Maca Latte Recipe
Maca, (Lepidium meyenii) is a plant that grows in central Peru in the high plateaus of the Andes Mountains. It has been cultivated as a vegetable crop in this area for at least 3000 years. Maca is a relative of the radish and has an odor similar to butterscotch. Its root, also called Peruvian ginseng is highly prized to make medicine and has been shown to:
Reduce erectile dysfunction
Boost energy and endurance
Reduce blood pressure
Reduce sun damage
Fight free radicals
This tasty recipe makes it easy for me to include maca into my diet.
1/2 Tsp Maca Powder (gelatinized)
1 tsp collagen powder
1 tsp hemp seeds
1 tsp coconut oil
1 cup milk or alternative milk (click here for a recipe)
1 dash cinnamon (optional)
If using unsweetened milk add 1 tsp of sweetener of your choice
Monk fruit powder
High speed blender
If you would like a warm latte, heat the milk on the stove top until desirable temperature is achieved.
Add all of the ingredients to the blender and blend until smooth.
Top with a dash of cinnamon and enjoy!
Suggested additions for more nutrition
Medicinal mushroom powder
Other herbs and spices
Chaga Mushroom powder