Mesquite Powder (Raw, Premium) 16 oz
Raw, Premium Mesquite Pod Meal is a wonderful condiment ground from the bean pods of the wild mesquite tree. This Peruvian variety is outstanding. Our raw mesquite powder is some of the highest quality available. This aromatic powder or meal can be used for it's sweetness or flavor enhancement for your raw food and other culinary creations. Use it in salads, flax crackers, raw pies and frozen desserts. Add it to soups, sauces, pastas, vegetables, pie crusts, or sprinkle on desserts such as fruit compotes or frozen smoothies.
It has a pleasantly sweet molasses-like flavor with a hint of caramel. Traditionally, the pod flour or meal was made into a porridge. Since the flavor and value of raw mesquite pod meal exists, it should be regarded more as a condiment rather than a flour or meal. However, it can be used to replace a portion of your flour in baking.
Raw Mesquite Pod Meal represents more than bringing another food to the market. The purpose of marketing mesquite products is to demonstrate that mesquite forests in many parts of the world can produce much greater wealth by harvesting their yields than by cutting down trees for rangeland, firewood or charcoal.
Our supply of mesquite powder is harvested in rural areas where economic options are few. By providing a greater return to the producers than can be obtained from other uses of mesquite, we are increasing the value of a resource and coupling the conservation of important mesquite woodlands with economic prosperity.
Your use of this raw mesquite pod meal product provides not only the satisfaction of the flavor, it also provides support for the conservation of natural and cultural resources through economic incentives, the heart of the concept of sustainability.
Although desert dwellers have used mesquite pods as a source of food for centuries, when you order and use this product, you become part of a pioneering network of chefs and nutritionists who are working together to discover new uses for this tasty food. We are eager to share your recipes with our customers, send recipes to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Nutrition Facts: Serving Size: 2 Tablespoons; Calories: 20; Calories from Fat: 0g; Total Fat: 0g; Saturated Fat: 0g; Trans Fat: 0g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 5mg; Total Carbohydrate: 7g (2%); Dietary Fiber: 3g (12%); Sugar: 4g; Protein: 1g; Vitamin A: 0%; Calcium: 2%; Vitamin C: 4%; Iron: 2%. *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
INGREDIENTS: ORGANIC MESQUITE POD MEAL
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Mesquite trees grow wild in the US also. They are fairly observable when driving around Arizona and other places.