Lucuma (Pouteria obovata, or Lucuma obovata) is a fruit native to Peru. Known as the “Gold of the Incas” and as a symbol of fertility and creation, this fruit has been enjoyed for millenia .
While sweet in taste, lucama is a low sugar fruit that is low glycemic. It also contains many nutrients including beta-carotene, iron, zinc, vitamin B3, calcium and protein.
Add lucama – most readily available in powder form from Navitas Naturals – to smoothies, desserts, breads, pancakes, sauces and more!