Nutrition

6 Delicious Lucuma Powder Recipes

Lucuma is a tropical fruit native to Peru. It grows best in coastal valleys at high altitudes and is rich in Iron, niacin vitamin B3 and calcium.

With its sweet flavour it is a great addition to both smoothies and baked treats!


#1 Mango and Lucuma Smoothie

Ingredients

1 Scoop Impact Whey Protein – Vanilla flavour

300g Fat-free yoghurt

250g Frozen mango

5g Lucuma powder

Ice

Method

Place all ingredients in a blender and blend. Serve with extra ice and enjoy!

Macros

Calories: 401

Carbs: 59g

Protein: 39g

Fat: 1g


#2 Lucuma & Pineapple Chia Seed Pudding

Ingredients

5g Organic Lucuma Powderlucuma

20g Organic Chia Seeds

250ml Almond milk

40g Pineapple

Method

1) Add all the ingredients to a mason jar, seal it tightly then shake it until the ingredients are mixed together well.

2) Refrigerate for at least an hour and then serve!

Macros

Calories: 190

Carbs: 19g

Protein: 6g

Fat: 10g


#3 Lucuma ‘Nice’ cream

Ingredients

1 Scoop Impact Whey Protein – Salted Caramel flavour

5g Organic Lucuma Powder

200g Bananas

40ml Milk

Method

1) Slice the bananas and place them in a freezer safe bag or container.

2) When frozen, remove and place in a blender with the other ingredients. Blend all the ingredients together and blend until creamy.

3) Place in a freezer safe container and freeze for a further two hours. The mix will set to a more solid texture so you can now use an ice-cream scoop to serve it.

Macros

Calories: 353

Carbs: 61g

Protein: 25g

Fat: 1g


#4 Banana Nut Lucuma Smoothie

Ingredients

20g Almond Butter (crunchy/smooth)Banana lucuma smoothie

5g Organic Lucuma Powder

25g Walnut Halves

200g Bananas

300g Fat-free yoghurt

Pinch of cinnamon

Ice

Method

Blend all the ingredients together and serve with extra ice.

Macros

Calories: 598

Carbs: 55g

Protein: 27g

Fat: 30g


#5 Lucuma & Peanut Cookie Balls

Ingredients

1 Scoop Impact Whey Protein – Peanut Cookie flavour

25g Organic Lucuma Powder

10ml FlavDrops – Toffee flavour

90g Peanut Butter

100g Almond flour

Method

1) Heat the peanut butter in the microwave so that it is easier to use. Combine all ingredients and mix well. Form 7 balls from the mixture.

2) Place in a container lined with grease-proof paper and leave to cool for a few hours before serving.

Macros

Calories: 153

Carbs: 8g

Protein: 10g

Fat: 9g


#6 Blueberry & Lucuma Smoothie Bowl

Ingredients

1 Scoop Impact Whey Protein – Strawberry flavour

5g Organic Lucuma Powder

140g Frozen blueberries

80g Strawberries

80g Peach slices

80g Raspberries

Method

Blend all the ingredients together. Serve in a bowl topped with shredded coconut and granola or nuts.

Macros

Calories: 273

Carbs: 42g

Protein: 24g

Fat: 1g


Take Home Message

Lucuma is a great addition to anyone’s diet.

Its naturally sweet taste makes it a great sweetener to add to smoothies and it offers many nutritional benefits due to its high vitamin content!



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