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MESQUITE – this sweet and healthy powder has been available for over 2,000 years in traditional foods of native South Americans. It can be perfectly used as a flour or sugar substitute and is valued by diabetics due to its low glycemic index. MESQ...
|Nutritional Value||per 100 g||per Portion (2 g)|
|Energy||379 kcal||7,6 kcal|
|(1585 kJ)||(32 kJ)|
|Fat||3,3 g||0,06 g|
|thereof saturated fatty acids||0 g||0 g|
|Carbohydrates||79 g||1,58 g|
|thereof sugar||43 g||0,86 g|
|Protein||15 g||0,3 g|
|Salt||0,024 g||0 g|
|Dietary Fiber||29,1 g||0,58 g|
|Calcium||520 mg||3,68 mg|
|Magnesium||140 mg||2,8 mg|
|Iron||18 mg||0,36 mg|
|Zinc||3 mg||0,06 mg|
|All information subject to the usual fluctuations in natural products|
MESQUITE – this sweet and healthy powder has been available for over 2,000 years in traditional foods of native South Americans. It can be perfectly used as a flour or sugar substitute and is valued by diabetics due to its low glycemic index.
MESQUITE contains valuable dietary fibers and is rich in calcium, magnesium, iron, and zinc.
Due to the many nutrients found in organic Mesquite powder, it is especially loved by vegans and all those who like to eat healthy.
Organic mesquite powder has a pleasant malty-cinnamon taste and is perfect for use in smoothies, desserts and pastries.
We buy our organic Mesquite Powder directly from producers in Peru: It is bein grown by small family farms in the region Piura and processed very gently using traditional methods.
Mesquite contains a number of valuable ingredients: various minerals such as calcium, potassium, magnesium, iron and zinc, and the important amino acid lysine, and is rich in protein and dietary fiber.
How mesquite powder works:
The powder of these pods is often used for sweetening desserts and smoothies, and has moreover the advantage to score with a low glycemic index (25) – which makes it good for diabetics and cholesterol level.
Thanks to its minerals, mesquite helps keeping bones and teeth healthy, support the cardio-vascular system and the immune system, and increases performance.
The great number of dietary fibers ensures a long lasting feeling of fullness.
Due to the great number of nutrients, organic mesquite is especially suited for:
- Those with allergies (celiac disease)
- And all those who want to eat healthy
We buy our organic Mesquite powder directly from Peru, where it is grown by small family farms in the Piura region and then gently processed.
After the long, up to 30 cm, pods are mature, which can be recognized by their light to dark brown color, the harvest is done by hand.
The pods are collected in baskets and then transported for further processing to nearby production sites.
There the pods are washed and sorted. Only the best quality is used for the production of Mesquite powder. Afterwards the pods are carefully dried and then ground to powder.
Through the direct purchase from small producers in Peru we support the livelihood of small family farms and ensure that cultivation, harvest, and production is being done in harmony with nature.
Mesquite powder can be used in many different ways:
It tastes malty, with hints of cinnamon and caramel, can be mixed into smoothies, e.g. with almond milk, or it can be sprinkled on ice cream. It is especially delicious in combination with Cocoa or Maca.
If a little more flavor is desired, Mesquite powder can also serve as flour substitute.
When Mesquite is heated, it tastes slightly like coconut. It can also be used as a spice in soups or sauces.
Mesquite can practically be added to any dish and adds flavor and nutritional value.
Sprinkle on top of dishes or mix in and enjoy!
You can find various delicious recipes at the Recipe page.
Sprinkle or mix daily 1 teaspoon (abt. 2 - 4 g) Mesquite powder into dishes.
Do not exceed the recommended daily dosage. This product is not a replacement for a balanced and varied diet. By uncertainty please consult a specialist about the use of this product. Please keep out of reach of small children.
This plant grows in dry areas in North and South America and belongs to the mimosa flowers, a subtype of the legume family. It can grow both as a tree or a bush with different heights. Due to its deep root system it is suited for dry regions. In addition to leaves and light yellow blossoms, it also possesses long pods, which are processed gently with its flat, brown seeds into powder. This sweet powder has been a traditional basic food of natives for over 2,000 years in both North and South America.
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