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Celebrate the Season With 20 Healthy (and Affordable!) Holiday Recipes

Celebrate the Season With 20 Healthy (and Affordable!) Holiday Recipes

No matter which holiday you celebrate, food is guaranteed to play a starring role throughout the season. This year, let your pantry do the work!

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Wanna Know Where Your Maca, Cacao, and Chia Seeds Come From?

Wanna Know Where Your Maca, Cacao, and Chia Seeds Come From?

For most who have ever sprinkled maca into a blender, the Junín Valley might as well be in outer space. But at the end of a treacherous, winding road 14,000 feet high up in the Andes, there’s this ...

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Spice Up Your Life With Maca Mexican Hot Chocolate

Spice Up Your Life With Maca Mexican Hot Chocolate

Spices and butterscotch-like maca powder add new dimension to this zesty hot drink. Drink this extra dark hot chocolate first thing in the morning for an energy boost, or enjoy as a mid-afternoon t...

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Get a Jolt of Energy From This Maca and Raspberry Smoothie

Get a Jolt of Energy From This Maca and Raspberry Smoothie

A generous scoop of maca gives this fruity smoothie tons of energizing power.  For a thicker smoothie, try using frozen raspberries.

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Maca's Incredible Journey From Mountaintops to the Mainstream

Maca's Incredible Journey From Mountaintops to the Mainstream

The road to maca starts at sea level, in Lima, Peru. From there, Kipp Stroden, CEO of Essential Living Foods, rides a specially tuned car up a treacherous, winding road on the Andes.

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Roasted Butternut Squash with Maca Cream Sauce

Roasted Butternut Squash with Maca Cream Sauce

Most recipes harness maca's butterscotch-like flavors in desserts, but this savory sauce is a revelation.

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Maca Matcha Milkshake

Maca Matcha Milkshake

Try this nondairy milkshake for a bright and refreshing way to access the vibrant energy of maca.

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Ingredient of the Week: Maca, Peru's Newest Superfood, Takes the Stage

Ingredient of the Week: Maca, Peru's Newest Superfood, Takes the Stage

If it's 3 p.m. and you're in need of an afternoon pick-me-up. Which of these do you reach for: a cup of coffee or a small root resembling a turnip?

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The Root of the Problem: 9 Medicinal Roots For What Ails You

The Root of the Problem: 9 Medicinal Roots For What Ails You

When we think of medicine today, synthetic powders, pills and serums most likely come to mind. Thousands of years ago, however, we would have thought of herbs and roots.

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