Coconut & Maca Froyo

February 24, 2017 0 Comments

This little recipe is the perfect treat for those hot days in the sun. They can be made as cracked versions on a plate, as we have done here, that can then be stacked on pancakes or used as delicious toppings for desserts. Alternatively, this recipe can also be used to make little popsicles for the small people to have as snacks as they run around the garden in the sunshine. You can add any topping or sprinklings, you can leave out the Maca or instead add another super-food of choice - perhaps switch it from a 'Chocelix' - whatever your choice, you can switch them up to be your own portion of delicious.

Cacao (Immunomodulation)
Strengthening, balancing, supporting and regulating the immune system, optimising immune response (great for winter).
Cacao (Magnesium)
An essential mineral, absorbed in the gut and is important for energy, muscle health and bone health.
Cacao (Anandamide)
Is a fatty acid neurotransmitter. The name is taken from the Sanskrit word 'ananda', which means "joy, bliss, delight".
Cacao (Theobromine)
Similar to caffeine, it is a vasodilator, anti-inflammatory, anti-oxidant, diuretic and can act as a stimulant. Studies suggest it aids the absorption of the polyphenols in Cacao.
Mesquite powder, also know as Algarrobo, is native to Peru, Ecuador and Columbia and for centuries was a staple food for ancient South American desert dwellers. Boasting 10g protein per 100g, studies* suggest it can also help balance blood sugar levels.
know for improving energy, Maca can also aid with mood and focus, as well as help your body adapt to life stressors and helping balance hormones.
Yoghurt (Probiotics)
these guys as in simple terms bacteria and yeasts that are introduced to the body and are good for the health, mainly gut health.
Coconut Oil / Butter
Coconut oil/butter is high in natural saturated fats which increase the bodies healthy cholesterol (known as HDL) which helps promote heart health, lowering the risk of heart disease. It also helps to convert the LDL “bad” cholesterol into good cholesterols.

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