Elevating Your Maca Coffee Routine

Elevating Your Maca Coffee Routine

Posted by The Maca Team on 8th Feb 2024

We can’t recommend our maca coffee substitute, The Morning Motivator, enough. It might be difficult to imagine starting your day without a cup of coffee, whether you take it black or topped up with your favorite milk and sweetener. But there’s no need to resign yourself to the morning jitters and an afternoon crash. This year, take a step toward a more health-conscious lifestyle by switching out your daily dose of caffeine for organic maca root.

Our Maca Coffee

Whether you choose our sweetened or unsweetened blend, The Morning Motivator is an energizing, nutritious alternative to traditional coffee drinks. Maca root is rich with vitamins, beneficial amino acids, and powerful antioxidants. The Morning Motivator is made up of only a few organic ingredients, the chief of which is our Fair Trade, non-GMO maca root.

Our maca comes exclusively from Peru, sustainably grown on locally-owned farms in the Andes region where the plant originates from. Since the early 2000s, the maca industry has been flooded with products grown in labs or adulterated with fillers and additives. But when you buy from The Maca Team, you can be sure you’re getting 100% Peruvian-grown maca root.

The Morning Motivator combines this high-quality maca with select all natural ingredients like raw cacao and mezquite for a flavorful blend that’s good for you, too. Studies have shown that regularly consuming maca root can provide you with sustained energy and mental focus. With The Morning Motivator, you can get your serving of maca in at the start of your day, ensuring that you’re headed out the door on the right foot.

Maca Coffee Recipes

Enjoying The Morning Motivator can be as simple as mixing a couple teaspoons of maca coffee in with water, or your favorite milk. Our sweetened blend contains raw coconut sugar and lucuma powder for a low glycemic flair, but you can add your sweetener of choice in as well.

There’s a reason so many people flock to pricey cafes, though. Sometimes you’re craving something a little frilly in the morning. And there’s nothing wrong with that! Fun coffee drinks with a seasonal touch can be an exciting way to start the day. That’s why we like to share our favorite Maca Recipes here at TheMacaTeam.com - who says healthy eating has to be boring?

The “Bulletproof” Morning Motivator

“Bulletproof” coffee is quick, easy, and filling - exactly what you need when you’re trying to get out the door!


  • 8 ounces rice or almond milk - warm to your preferred temperature
  • 1 T Morning Motivator (more or less to taste)
  • 1-2 t - Coconut oil (melted)


Place all ingredients in a blender and mix thoroughly. Enjoy immediately.

Maca Superfood Cappuccino Recipe

A big thanks to Elena Wilkins of Vegalicious for writing and sharing this superfood coffee recipe with us! Elena has a great blog and is truly an inspiration.


  • 2 cups of hot water
  • 2 tbsp of dark cacao powder (I used Penzey’s Spices brand)
  • 1 tbsp of The Morning Motivator or red gelatinized maca powder
  • 2 tbsp honey or maple syrup
  • 1/2-1 tsp of cinnamon powder (I used 1/2 tsp)
  • 1 scoop of Ancient Wisdom superfood
  • 1/4 cashew nuts (for milky creaminess)


Place all ingredients into a high speed blender and blend until smooth.

Iced Maca Mocha Frappe

This easy iced maca mocha frappe recipe is from Brianne Grogan of Fem Fusion Fitness.


  • 1/2 cup brewed and cooled coffee
  • 3/4 cup non-dairy milk
  • 1 large, plump pitted Medjool date (or 2 tsp honey)*
  • 2 tsp unsweetened cocoa powder (I love Vitacost’s raw cacao powder)
  • 1 tsp of our Morning Motivator or maca powder


In a high speed blender, blend until smooth and frothy:Serve in a glass (or a mug). Pour over ice cubes. Using coffee ice cubes is recommended!

Why Buy From The Maca Team?

We’ve been in the maca business for over fifteen years now, cultivating close relationships with maca farmers in the Junin plateau area of Peru in order to ensure that our customers are only getting the freshest, highest quality maca root. Our maca is harvested at the peak of the season before being processed and shipped to us in small batches so you can get the most out of its shelf life.

If you have any more questions about our maca root products, we’d love to hear them! Don’t hesitate to Contact Us using our web form, or call us toll-free at 888-919-8616.

Enjoy the day!

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