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If you follow my social media accounts, you will know that I enjoy cooking very much and that I also like to try new recipes. I was recently sent some Organic Baobab powder to try, and it came along with a specially developed recipe for a Chicken salad. I decided to make the recipe for dinner last night and it was a total hit in our house. Everybody enjoyed it, even me who doesn’t usually eat any meat or chicken because I don’t like it. Also another bonus about the Baobab powder, is that it is 100% Gluten free so for those of us needing to follow a gluten-free diet, baobab powder makes a wonderfully tasty alternative to using flour as a coating for chicken.
We all know that regular wheat flour is really bland and that you need to season it substantially before coating meat, but baobab powder gives a zesty tang to the chicken and combined with the toasted nuttiness of sesame seeds used in this recipe, makes for a quick and easy, yet nourishing and wholesome meal. Baobab powder is loaded with Vitamin C, calcium, magnesium, potassium and digestive fibre which is something our diets often lack in the times we live in now.
We love to eat salad over at our house and we really know how to make a full dinner meal out of a huge plate of salad. But the recipe works equally well with vegetables or a starch like rice or mashed potatoes if you prefer that.
EcoProducts has implemented a research and monitoring program gathering information about the state of baobab populations in the harvesting area. A nursery is being established to grow and actively plant baobab trees to boost the natural population and sustainability. In this way, the company plays an important role in the conservation of baobab trees. Baobab fruit is sourced directly from communities who live in the poorest and most underdeveloped parts of southern Africa and Venda bringing about much-needed economic benefits.
EcoProduct’s Baobab Superfruit powder is certified organic and is minimally processed so it retains all its nutritional qualities. It’s convenient to use and can be easily enjoyed mixed into drinks, smoothies, breakfast cereals, desserts, savoury dishes and much more. Visit www.ecoproducts.co.za for recipes and a wealth of fascinating information on all things Baobab.
EcoProducts is based in the far north of South Africa, in Limpopo province, where baobab trees grow. Sarah Venter, the owner believes in making a positive impact on society and our environment. Thus EcoProducts sources its fruit ethically and fairly and ensures that harvesting is sustainable. EcoProducts is fully involved in production from source to dispatch. Baobab fruit is sourced directly from communities bringing about much-needed economic benefits. And all processing, extraction and packaging takes place at EcoProducts premises. Processing time from fruit cracking to final sealed product is 1 – 2 days. This guarantees a light-coloured powder with a fresh tangy-sweet taste. It’s convenient to use and can be easily enjoyed mixed into drinks, smoothies, breakfast cereals, desserts, savoury dishes and much more. Visit www.ecoproducts.co.za for recipes and a wealth of fascinating information on all things Baobab.
Read more about EcoProducts Foundation programs that support the growing of trees through the Baobab Guardians program and the welfare of rural children through the Pre-School support program. www.ecoproducts.co.za/ecoproducts-foundation
Price: 200g – R105.00 and 400g – R192.00
Stockist: Products are available from online stockists www.ecoproducts.co.za or from selected health stores and pharmacies.
Would you like to try the Baobab powder for yourself? The team at ecoproducts sent two tubs to me and so I would like to share one with you. All you need to do is enter the Rafflecopter widget and follow the steps. I will pick the winner on Monday the 6th of June and announce on my Facebook page. All you need to do is Comment on my Facebook Page (You can do so in the comment box right at the bottom of this post) as to why you would like to Try The Baobab powder. Remember, if you are a subscriber, you automatically have an entry without lifting a finger.
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*Feature image credit: Eco Products*