Cactus Recipes

Dr Oz discusses how the Nopal cactus (Prickly Pear Cactus) helps treat diabetes January 17 2016, 5 Comments

Dr. Oz uses some funnels and such to illustrate how it is thought eating cactus helps control the flow of sugar into the body, and thereby help relieve some of the symptoms of Type II diabetes for some people.

Many of our customers say that eating just a little of the cactus every day or two helps maintain their proper blood-sugar levels. I'm not a doctor, so I have to rely on the doctors (and customers) to know these things.

Fried Cactus (Nopal Frito) January 17 2016, 0 Comments

A lady shows us how to fry cactus. This is an excellent method with our cactus.... or even better is grilled over coals with olive oil and salt/pepper/garlic. It's nice to hear her speak of it's benefits to diabetics. I just am really happy that other people will advertise cactus for us!

How to prepare and cook nopales cactus♥Nopales and Diabetis♥Mexican Cactus January 17 2016, 0 Comments

A cute Mexican accent and a fine dish of cactus!
Our cactus is easy to prepare though... not as much knife-work and learning as the spiny cactus has.


La Costeña English Nopal January 17 2016, 0 Comments


Patricia Lopez of La Costeña Foods shows how easy a cactus salad can be to make.

Do know that our cactus is fine raw chopped into a salad or salsa. Many of our customers are raw-food aficionados. 

Cactus-Aloe Smoothie, the SUPER Longevity drink January 17 2016, 4 Comments


Markus Rothkranz shows how to prepare one of the healthiest powerful drinks possible, using two of the most healing plants on the planet, the Prickly Pear cactus AKA Nopales) and Aloe Vera.

Really, as much talking as this guy does about cactus health-benefits you'd think I've paid him to advertise for us! BTW, he's not  a teeny-bopper.... he is a lot 'older' than I'd have thought. Maybe his healthy living is showing real dividends!