Lucuma Powder (Organic)
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Lucuma Powder is made from whole Peruvian lucuma fruit that has been dried at low temperatures and milled into a fine powder. This low-glycemic sweetener contains many nutrients including beta-carotene, iron, zinc, vitamin B3, calcium and protein. Yellow lucuma powder has a unique, maple-like taste that’s a delight in a variety of recipes.
Lucuma was viewed in the ancient Peruvian cosmic vision as a symbol of fertility and creation. Traditionally known as the “Gold of the Incas”, the orange and yellow pulpy lucuma fruit (Pouteria obovata, or Lucuma obovata) has been found carved on ceramics discovered in archeological excavations of ancient burial sites in coastal Peru.
This low-glycemic sugar alternative delivers a subtle sweetness—along with vital health-boosting nutrients, including calcium and potassium. Lucuma is a good source of antioxidants, dietary fiber, healthy carbohydrates, and other key vitamins and minerals.
We all need a bit of sweetness now and then—and Lucuma Powder is a great way to indulge, while at the same time keeping blood sugar in check. What’s more, with nutrients not found in other sweetener options, you can feel good about incorporating it into your healthy diet.
Eat Lucuma for:
- immune-enhancing activities
- promote proper cell communication
- low-glycemic addition to recipes
- oxygenation of the blood
How to use
Lucuma powder has a pleasantly sweet taste that can be described as rich, creamy and malty. It serves as a low GI sweetener and can be used to sweeten various foods and drinks. It is delicious in all smoothies, snack bars and chocolates.
Ingredients: 100% organic lucuma powder