Lucuma is an exotic South American superfruit with a delicious taste across between maple syrup and citrus. It is a source of Fiber and Potassium as well as a host of other nutrients such as Iron, Zinc, Calcium and Antioxidants. It has been prized for centuries by the indigenous people of Peru. Traditionally prized for its unique sweet taste, it has been used as part of the daily diet and as a novel culinary flavor in desserts, ice creams and specialty drinks.
What makes this low glycemic superfruit so unique is the fact that it can be enjoyed as a healthy alternative to conventional sweeteners, while delivering an incredible taste with the benefit of many important nutrients. Allowed to fully ripen the Lucuma fruit is naturally dried in order to ensure the highest concentration of both nutritional vibrancy and flavor. Natural Traditions Lucuma powder is made from a proprietary gentle cold milling process to ensure optimal nutrient, enzyme and antioxidant integrity not to mention an incredible, intense Lucuma taste with no fillers, flavors added sweeteners or excipients added, just 100% pure Lucuma powder.
Allergen Information: Produced in a facility that packages tree nuts (Almonds, Hazelnuts and Cashews). The facility is dairy-free, gluten-free, soy-free and peanut free. Storage Information: Refrigeration not required. Store in a cool, dry, dark place.
Key Features and Benefits:
• Gluten-Free, Kosher, Vegan, Non-GMO, Raw
• Use as a healthy sweetener
• A source of Fiber and Potassium a host of Antioxidants
• Ready to use; Incorporates easily into smoothies and all other recipes
• A delicious maple-syrup citrus taste
• No fillers, flavors, binders, sweeteners or excipients added
Suggested Use: Add 1-3 teaspoons of Natural Traditions Lucuma powder to water, coconut water, your favorite juice or to smoothies. Add 1-3 teaspoons to water with a teaspoon of Organic Traditions Camu Camu powder to make a delicious, refreshing lemonade. As there are no binders or excipients added, contents may settle so stir while drinking if mixing it with water or juice. Add to yogurt, cereal or on top of berries. Make exotic raw desserts, ice creams, puddings or superfood truffles and power bars. Add 1-3 teaspoons of Natural Traditions Lucuma powder to your favorite smoothie recipe to create a nourishing, antioxidant rich smoothie.
Ingredients: Lucuma Powder (Pouteria lucuma)