I’m not talking about Mase the rapper here, I am talking about the wonderful flavorful spice called Mace. Have you heard of it? It’s a new spice to me that I don’t use a ton in my cooking, but after all of the research into this incredible spice I am definitely going to start integrating it more. So, where does mace come from exactly? You’ve heard of nutmeg before right? Well, mace and nutmeg actually come from the same plant, Myristica fragrans. Nutmeg is the actual seed of the plant, while mace is the covering of the seed. While nutmeg has a ton of health benefits, let’s dive into mace powder learning the medicinal properties of this beautiful spice. Here are 5 reasons why you need mace in your life:
The list could go on, but these were my top 5 reasons why mace powder is a powerful and healing spice. This spice can be an easy substitution for nutmeg (however nutmeg has many health benefits as well!) and has a bit of a sweeter yet milder taste. This spice is flavorful and delicious when used in soups, broths, omelettes, grain dishes and baked goods. It is also fabulous when making any homemade lattes or teas!
Quality Mace Spice can be found at www.ceyloncinnamon.ca
Stephanie Morrison is a certified holistic nutritionist, registered yoga and meditation instructor with a passion for guiding others along their healing path. She uses a combination food, supplementation, homeopathics and lifestyle recommendations to create balance in the body and address the root cause of her clients health symptoms. She works in private clinic setting specializing in hormonal, digestive and emotional health.