August 15

3 Extra-Tasty and Extra-Healthy Vegan Maca Powder Recipes

Most people believe that they can only use maca in smoothies, but there are quite a few delicious maca powder recipes. You can use this product in soups, sauces, and even for baking. These three exquisite maca powder desserts are extremely healthy, low in fats, and high in essential nutrients.

Vegan Maca Powder Recipes for Pies and Cookies

Chocolate Almond Cookies + Salted Maca Caramel

Chocolate Almond Cookies + Salted Maca Caramel

Ingredients for cookies:

  • 1 cup almonds
  • 2 tablespoons organic cacao powder
  • 1 cup dates (pitted)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Ingredients for maca caramel:

Instructions for cookies:

  1. Grind almonds in a food processor. Alternately, you can use almond flour, but these cookies will taste better if your meal is a bit coarse.
  2. Add the rest of ingredients and pulse them in a blender or a food processor.
  3. Form cookies by hand or form a square of ‘raw dough’ and get creative with cookie cutters.
  4. Refrigerate for at least 2 hours.

Instructions for maca caramel:

  1. Pulse all ingredients together in a blender.
  2. Taste and see if the mixture needs more water or salt. The final product should have a texture similar to whipped cream.
  3. Refrigerate for 2 hours.

Put some salted maca caramel on top of your cookies and serve as an exotic dessert. You can decorate them with whole nuts on top. Out of all maca powder recipes, this is the one kids will definitely enjoy most. These cookies also look great at parties, but they are best eaten while cool.
Sourdough Maca Powder Muffins

Sourdough Maca Powder Muffins

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup sourdough starter
  • 1 ½ cup vegan yogurt
  • 2 tablespoons vegan egg substitute
  • ¼ cup coconut oil (melted)
  • 1 cup oatmeal
  • 1 ½ cup whole wheat flour
  • ½ cup rapadura
  • 3 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 2 tablespoons organic maca powder
  • 3 teaspoons nutmeg
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • 3 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • Honey to taste
  • 1 ½ cup frozen or dried blueberries

Instructions:

  1. Mix together egg substitute, yogurt, sourdough starter, and coconut oil. Use a mixer, blender, or food processor.
  2. Add the rest of the ingredients and mix the dough thoroughly.
  3. Cover the bowl with the dough and leave in the fridge for 24 hours.
  4. Let the dough get back to room temperature naturally before baking your muffins at 375F for 30 minutes.

This recipe takes a while and it might take a few tries to find the best types of vegan substitutes. However, it’s one of the healthiest maca powder recipes for baking. The muffins taste amazing and their health benefits are definitely worth the work involved.
Easy Maca Powder + Pumpkin Vegan Pie

Easy Maca Powder + Pumpkin Vegan Pie

Ingredients:

  • Vegan pie crust of your choosing
  • 1 tablespoon organic maca powder
  • 1 tablespoon fresh ginger (grated)
  • 1 cup cashews (soaked and drained)
  • 1 ½ cups pumpkin puree
  • 1 ¼ cup and 1 tablespoon coconut butter
  • ¼ cup almond milk
  • 1 teaspoon liquid stevia (vanilla flavored)
  • ¼ cup and 2 tablespoon water

Instructions:

  1. In a food processor combine all of the ingredients and process until smooth.
  2. Put the mixture into your pie crust and refrigerate for 1-2 hours. Serve cool.

The effects of maca powder on fertility are well known, so these treats will be perfect for future parents. These recipes will allow you truly enjoy maca as you can hardly feel the powder’s rather peculiar flavor.