Love apples? Try something new and exotic with sliced yacon. You’ll be buying these delectable treats by the case! Our organic, golden yacon pieces are thinly sliced, sweet, and crisp; their taste often compared to apples. Delicious in baked goods or right out of the bag, yacon slices are convenient to keep in your car, bag, and your desk for a quick and easy snack!
HEALTH BENEFITS: Control your sugar without sacrificing the sweet!
Yacon is naturally sweet, containing a high content of inulin: a complex sugar which slowly breaks down without spiking blood sugar levels. Yacon slices are a healthy snacking option for those on a low-glycemic diet. Yacon also contains 20 amino acids, potassium, iron, and calcium.
CULINARY TWIST: Blitz it!
One of the quickest and easiest ways to get an impressive, healthy dessert on the table is to make dessert balls! We love recipes that don’t require us to use every dish and utensil in the kitchen. Place yacon slices, almonds, walnuts, raisins, dates, and a couple of heaping tablespoons of peanut butter into a food processor and blitz until thick and dough gathers – shape and serve! Browse our organic dried fruits and nuts to make your own creative combinations!
ABOUT YACON: Did you know?
Native to Peru, yacon is referred to as the apple of the earth” by Peruvians. Revered by its communities, yacon is not only used as food, but as medicine for various ailments.
HOW TO STORE ORGANIC SLICED DEHYDRATED YACON: Keep calm and stay cool!
Store in cool, dry place for up to 18 months.