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Sacha Inchi Pesto Sauce

December 4, 2018
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Almost every variation of pesto recipe known to man utilizes olive oil as the base of a pesto sauce. And while I get it—it’s a savory oil with a distinct taste and high antioxidant content—I’ve been wanting to try a new oil in a pesto recipe. Finding a high-quality oil with an abundant supply of omega fats and antioxidants isn’t easy with many cheap, oxidized vegetable oils such as canola on supermarket shelves. Sacha inchi oil isn’t very well-known, but…

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Chocolate-Sacha Inchi Banana Cake

April 30, 2017
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Sacha Inchi seeds (also known as “Star seeds”) have been used for centuries by the indigenous peoples of the Amazon in Peru for their nutritional properties. Sacha Inchi oil (US/CA) provides a rich, well-balanced ratio of omega-3, omega-6, and omega-9 polyunsaturated fatty acids. With a pleasant, mild, and nutty taste, Sacha Inchi can be enjoyed daily drizzled over salads, in sauces, soups, sandwiches, pasta, juices, and any other cold or hot dish. You can even use Sacha Inchi Oil to…

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All About Sacha Inchi Oil

April 1, 2017
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Sacha Inchi (Plukenetia volubilis) also known as “Star seeds” or Inca peanuts have been used for centuries by the indigenous peoples of the Amazon in Peru for their nutritional properties. The fruit that these seeds grow in is inedible, but when lightly roasted with low heat the seeds take on a crisp nutty flavor. Dr. Oz-approved superfoods: Made Dr. Oz’s list of Best Weight-loss snack of 2010. “Inca peanuts have 3 times the amount of Omega-3s and twice the fiber…

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Sacha Inchi Oil, Thyme, & Apple Cider Salad Dressing

August 8, 2016
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Sacha Inchi Oil, Thyme, & Apple Cider Salad Dressing Recipe This Sacha Inchi dressing recipe is the creation of Peruvian Chef, Brisa Deneumostier. As a graduate of the Culinary Institute of America at Hyde Park, NY, she has worked in restaurants and private fine cuisine projects around the planet, including the world renowned Noma in Denmark. “I understand that food is medicine and medicine is food…this is why my intention is to nurture the mind, body, and soul, and to…

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