Valentine’s day is just around the corner! Want to boost your libido for your day of love? This Super-food is loaded with benefits! It helps with anemia, chronic fatigue, enhances energy, memory, athletic performance, and fertility. Women use it to balance hormones, menstrual problems, and symptoms of menopause. It’s also great to boost the immune system and the libido.
Maca comes from a Peruvian plant found high up in the Andes mountains. It’s been used by the Peruvians for over 3000 years and used is used to make medicine. You
can use it to bake with, add it to soups, smoothies, herbal teas, and even desserts. There is also Red and Black Maca these offer other health benefits as well.
Here’s a mood-enhancing, libido boosting smoothie just in time for the upcoming lover’s holiday! 😉
Chocolate Maca Cherry & Pineapple Smoothie:
- 2 Tbsp of Cacao Powder
- 1 Tsp Maca Powder
- 1 cup of fresh pitted cherries or frozen cherries- one extra for garnish
- 1 cup of fresh pineapple
- 1 slice of pineapple for garnish
- 2 cups of coconut milk
- 1/2 tsp of cacao nibs for garnish
- Add coconut milk, cacao powder, maca powder to immersion blender and mix. Add cherries and pineapple, blend well. Pour into a glass, add pineapple slice, cherry, and top with cacao nibs for garnish and enjoy!!
As with all supplements, check with your doctor before adding any new supplements to your diet and lifestyle, especially if you have a heart condition or heart disease.