The consumption of the native Sacha Inchi plant known as ‘peanut of the Incas’ is very important for our diet since it has high oil and protein contents.
This seed is native to our jungle, and is found in San Martín, Amazonas, Madre de Dios and others.
Proteins contained in Sacha Inchi
It has a high content of omega 3 fatty acids (more than 48%), omega 6 (36%) and omega 9 (8%). Contains antioxidants, vitamin A and alpha-tocopherol and vitamin E.
1 Control and reduce cholesterol.
2 Help to lose weight.
3 Reduces hormonal problems in women.
4 Delays the aging process.
5 Fight tiredness, stress, nervous or mental exhaustion, insomnia.
6 Regulate blood pressure. Prevents myocardial infarction and arterial thrombosis. In addition, it reduces the triglyceride rate by improving blood flow.
For these reasons and many others we recommend consuming this natural product.
This dessert that is part of our culinary culture since the times of the Viceroyalty is here in recipe for all sweet lovers based on sweet potato and squash. #NaturalLive
For the picarones
-¼ kilo of sweet potato
-¼ kilo of squash
-1 liter of water
-1 cinnamon branch
-4 ¼ cups of unprepared flour
-3 tablespoons of yeast
-2 chancaca tapas
-1 cinnamon branch
-4 units of clove
-¼ unit of orange peel
-2 fig leaves
-¼ pineapple unit
-1 cup of water
For the picarones
In a pot you will toss the sweet potatoes and squash diced, then add the liter of water and cinnamon. You’ll let it boil.
Then you’re going to strain the sweet potato and squash, so you crush it until you get a puree of both ingredients.
When you have it crushed add the flour a few while you are going to mix it. Then combine the warm water with the sugar in a bowl.
Once you have the mixture you will add the water with the yeast dissolved in the dough. When you combine it you will hit the dough.
You will cover it with plastic wrap and leave it to rest for two hours. When the time passes, you will knead again, then cover it again and let the dough swell for at least three hours.
While the mass of the picarones is resting, put water in a pot until it boils. Then add the chancaca, cinnamon, cloves, orange peel, fig leaves and pineapple.
You will mix it and let it boil, approximately, 45 minutes. Then you will strain it and let it cool down.
When you have ready the dough, you should put a lot of oil to heat. In a small container you will mix water with salt.
You will dip your hands and take some of the dough, which you will stretch with both hands and you will form like a donut.
When the float dough turns with the wooden stick and serve it. Then you will pour the honey over all the picarones.
And now it only remains to enjoy !!!
Benefits of the turmeric
According to Dr. María Ramírez, from the University of Granada, in Spain, “Curcuma has curcumin, a substance that would prevent the accumulation of cholesterol in the arteries, preventing them from becoming narrow and rigid, which would reduce the risk of arteriosclerosis and other problems such as stroke. “
Among many of its benefits here we accompany some of them to take into account:
Potent Antioxidant .- Turmeric is a member of the family of ginger and one of the essential condiments of curry, its main component is polyphenol curcumin that can help prevent oxidative stress, protects against various diseases and prevents the formation of radicals free (substances that promote cellular aging).
Allied against Cancer. – Including turmeric in your habitual diet would have the power to prevent, control and even kill several types of cancer. According to a study by the University of Maryland Medical Center, curcumin inhibits the growth of prostate cancer and has the potential to prevent the progression of this disease by stopping the growth of blood vessels that irritate cancerous tumors.
Weapon to burn fat.- Turmeric has been used for thousands of years in Indian cuisine, but it can also help you lose weight and suppress the growth of adipose tissue according to a study from Tufts University. They believe that turmeric helps the body break down fats, restricting the blood supply to fat cells.
Healthy skin.- In some parts of India it is tradition to apply turmeric paste to the bride and groom before marriage to make their skin look healthier and shine brighter. Its anti-bacterial properties help to reduce pimples and acne, in addition, it has properties that help to fight dry skin, lighten the skin and slow down the aging process.
For this and much more we should consider including in our diet the consumption of this plant in the most natural way. Here you will always find relevant information for a richer and healthier life, for you and all yours. #ViveNatural #curcuma
Source and images: holadoctor.com
Recipe Quinoa jumps with mushrooms and vegetables
Our Andean grain, rich and nutritious, excellent combination that we present now, that wait to prepare it?
4 tablespoons of Quinua Inka Millennium.
1 1/2 of chopped vegetables to taste.
8 chopped mushrooms.
6 branches of broccoli.
1 onion cut loin.
200 gr of Italian pumpkin.
1 teaspoon of garlic.
Salt and oregano to taste.
1 cassava in pieces.
Reduce the quinoa for about 10 to 15 minutes, strain, cool and reserve.
Vegetables (vainita, alverja, carrot) and broccoli sancochar.
In the skillet fry the onion cut julienne and add chopped tomato, garlic, Italian zucchini cut into moons. Then add the mushrooms and the cooked vegetable.
Mix everything and sauté a little, then add the boiled quinoa.
At the end add salt, ground oregano and chair to taste
Accompany well-fried yucca in the dish.
Source: Rosa Luz Cabrera
Camu Camu Light a nutritious drink
When we look for a vitamin “C” hit or you want to boost your immune system, then you should take Camu Camu Light Inka Millennium, sugar free, 60 times more vit C than orange, refreshing, natural, low in calories.
RECIPE: Quinoa Hamburger
Our Andean grain is so versatile in food and nutritious at the same time, here we accompany our Hamburger recipe,
Do not stop preparing it !!.
Ingredients for 4 Burgers:
12 tablespoons Inka Millennium Quinoa coo1ked. (9 White 3 red optional)
1/2 chopped onion.
100 grams of green beans cooked.
150 gr Italian zucchini cut into small squares (optional)
150 gr chopped carrot.
2 tsp oil.
5 leaves of spinach.
3 tablespoon of crushed bread.
1 Tomato cut in slices.
Salt, pepper, oregano and potatoes to taste.
Cook the previously washed quinoa for about 15 minutes or until the grain pops.
Chop the onion finely and brown in frying pan.
Add garlic to the onion a pinch of pepper and oregano.
Reduce carrot and vanilla for 10 minutes.
Add the Italian zapallito (optional) in the dressing until cooked for 5 minutes approx.
Add the vanilla carrot stir well over low heat add the spinach 3 minutes and turn off.
In a separate bowl, place the quinoa and the cold dressing, add the egg and breadcrumbs, mix everything evenly.
To form hamburgers by separating equitably.
Fry in a frying pan or grill and ready.
Insert the hamburger in the cut bread, add lettuce and tomato along with the potatoes in the thread and to celebrate a healthy and nutritious food !!!
Source: Chef Rosa Chiang
On Saturday March 25 millions will be turning off their lights as a sign of raising awareness about the problems that generate climate change and the reduction of greenhouse gases that humans cause.
RECIPE: Vegetable Salad, native potatoes and Quinoa
We continue to innovate with new varieties of salad that can be prepared with our quinoa and other vegetables on hand.
Here we accompany a new recipe for the delight of our customers and followers.
1 cup cooked Quinoa
8 lettuce leaves.
2 boiled eggs
1 carrot small
100 gr. of peas
100 gr of green beans
100 gr. cooked corn
6 native potato small.
Salt and pepper to taste.
Cook in boiling water Quinoa prewashed for 15 to 20 minutes. Strain, let cool and reserve.
In a small saucepan, boil the potatoes until this about, peel and let cool. In a pot of boiling water cook all the other vegetables until you find the doneness about 5 minutes. Strain and cool in pan with ice water.
In a bowl place the vegetables and season to taste, add lemon juice and serve on plates with lettuce leaves first and accompanied by boiled potatoes native. Finally add the quinoa in the center of the dish and add the cooked eggs at their discretion.
And enjoy this salad !!!
RECIPE Suffle Quinoa
Here accompany a recipe, you can prepare at home with our golden grain, Quinoa Inka Millennium.
Quinoa Sufflé a rich, quick and easy way.
250 grams of cooked quinoa
1 can evaporated milk
2 tablespoons flour
3 tablespoons butter
150 gr grated Parmesan cheese
1/2 tsp nutmeg
1/4 tsp. thyme
1/4 lt. whipping cream
Garlic, salt and pepper
1. Cook the quinoa in water to cover for 20 minutes.
2. Make white sauce by frying flour in butter until bubbly, add the seasonings and milk.
3. Beat the egg yolks and mix with hot sauce, put it all together and add the cream and cheese (100 gr). When cool, add the egg whites to soft peaks.
4. Place in a baking dish (preferably) or greased and floured. Sprinkle with remaining grated cheese. Put in the oven at 180 ° C for 1/2 hour.
Source: text and images, quinua.pe
Benefits of consuming aguaymanto (Physalis peruviana)
The Aguaymanto (Physalis peruviana), or known in some areas as capulí, is a fruit native to the country that provides many health benefits.
Here are some of the benefits:
Aguaymanto has abundant concentration of vitamins A, B and C as well as iron, phosphorus and carbohydrates.
It contributes to the healing of wounds.
Improves performance of cardiovascular functions, is desinflamante joints.
Helps the development of teeth and bones, plus combat asthma and sinusitis.
Studies indicate that lowers the amount of cholesterol and stabilizes the glucose level in the blood, which is an excellent antidiabetic.
Purifies the blood, strengthens the optic nerve and cure cataracts.
It is a remedy against stress, physical and mental fatigue and depression.
Sources: peru.com, diariocorreo.pe
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