Stressed out? Looking for a midday pick-me-up that’s a great source of sustainable energy and won’t cause you to crash later? Maca root, aka Peruvian ginseng, belongs to the brassica (mustard) family and acts as an adaptogen, helping the body to cope with physical and mental stress and bringing the body back into balance.

Keep reading to learn more about maca and how to make the easiest no-bake power bites using a handful of simple and nutritious ingredients.

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Once you’ve got the basic recipe, the variations you can make are endless… rolled oats, dried fruit, Skittles (just kidding, don’t use Skittles)… the sky’s the limit! ??