Amazonian superfoods: get to know them, use them & love them!
Ever wanted to find out more about Amazonian Superfoods and why they are so popular? Well, we’re here to give you the full scoop on these wonderfully exotic foods. Here at Morlife we have a fantastic selection of Amazonian Superfoods for you to choose from which are all Certified Organic and pack in a heap of nutritional goodness! Keep reading below to find out more!
From the fruiting tree and source of all chocolate and cocoa products, how could you not love Cacao Powder!? Our Cacao Powder is processed at low temperatures to ensure nutritional potency, guaranteeing you get the best. It also provides a source of antioxidants, which has been independently measured and displayed on the packaging to provide quality assurance.
Use me: with its decadent chocolate taste, Cacao Powder is fantastic in smoothies, hot chocolates, coffee and used in baking and cooking.
The seeds of the Amazonian Fruiting tree, Cacao Nibs are simply the shelled and crushed beans. Legend has it that the Mexican Mayan Kings drank up to 30 pure chocolate drinks a day to maintain their vigour. The beans were also valued so highly that it was used as money! Our Cacao Nibs provide a source of fibre in every 15g serve making them a perfect boost to any snack or meal.
Use me: Cacao Nibs are a great addition in muesli and porridge or used in the same way you would use chocolate chips.
Camu Camu Powder
Morlife Camu Camu Powder comes from the Camu Camu riverside tree and is the red/purple cherry like fruit. It boasts a range of nutritional goodness, the key feature being its vitamin C content. It provides an impressive 438% of your daily intake of vitamin C in just a 15g serve!
Use me: with its mild citrus flavour, Camu Camu is great to add in juices, smoothies, yoghurt or desserts.
Grown in the mountainous regions of Peru, Maca is a root vegetable which belongs to the radish family. It has been used for over thousands of years for its fantastic properties and benefits. Our Maca Powder has been carefully processed using low temperatures during dehydration to maintain its superfood qualities, providing a premium quality product.
Use me: highly versatile, Maca has a subtle sweet malty flavour making it a great addition to both sweet and savoury dishes. Add to smoothies, juices, cereal and porridge or savoury dips and cooking.
An exotic fruit from Peru, lucuma is often known as ‘Gold of the Inca’s’. Morlife’s Lucuma Powder is naturally packed with goodness and provides a source of fibre in every 15g serve. With its delicious caramel and butterscotch flavour, lucuma is a fantastic natural sweetener alternative which only contains 13.3% sugar!
Use me: Thanks to its naturally delicious flavour, lucuma is perfect to add in smoothies, yoghurt, cereals and especially in baking. Add to cakes, muffins, desserts or home made ice creams.