Macaccino is a delicious, energizing drink made from maca and raw cocoa powder. Maca root is an adaptogen plant from Peru, and has been shown to help improve energy, fertility, memory, and learning. Raw cocoa powder offers beneficial antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. It has recently been studied for its protective effect on heart health.
Did you know?
Maca has been dubbed “Peruvian ginseng” for its stamina-building properties.
2 cups (500 mL) whole milk or your favourite milk alternative
2 Tbsp (30 mL) raw cocoa powder
1 tsp (5 mL) maca powder
2 Tbsp (30 mL) maple syrup
In small saucepan, warm milk over medium heat. Add raw cocoa powder, maca, and maple syrup. Whisk to combine and heat to desired temperature.
Alternatively, steam milk with an espresso machine. Pour over cocoa, maca, and maple syrup that has been whisked in a mug, using a spoon to hold back the foam. Then spoon a dollop of foam on top.