Mesquite powder is very versatile ingredient. It has a mild nutty flavor with a hint of caramel. It has traditionally been used as a flour or low GI sweetener. Now most commonly used in Australia as a nutritious sweetener, blended into smoothies, used in baking or sprinkled onto cereals.
Mesquite powder has traditionally been used as a flour or low GI sweetener. Organic mesquite powder is naturally rich in nutrients, is naturally gluten-free, raw, low GI (around 25) and high in protein (around 16).
Mesquite is an extremely hardy, drought-tolerant plant. It is found in dry arid parts of South America and the southern US states. Mesquite powder is a traditional Native American food that is made by grinding ripened seed pods of the mesquite tree into a fine powder or meal.