If you want to have a healthy treat, then the hot maca chocolate is for you. It is a unique and exciting healthy treat that you can pair with your favorite healthy snacks to satisfy your cravings. It’s also a great substitute for your coffee; not only will it give you a gentle boost, but it has a wealth of health benefits.
Health Benefits of Maca
Before we get to the hot maca chocolate recipe, though, let’s talk about the health benefits of maca.
- Mental and Physical Energy
Incorporating maca into your daily diet can help boost your energy levels and increase endurance and stamina something we all need at midlife. It is ideal for performing energy-demanding activities such as pre-workout drink. Maca has also been shown to expand and sharpen mental memory and activity, making it an excellent remedy for fatigue and brain fog.
- Remedy for Menstrual and Menopause Issue
Maca can be helpful in relieving various side effects of menstruation and menopause. It is effective especially in alleviating hot flashes and cramps.
- Skin Health
Adding maca to your diet can do wonders for the health of your skin. Maca has anti-inflammatory properties effective in fighting acne or blemishes. Maca can also help reduce the sensitivity of your skin.
- Improves Mood and Balances Hormones
Maca can provide effective relief for those suffering from mood swings, anxiety, depression, and other peri-menopause symptoms. Hormone-balancing foods like maca can help regulate mood, sexual function, and emotions and prevent diseases.
- Packed with Nutrients
Maca is rich in vitamins, minerals, amino acids, enzymes, and antioxidants. It contains glucosinates, which are powerful antioxidants usually found in cabbage, broccoli, and other cruciferous vegetables.
Knowing the multiple health benefits of maca, now you can enjoy it even more! Here is the recipe for hot maca chocolate.
1 teaspoon of maca powder
1 teaspoon of cacao powder
I mug almond milk
1 pinch cinnamon
What To Do
Heat the almond milk and wait to simmer. Blend it with maca and cacao powder for few seconds. Then, pour the mixture into your mug. Sprinkle some cinnamon and cacao on top. Take a sip and enjoy its aroma and flavor.
With this simple recipe for hot maca chocolate, you can enjoy a delicious and healthy beverage year long and experience a more satisfying midlife. Stay healthy!
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