The African Philosophy that has the Power to Change Lives

In Southern Africa, there is a beautiful concept called Ubuntu…. It has been translated as “I am, because you are,” “I am; because of you,” or “I am what I am because of who we all are.” Ubuntu represents the interconnectedness of humans and the communities in which we live and thrive.  We are who we are because of other people.  Embracing Ubuntu means we acknowledge being part of a greater whole. At Bumbleroot, this concept is at the core of our mission. Our ingredients are expertly sourced by harvesters and farmers around the world who a

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In Southern Africa, there is a beautiful concept called Ubuntu….

It has been translated as “I am, because you are,” “I am; because of you,” or “I am what I am because of who we all are.”

Ubuntu represents the interconnectedness of humans and the communities in which we live and thrive.  We are who we are because of other people.  Embracing Ubuntu means we acknowledge being part of a greater whole.

At Bumbleroot, this concept is at the core of our mission.

Our ingredients are expertly sourced by harvesters and farmers around the world who are committed to sustainable practices that will leave the world a better place for all of us

We are committed to paying these harvesters and farmers a fair wage so that they can support their families and contribute to their communities

We reinvest a portion of our revenues into our supplying communities to strengthen their communities and our supply chain, and

Our products are nutritious and made from real, pronounceable ingredients – helping you live your best life so that you can help others live their best lives.

What does Ubuntu mean to you?

To learn more:

Watch this TEDTalk by South African Safari guide Boyd Varty to learn more about Ubuntu and his memories of Nelson Mandela who embodied the concept and gave us the power to recognize and understand that each of us is responsible for the well being of ourselves and of others.

http://new.ted.com/talks/boyd_varty_what_i_learned_from_nelson_mandela

About Bumbleroot:

Bumbleroot creates healthy and delicious beverages and snacks that include unique, sustainably-sourced superfood ingredients from around the world.  Our first product is a Coconut Water and Baobab Drink Mix that provides everyday hydration, antioxidants, and nutrients in a convenient pocket-sized pouch.  Learn more about us at: bumblerootfoods.com

Baobab is an African superfruit with more antioxidants than acai or goji berries.  It’s also a source of Vitamin C, magnesium, and potassium and is one of the most alkaline foods available.


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Baobab Banana Cacao Smoothie Recipe

  One of my favorite ways to use Baobab powder is in this smoothie.  I eat it for breakfast a few times a week and love to have it after workouts too.  Either way, it gives me an energy boost and it tastes like dessert. Baobab is one the most alkaline foods available (PRAL rating of -52), and is high in antioxidants, vitamin, C, and dietary fiber.  It also is a source of magnesium, potassium, and loads of other great things. - 1 cup of almond milk - 1 banana - 1 tablespoon of Baobab powder - 1 tablespoon of peanut butter or almond butter (I love Justin's Honey Pea

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Baobab Banana Cacao Smoothie Recipe

 

One of my favorite ways to use Baobab powder is in this smoothie.  I eat it for breakfast a few times a week and love to have it after workouts too.  Either way, it gives me an energy boost and it tastes like dessert.

Baobab is one the most alkaline foods available (PRAL rating of -52), and is high in antioxidants, vitamin, C, and dietary fiber.  It also is a source of magnesium, potassium, and loads of other great things.

- 1 cup of almond milk

- 1 banana

- 1 tablespoon of Baobab powder

- 1 tablespoon of peanut butter or almond butter (I love Justin’s Honey Peanut Butter)

- 1/2 teaspoon cacao powder

Blend in blender and sprinkle with a few cacao nibs.  Enjoy!

You can get baobab powder in our online shop. 20% off with code BANANA.

- Sara


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