Canarian prickly pear have been used for centuries as foodresources and in traditional folk medicine for their nutritional properties andtheir benefit in chronic diseases, particularly diabetes, obesity,cardiovascular diseases, and cancer. These plants used as a nutritional andpharmaceutical agent in various dietary and value-added products, exhibitbeneficial properties mainly resulting from their high content in antioxidants(flavonoids, ascorbate), pigments (carotenoids, betalains), and phenolic acids.Other phytochemical components (biopeptides, soluble fibers) have beencharacterized and contribute to the medicinal properties of Canarian prickly pear.
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Improve your life in a delicious way, using our Canarian prickly pear from the Canary Islands as a topping over yogurts, puddings, porridge or salads.
Enjoy it instantly by adding a spoonful in milk, juice or your favourite yogurt. You can use it with cereals, yogurts, desserts (ice-creams, cakes, custards), drinks (cocktails, smoothies, teas and infusions), cheese and in endless dishes.
We can use the dehydrated Canarian Prickly Pear powder in sauces like guacamole, hummus or yogurt sauce.
Mix it with salt, pepper or aromatic herbs to make Prickly Pear pepper or other personalised mixtures to your own taste. Sprinkle it on stir-fried vegetables, whilst cooking or once cooked. Use it in baking, such as buns, muffins, biscuits or sponges. Add it to the water of the artichokes to add an extra flavour. Add the Prickly Pear powder to your favourite tea. Sprinkle the Prickly Pear powder over toast with avocado, salt and pepper. Try out new ways of using, you will surely discover new ways of how to enjoy it. Use it as another ingredient by adding it to body care home-made products, such as bathing teas, balms, body exfoliators, face masks or soaps.
Dehydrated at a low temperature. This manufacturing process allows the ingredients to keep all the nutritional values. The Canarian prickly pear is one of the best sources of betalains that exists in the vegetable kingdom.
Betalains have proved to improve circulation and sport performance in research.
Organic. The properties of the Canarian Prickly Pear (Opuntia Dillenii) are noticeable. The Canarian Prickly Pear has incredible benefits according to research done worldwide; you can read them in this link: ‘TUNOCANARIAS.com’
INGREDIENTS: Canarian Prickly Pear (Opuntia Dillenii) dehydrated at a low temperature and fibre.
Nett: 200 Grams
Also used as a natural colouring, it doesn’t contain nitrates and has better organoleptic properties than beetroot.