Mesquite is a leguminous bean which was used as a high-nutrient staple food by people living in the deserts of northern Mexico for hundreds of years. It has a low G.I of 25, which provides long-lasting energy and is a source of protein and dietary fibre.
Mesquite powder has a delicious, sweet caramel taste with a slightly nutty flavour. It can be easily incorporated into baking and everyday recipes as a flour substitute.
- Low GI
- Vitamins & Minerals
Due to Mesquite powders protein, fibre and mineral content it has a low GI of around 25 making it a great alternative to regular flour. Stable blood sugar levels allow for sustained energy levels throughout the day.
Mesquite is also around 22% protein therefore a great addition to the diets of athletes and individuals who require high quality energy foods.
Substitute 30% of your regular flour with mesquite powder to improve the nutritional content of your baking. Mesquite can also be used as a thickener in gravy, casseroles and soups.
Note: Like many legumes, mesquite is best eaten cooked not raw.
Reseal pouch and store in a cool dry place or refrigerate for maximum shelf-life.
100% Organic mesquite powder. No preservatives or additives
Packed in a facility that may have exposure to nuts and sesame seeds.