Sweets – recipes
1 cup(140g) cashews, soaked x 1-2 hrs
3/4 cup water
2-3 Tbsp maple syrup, to taste
1/4 cup(25g) pecans, chopped
Raw cacao nigs, handful
1/2 coconut oil
Soak the unsalted cashews for 1-2 hours, drain and put into the blender. Add water and blend until creamy. Add maple syrup, pinch of salt, coconut oil, and maca powder. Blend until smooth.
Stir in toasted chopped pecans and raw cacao nibs (optional: hemp seeds, goji berries, or raisins- soaked previously to soften).
Freeze the pecan ice cream in the freezer for a few hours. Before serving, let it stand at room temperature for a few minutes to allow it to soften slightly.
Maca powder, derived from the maca root grown in the Peruvian mountains, is known for its ability to boost strength and provide energy. It offers numerous positive effects on our overall health.
Maca is a valuable source of iron, aiding in the restoration of red blood cells and, in turn, helping to alleviate anemia and cardiovascular diseases. Additionally, it contributes to the maintenance of healthy bones and teeth and promotes faster wound healing. Maca root is often referred to as an adaptogen, as it enhances the body’s resilience against physical and mental debilitation, thus reducing the risk of potential illnesses. Its positive impact is attributed to supporting the health of the adrenal and pituitary glands, which play crucial roles in maintaining proper endocrine function.
If you have any health issues , ask your doctor first if maca is safe for you.