A Sweet & Tasty Superfood
This bulk bag of Organic Raw Lucuma Powder is a raw, organic sweetener with a strong fragrance and a full-bodied creamy texture that imparts a subtle maple flavor. It's an extremely versatile and tasty ingredient which blends well with ice creams, smoothies, yogurts, cookies, and desserts and can be used to make Lucuma mousse, pudding, or parfait.
Lucuma is an exotic Peruvian fruit once known as the "Gold of the Incas" and as the "Egg-Fruit" of Peru. The round or ovaloid fruits are green, with a bright yellow flesh that is often fibrous.
It has been honored spiritually and in the culinary fashion since ancient times. Within the Peruvian culture, lucuma is often part of celebrations and banquet settings because of its distinct and fragrant flavor. Although it grows in other tropical regions, fruits grown in the Peruvian highlands are considered to be of superior flavor and are culturally revered.
Lucuma is a healthy alternative to sugar with a number of essential nutrients. It is low in acid and is an excellent source of carbohydrates, fiber, vitamins, and minerals.
Lucuma is low in calories and rich in vitamin C, vitamin B complex, and protein.It is especially abundant in beta-carotene, niacin, and iron, with significant amounts of calcium, potassium, and phosphorus. It also contains calcium and magnesium.
Lucuma contains a number of antioxidants and a healthy monounsaturated nut oil.
BENEFITS OF LUCUMA
Lucuma has long been revered for its support of the heart and circulatory system.* It also aids digestion and supports healthy metabolism and weight loss efforts.* Research has suggested that lucuma nut oil supports wound healing and skin regeneration.* Eating lucuma is known to produce healthy skin, as well.*
Lucuma has a high fiber content, ensuring its support to the digestive tract and elimination system.* The iron content in lucuma supports a healthy immune system, and the low sugar content makes it ideal for managing healthy glucose levels.*
Container Size: 22 lb BULK BAG
Suggested Usage: Use Lucuma Powder in place of agave nectar. Substitute for maple, butterscotch, or toffee flavors in your favorite desserts. Mix into tea for a creamy texture and sweet, rich flavor. Blends well with ice creams, smoothies, yogurts, and cookies, and can be used to make Lucuma mousse, pudding, or parfait. Sprinkle on top of your favorite granola.
Storage Instructions: Keep tightly sealed. Store in a cool dry place, out of direct sunlight.
*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.
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