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Christmas recipes using Yacon Syrup

Dayna has already started to make Christmas cookies like these Gingerbread people… we use Yacon Syrup to replace the treacle and it can be used instead of golden syrup in recipes too for a lower sugar alternative.

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Teriyaki Yacon Sauce

We are always trying to replace sugar with yacon syrup and over the years have developed several recipes, heres our Teriyaki Yacon Sauce recipe. You will need a bottle or glass jar (approx 250ml) and the following ingredients: 1/2 cup … Continue reading

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Mexican Taco’s- Sue’s Favourite

We had a message from one of our customers saying her favourite ways to eat Yacon are fresh in Mexican Taco’s or fresh fruit salad. Thanks Sue for your feedback! – photo courtesy of google images for taco’s.  

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Yacon Oaty Crunch Cereal

Try this cereal! While Todd and I enjoy porridge with yacon, fresh made yoghurt and fruit, the children arent as keen (porridge is slimey evidently!). My kids had tried an Oaty Crunch cereal while on holiday and they loved it, … Continue reading

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Chocolate Yacon Brownies -No Bake!!

Oh my goodness …5 minutes to make, no bake, gluten free, lactose free, no added sugar… if that wasnt good enough they are indulgently moist, dense and chocolatey! Heres a lovely recipe that will put a spring in your step … Continue reading

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Roll on Summer!

I am getting quite excited over the warmer nights and brilliant sun-shining days we have had in the last week, the power bill will finally trend down and my thoughts are tending towards how early I can start growing my … Continue reading

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Stir-fried beef (or mushrooms) with chinese greens and yacon

Here is a quick and easy meal which is equally nice with mushrooms or beef( or both!), it uses both the syrup and yacon root to make a rich and satisfying stirfry full of flavour and packed with healthy greens! … Continue reading

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Slow-cooked Pork with Ginger,Chilli and Yacon

This is a variation of Sweet soy pork. Sweet soy (kecap manis)is unique to Indonesia and sweet soy is made thick sweet and syrupy by adding lashings of palm sugar.  The original recipe balances the sweet soy out with the citrusy … Continue reading

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Warm Thai Chicken Larb Slaw

The crunchy sweet yacon tubers are selling well on Trade Me, here is my latest favourite recipe: Warm Thai Chicken Larb Slaw Preparation time 15minutes, Cook time 10 minutes  Dressing ¼ cup lime juice 1 tbs fish sauce 1 tbs … Continue reading

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