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2917Re: Mesquite pod powder

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  • bijou.bijou@rocketmail.com
    Aug 20, 2012
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      Interesting info...thanks, Brion!

      --- In RawPortland@yahoogroups.com, The Raw Matrix <brion@...> wrote:
      >
      > I don't think mesquite is considered a medicinal food, though I'm sure
      > there are some medicinal applications for the plant.
      >
      > It's primarily used as a natural sweetening and flavoring agent, and is
      > known to be high in protein and minerals, though I've seen different
      > minerals listed for it. It's also lower on the glycemic index than many
      > sweeteners, though it's not nearly as sweet as most sweeteners, either.
      >
      > http://www.onegreenplanet.org/vegan-food/mesquite-powder-health-benefits-tips-and-recipes/
      > http://www.sunfood.com/food/raw-organic-mesquite.html
      >
      > From the Sunfood article, *"Mesquite is a traditional Native American food
      > that has been used for centuries as a reliable source of nutrients in the
      > harshest of climates."*
      > *
      > *
      > -Brion
      >
      > Our Community Pantry
      > Real Food Purchased Together
      >
      >
      > On Fri, Jun 29, 2012 at 12:08 AM, bijou.bijou@... <
      > bijou.bijou@...> wrote:
      >
      > > **
      > >
      > >
      > > What is Mesquite Pod Powder used for, other than in a Chai? Is it
      > > medicinal?
      > >
      > > Thank you....
      > >
      > > Aimee
      > >
      > > --- In RawPortland@yahoogroups.com, "brion.oliver" <brion@> wrote:
      > > >
      > > > Hi, Bill -
      > > >
      > > > I sell mesquite powder through Our Community Pantry. It's packaged by
      > > Ultimate Superfoods, and available for $3.93 in 2-oz, $7.40 in 8-oz, and
      > > $11.00 in 16-oz.
      > > >
      > > > They only currently have in stock the version they're calling "sweet".
      > > Both types they stock are 100% organic and raw. The more standard version
      > > may be available by the time of the OCP July order on Friday the 13th.
      > > >
      > > > It's in the herbs and powders section of the OCP website:
      > > http://www.ourcommunitypantry.com/
      > > >
      > > > You may also want to try Rok Caldwell. He often has this sort of thing
      > > as well.
      > > >
      > > > -Brion
      > > >
      > > > Our Community Pantry
      > > > Real Food Purchased Together
      > > > www.ourcommunitypantry.com
      > >
      > > >
      > > >
      > > > --- In RawPortland@yahoogroups.com, William Milmoe <wmilmoe@> wrote:
      > > > >
      > > > > I went to Whole foods tonight and they did not carry Mesquite pod
      > > powder.
      > > > >
      > > > > I think I bought it originally from Chad Sarno. It is great for making
      > > > > chai out of young coconut meat and water.
      > > > >
      > > > > Any good sources you know of in the Portland / Vancouver area or do I
      > > have
      > > > > to go on-line...
      > > > >
      > > > > Not essential but a nice change from plain or carob flavored.
      > > > >
      > > > > Thank you so very much.
      > > > >
      > > > > Bill
      > > > > PS I have updated my ecovillage ad...
      > > > > http://portland.craigslist.org/clk/grd/3097488458.html
      > > > > It would be great to have other vegetarians, vegans or raw vegans but I
      > > > > will also be happy with forest gardeners or permies.
      > > > >
      > > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      >
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