Organic Raw Lucuma Powder (150g)
Lucuma is a fruit native to Peru. It has a sweet caramel/butterscotch flavour and a creamy texture. Its low glycemic index makes it an ideal choice for sweetening dishes by people who are trying to reduce their sugar intake.
Lucuma is known as ‘Gold of the Incas’ in its native country of Peru. Here it is used to flavour both savoury and sweet dishes and is the region's most popular ice cream flavour.
Lucuma powder is gaining a global reputation and is becoming a popular addition to healthy smoothie and dessert recipes.
It can be used as a healthy alternative to sugar and is easy to incorporate into your diet by simply using it in baking or adding it to sweet recipes.
Lucuma powder has a low glycemic index, which makes it ideal for people who are looking to reduce their sugar intake.
The iron and phosphorus in Green Origins Lucuma Powder contribute to immune system support and brain function. They also provide energy and reduce the effects of stress and fatigue.
We recommend that you take up to 1-2 teaspoons per day. Lucuma powder can used to flavour many savoury and sweet dishes and is often used in place of sugar.
This product should not be used as a substitute for a varied balanced diet and a healthy lifestyle. Do not exceed the suggested use.
Store your Cacao Powder in a cool, dry place.
Green Origins Lucuma powder is made using a superior ‘silk’ variety, which offers a better quality fruit and produces the finest powder.
It is produced with minimal processing. Once the fruit is picked, the flesh is simply dried at a low temperature and then milled into a powder to maintain maximum nutrients.
Our farmers take great care in ensuring the fruit reaches its optimal ripeness. This is a time consuming process, but ensures our powder is made from high quality lucuma.
Lucuma is a subtropical fruit that is native to the Andean valleys of Peru, where it is known as the ‘Gold of the Incas’. Its sweet taste makes it popular for flavouring dishes and is in fact the region’s most popular ice cream flavour.
- 2 frozen bananas (chopped)
- 1 tbsp Green Origins Lucuma Powder
- 1 tbsp Maple syrup
- 1 tbsp Green Origins Cacao Nibs
- A handful of nuts (we recommend pecans)
Mix all of the ingredients in a blender until it becomes a texture that resembles ice cream.
Serve in a bowl and top with cacao nibs and nuts of your choice.
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