"The Apple of the Earth," Yacon grows in the lush mountains of Peru and can be used as a low-glycemic sweetener.
What are the benefits?
This sugar substitute has a light wonderfully sweet taste and a naturally high inulin content, with only about half the calories of an average sugar source. Yacon's complex sugar source. Yacon's complex sugars break down slowly so it registers low on the Glycemic Index, making it an attractive alternative to sugar.
How is it used?
Measure like sugar to sweeten teas, desserts, and smoothies, and to add to recipes for muffins and cookies.
Where in the world does it come from?
Organic Yacon Powder is made from a potato-like root often called the Apple of the Earth, farmed for centuries throughout the lush mountain valleys of Peru. They are sliced thin and sun dried before being ground into a delicately sweet powder.
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Organic yacon powder.
Storage: Seal tightly after every use.
Store in a cool, dry place.