chochojournal

Chocho: Where does it come from? And why havent we heard from it?
High in the middle of the Ecuadorian Andes lie a multitude of volcanoes like Cotopaxi, Antisana, Chimborazo, Sangay, El Guagua, and El Reventador. These are names that ‘peak’ the ears of climbers and mountaineers around the world as they are some of the toughest and most beautiful climbs in the Andes Sierras. These mountains can reach up to 20,000ft (Chimborazo and Cotopaxi) and are part of what we call in Ecuador ‘Volcano Alley’.  Ecuador is a country of great exploration,...
Chocho Cookie Dough
Did you know that cookie dough could be healthy and protein packed, while still being delicious? Well, it can! The trick to these simple cookie dough bites is chickpeas and chocho! Using natural sugar sources, yummy nut butter, and versatile chocho, this treat is low sugar, gluten free, and vegan. This no-bake snack takes 5 minutes to make and it’s a great breakfast on the go, afternoon snack, or guilt free dessert.  Ingredients: I can (1.5 cups) chickpeas ¼ cup...