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Posts Tagged ‘Maca

Take two Utterly Pedestrian produce ingredients, add a wee bit of many of the most common superfoods raw foodie types tend to keep in their pantries, and you’ve got a rich, tasty, uber-nutritious Live Green Smoothie! Starting with apples and fresh cilantro (which lends a rather floral-herbal quality here), we add small amounts each of: [...]

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Raw chocolate and raw maca go together brilliantly. I already have a “ChocoMacaVerde” Live Green Smoothie recipe on my site for pairing those two, and you can also add a teaspoon or raw maca powder to my Liquid Brownie recipe for spectacular results. Now here’s a third option, one without hemp seeds or avocado, but [...]

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I’m just delighted with this shake. After feeling like a million bucks after yesterday’s maca recipe, and feeling an extra spark in my step today despite a very challenging week healthwise, I was eager to add another maca smoothie option to my kitchen. And this one is something most people could whip up regularly without [...]

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Maca root is something I have long-wanted to develop a recipe library for. It’s a tricky ingredient because of its pungent flavor, but its long list of wonderful health benefits quickly inspires the desire to want to take it regularly. You could just dose up on capsules, if that’s your thing. It’s not mine. I [...]

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These look like ordinary nuts, but I assure they are not. This unique recipe coats your favorite nuts in a sweetly savory combination of raw honey, cacao butter, garlic, cumin, and maca, calling up the taste sensation of authentic mexican mole seasonings, tho’ I left out cacao powder to keep them lighter in flavor. Munch [...]

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Maca root, a staple food in Peru and a superfood that comes to us from the Incan culture, is well-known as a potent adaptogen and long-reputed to increase libido and fertility. Thing is, as perhaps the most potent radish on the planet, it has a distinctive and highly dominant flavor that can be challenging to [...]

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  • Angela Leeds: Hi Chris, There isn't a substitute for cacao butter because it has a distinct flavor and cools to a very hard texture. It can be hard to find locally
  • Angela Leeds: Hi Maggie -- The goji berries I have used are all dried, like raisins, but I know people who grow them and harvest them fresh! They are very hardy and
  • Angela Leeds: Hi Sharon -- wow, that's great to hear! I know, it can be discouraging out there with so many high-maintenance "raw" recipes. I write the recipes for

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