Maca and Black Goji Berry Tonifying Soup
Maca is a native plant that grows in the Andes mountains of Peru, where it is cultivated at a high altitude of 14,000 ft. It has exploded in popularity in recent years. Powdered maca is easy to incorporate into your diet. It can be added to smoothies, oatmeal, baked goods, tea, soup and more.
With unique nutrient called adaptogens, Maca helps balance stress levels and bolster resilience in the body. Black maca, considered the rarest type of the Peruvian root, provides the most antioxidants out of the three varieties and is potent to both men and women's vital energy without caffeine.
Black goji berries are exceptionally high in antioxidants and are believed to boost the immune system and improve circulation. Try these two superfood soup recipes to add energy to your day.
Black Maca 6-8 pcs
Wild Black Goji Berries 2 tsp
Chinese Yam (Huai Shan) 5 pcs
Codonopsis Root (Dang Shen) 4-6 pcs
Lean meat 1.5 lb
- Rinse and soak Black Maca in water for 30 mins. Rinse other ingredients.
- Blanch the pork for 5 mins. Drain and rinse.
- Add all ingredients into a pot (except the Black Goji) and bring to a boil for 10 minutes. Then simmer for 2 hours in low heat. Add Black Goji last and season to taste. (or Instant Pot High Pressure for 45 mins, natural release). Slice the maca and enjoy!
- Not recommended for people with thyroid and kidney problems.
- Not recommended for people with hormone-sensitive conditions, such as breast cancer, endometriosis, uterine cancer, or uterine fibroids.
- Pregnant or breastfeeding women should consult with their doctors before taking maca.
These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. Anyone currently under medication should consult their physician before taking any health supplements.
- Jimmy Wu