Cactus Recipes

Tommy T Rex, our Security Manager January 22 2016, 0 Comments

Tommy has been managing the grounds at Rivenrock for two years now.
Not a deer has come across the wire since.

Dr Manny Alvarez - Health Benefits of Prickly Pear Cactus January 21 2016, 0 Comments

Dr Manny Alvarez discusses the Health Benefits Of The Prickly Pear Cactus. He says the Prickly plant can boost your health and wellness by regulating sugar content of the blood, and often reducing dangers from diabetes.

How to make a Nopal Prickly Cactus Smoothie January 21 2016, 0 Comments

 Here's a good cactus smoothie instructional video. This lady makes a nice nopal smoothie.


Nopales Con Huevo (Cactus and Eggs) January 21 2016, 0 Comments

The family that cooks together stays together. Even decades from now, this grandmother will be connected to her granddaughters children when they cook this nopales cactus meal, handed down for generations.

Nopal plant normalizes blood sugar, treats diabetes, boosts insulin sensitivity January 21 2016, 0 Comments

Professor of nutrition Winston F. Craig, Ph.D., writes to the HighBeam Encyclopedia, the prickly pear can help with diabetes, lower blood sugar levels and offer other health benefits.

Vegan Kitchen and Rivenrock Nopales Cactus January 20 2016, 0 Comments


Vegan Kitchen tries to connect vegans with wholesome food.

One day they asked if we'd ship a box of cactus for them to use for a show...
they liked the cactus. I enjoyed their show. It is homey and fun.

PRICKLY PEAR CACTUS by Web MD January 20 2016, 0 Comments

Web MD is a good source for health news. Here they discuss Nopalea cactus which many of our customers say helps control their diabetes.

Prickly pear cactus is used for type 2 diabetes, high cholesterol, obesity, alcohol hangover, colitis, diarrhea, and benign prostatic hypertrophy (BPH). It is also used to fight viral infections.

How does it work?

Prickly pear cactus contains fiber and pectin, which can lower blood glucose by decreasing the absorption of sugar in the stomach and intestine. Some researchers think that it might also decrease cholesterol levels, and kill viruses in the body.

Nopal Shake Recipe January 19 2016, 0 Comments

A lady shows her use of powdered cactus, protein powder, frozen berries and fruit juice as a quick and easy way to add some fiber to her diet while taking advantage of the many benefits of the Natural Healing Cactus. Our cactus can be used in place of the powder and some of the juice.

Raw nopal cactus smoothie January 18 2016, 0 Comments

This is much the way we make our nopal cactus smoothies. Raw. Excellent, magnifique! 

Cactus health benefits, fights diabetes January 18 2016, 0 Comments

Many of our customers say they take cactus as a medicine. 
It does not take much to regulate blood sugar. It is said to slow the absorption of sugar into the body and reduces the spikes in sugar levels.
This is an endorsement of a prepared cactus juice that is marketed nationally.

People can buy our fresh organic edible cactus and see if they get the same benefits.