As you probably know by now, I am all about HEALTHY & EASY. Both are key. So if something is healthy to eat, but takes too much time to prepare, it just ain’t happening.
So today I’m excited to share something I recently discovered that instantly increases my daily nutrient intake, and takes about 10 seconds to prepare!
Enter maca powder.
Maca powder is a superfood that comes from the maca plant and mainly grows in the Andes of central Peru. It is part of the broccoli & radish family, yet it has an earthy taste with a nutty flavor. I almost taste a little bit of butterscotch flavor!
I’ve done a bit of research on maca, and apparently it offers a wealth of benefits. It is high in calcium, magnesium, potassium, vitamins C, B-1, B-2, and E, copper, iron, and contains almost all of the essential amino acids.
Maca is actually known as a miracle food, and with all of the following benefits, I totally get it:
- Improves sexual function in women
- Boosts immune system
- Normalizes menopause symptoms
- Supports mood
- Enhances fertility
- Maintains bone density
- Enhances energy
In fact, over the centuries maca has been called: magic, the food of the gods, a natural Viagra, and a miracle drug.
Count me in!
Here’s how easy it is to incorporate maca into your daily diet –
Mix one teaspoon of it into your coffee every day. It gives your coffee a certain flavor, but it’s a GOOD flavor, I promise! My coffee actually seems lacking now when I DON’T put it in!
If you want to start incorporating maca into your coffee, start with 1/2 teaspoon for a few days and then go up to 1 teaspoon per day.
Healthy + Easy = No Brainer