Maca root powder has quickly become one of my favorite ingredients to add to shakes! With a taste that’s a cross between butterscotch and peanut butter its a great addition to shakes with bananas, cinnamon and cacao. Just in case you’re wondering Maca is a type of cruciferous vegetable native to the Andes of Peru Maca has a similar appearance and size of radishes and turnips with green tops and roots that range in color from yellow to purple and black. Maca is usually available in powder form from after being harvested and ground down.
Maca Root Benefits:
•rich in antioxidants
•enhances energy, mood and memory
•improves female sexual health
•balances estrogen levels
•boost male fertility
•Rich in calcium, potassium, and iron
- 2 frozen bananas
- 2 cups almond or coconut milk
- 3-6 dates
- 2 Tablespoon Maca Root Powder
- 1/2-1/4 teaspoon of cinnamon
- Water to thin
- Place all ingredients into blender, blend until smooth.