!!!
{Each cookie contains approximately 1/2 tsp MACA}

ALMOND-BUTTER COOKIES
(Gluten-Free, Egg-Free, [saturated]Fat-Free) 1 cup Maca powder 4 ounces silken(soft) tofu 1 cup rice flour 1 cup chunky almond butter 1 cup buckwheat flour 1/3 cup cold-pressed oil 1 tsp baking powder 1 cup brown sugar 1/8 tsp sea salt 1 cup maple syrup 1 tsp cinnamon 1 tsp vanilla extract Optional: 1 cup currants Preheat oven to 180 C. Sift flours, sift ingredients in LEFT column into a bowl. In another bowl, mash and mix ingredients in RIGHT column together. Fold the wet into the dry; roll mixture into 1-inch balls, place on ungreased baking sheet, flatten with a fork. Bake 12 minutes or until the edges begin to brown. Remove, cool on sheet. Makes 30 (small-ish) cookies.

MAPLE WALNUT COOKIES
(Wheat-Free, Egg-Free, [saturated]Fat-Free) 1 cup Maca powder 2 tsp baking powder 1 1 cup spelt flour* 1 tsp sea salt 1 cup rice flour 1 tsp nutmeg 8 ounces silken(soft) tofu 1 cup cold-pressed oil 3/4 cup brown sugar 1 cup maple syrup 1 tbsp vanilla extract 1 cup walnuts, chopped Preheat oven to 180 F. Sift LEFT column into bowl, add walnuts. In another bowl, mash ingredients of RIGHT column, then fold wet bowl into dry bowl. Drop by rounded teaspoonfuls onto baking sheet, flatten with fork. Bake 12 minutes, or until edges begin to brown; remove, cool on sheet. Makes about 45 cookies. *Substitute gluten-free flour if desired*




































Other Details

Certified Organic:
Yes
Gluten Free:
Yes
Dairy Free:
Yes
Vegetarian:
Yes
Vegan Friendly:
Yes
Fair Trade:
Yes

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