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Carob Powder, Roasted
Latin name: Ceratonia Siliqua
Health Benefits of Carob Powder
Carob powder is a caffeine-free alternative to cocoa powder for those who are trying to avoid the stimulating affects of caffeine or who are concerned about serving foods to their children that contain caffeine. It is also naturally sweet, whereas cocoa is bitter before adding sweetener.
Carob powder comes from carob pods, which are grown in warm climates. They have been used as food for more than 5,000 years. Carob has a chocolate-like flavor and is used in baking as a cocoa powder replacement.
Carob also has many health benefits which include:
Nutritional Benefits of Carob Powder
How to Use Carob Powder