Lucuma is a fruit also known as ‘Gold of The Incas’. It has the same amount of calcium as a glass of cow’s milk, as well as plentiful amounts of beta-carotene (an anti-carcinogen), zinc, iron, vitamin C, niacin (B3), protein, fibre as well as 14 essential trace minerals. It is rich in antioxidants and full of healthy carbohydrates to fuel your body especially the brain. Lucuma is also valued as a symbol of fertility by the Peruvian people.
It is the most popular ice-cream flavour in Peru!
- High fibre
- Naturally low GI
- Skin health
- Stimulates wound healing
- Natural sweetener
How to use:
Mix into juices, smoothies and homemade ice-cream. Sprinkle over muesli, porridge or cereal. Stir through nut butters. Use as a sugar substitute in raw or baked goods (2:1). Use your imagination!