In the last few years Maca has become probably the best known and most used Peruvian super food. For its concentrated nutrition and adaptogenic properties it is very popular nutrient addition for healthy smoothies and raw energy snacks not just among raw foodists plus alike minded worshippers of healthy foods.
Lucuma, one of the Peruvian super foods is not as well know as rock-star of super foods Maca, but it is very deserving of our attention as it is an excellent source of fiber, vitamins, minerals and carbohydrates. Lacuma makes versatile and yummy gourmet ingredient for baked goods, raw desserts, ice creams and smoothies. It is an excellent and much healthier substitute for sugar or other sweetener substitutes.
What are super foods, why are they called super foods and what do they do for us? In the last few years more and more people are realizing that in order to stay healthy and energized they need to become responsible and take charge for their own health and well being. People from all walks of life are opening to natural healing, healthy alternatives, organic and live foods, herbs and of course are becoming more and more curious about the superfoods movement and its benefit.
Peru was always on our bucket list, the question was when and how we will make it happen and explore this intriguing country with its endless natural not just those marvelous megalithic beauties and ancient history.