Our Certified Organic Raw Mesquite Powder (Flour) comes from the beautiful, mineral rich forests of Argentina. To produce this healthy whole food powder, ripe Mesquite pods are hand-picked, rinsed thoroughly and naturally shade dried. A special grinder is then used to crush both the pod and the seeds of the mesquite into ultra-fine powder. Mesquite powder has a mild, sweet, nutty, molasses-like flavor with a touch of caramel and a hint of chocolate. If you like carob, try mesquite!
Mesquite contains rich quantities of calcium, magnesium, potassium, iron and zinc and is an excellent source of the amino acid lysine. It is also high in dietary fiber and protein (about 17% by weight). Mesquite is a true superfood that satisfies hunger and stabilizes blood sugar levels. The soluble fiber and galactomannin gum in the seeds and pods slow the absorption of nutrients, resulting in a flattened blood sugar curve. The gel-forming fiber allows foods to be slowly digested and absorbed over a four to six hour period, in contrast to wheat flour, corn meal and other common cooking staples which are rapidly digested and consequently lead to a spike in blood sugar.
Mesquite is the perfect ingredient for diabetics, weight watchers or anyone who wants to eat healthier. Do you drink smoothies or meal replacement drinks for breakfast and find you are hungry long before lunch? Add Mesquite Powder to them to stave off hunger for hours
Our Organic Raw Mesquite Powder can be added to smoothies, drinks, desserts and work especially well in recipes made with Cacao and Maca. Our powder is finely ground, so that it blends and mixes easily into any recipe. It adds thickness along with a sweet flavor and smooth texture. Try our Mesquite Powder today for a healthy, satisfying delight!
Some possible traditional uses of Raw Organic Mesquite Pod Flour may include:
● Stabilizing blood sugar levels
● Satisfying hunger for a long period of time
● High levels of dietary fiber
Suggested Use: Add 1 tablespoon to meal replacement drinks or your favorite smoothie.
Botanical Name: Prosopis alba
Ingredients: Organic Mesquite Powder.
Other Names: South American Mesquite, vanni-andara, katu andara, bayahonda blanca, Mesquite Beans, bayarone, bayahonde, bayahonda, bayarone
Origin: Peru - Certified Organic
Z Natural Foods strives to offer the highest quality organically grown, raw, vegan, gluten free, non-GMO products available and exclusively uses low temperature drying techniques to preserve all the vital enzymes and nutrients. Our Raw Mesquite powder comes from organically grown Mesquite pods that pass our strict quality assurance which includes testing for botanical identity, heavy metals, chemicals and microbiological contaminants. ZNaturalFoods.com offers Raw organic Mesquite powder packaged in airtight stand-up, resealable foil pouches for optimum freshness. Once opened, just push the air out of the pouch before resealing to preserve maximum potency. Keep your Organic raw Mesquite powder in a cool, dark, dry place.
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