Lucuma

lucama

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!

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About The Author

Kelley Herring, founder of Healing Gourmet, is a natural nutrition enthusiast with a background in biochemistry. Her passion is educating on how foods promote health and protect against disease and creating simple and delicious recipes for vibrant health and enjoyment.

Kelley Herring – who has written posts on Healing Gourmet.


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