Did you know that Maca is a food that is grown at the highest altitude in the World? Maca is a root herb/cruciferous vegetable that is originally grown high in the Peruvian Andes Mountains and is considered to be a Super Food.
It is extremely nutrient dense filled with Vitamins B1, B2, C and E and rich in minerals such as Calcium, Magnesium, Phosphorous, Potassium, Sulfur, iron, copper, iodine, selenium, bismuth, manganese and silica. It contains 20 amino acids, 7 essential amino acids and almost 60 phytochemicals!
Why should you eat Maca?
- Increased energy, endurance and strength
- Immune System Support (Adapt genic properties)
- Improved brain function
- Stress Support
- Balancing Hormones and enhances Libido & Fertility
- Thyroid Support
- Athletic Support
How do you use it?
If you’re a Horlicks lover, then Maca is a Super Food/healthier essential for you! It tastes malty, just like Horlicks and it provides energy so is great to use in your smoothies, plus it is a great addition to desserts and treats. Pair it with Cacao for a delicious combo! It is ideal for a smoothie booster ingredient.
You can have 1-8 teaspoons per day to start.
500ml Water & Ice Cubes
1 ½ Bananas, frozen
1 ½ TBs Maca
¾ Cup Cashews
Pinch of Salt
½ tsp. Vanilla Extract
Blend all ingredients together excluding Maple Syrup. Pour into a container (suitable for freezing), stir in the maple syrup and Freeze.
Stir the ice cream (by hand) after 2-3 hours and put it back in the freezer. (Especially if you don’t own an ice cream maker).