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Top 10 Ways To Use Turmeric

Turmeric is a spice that many of us take for-granted. You’ll be surprised how this simple spice can be used to enhance our health.

Turmeric is a potent anti-inflammatory spice. It decreases muscle soreness after an intense workout, it can hep neutralise free radicals which can lead to wrinkles, cellulite and fatigue. It is also known to be used for liver detoxification and known to have anti-aging properties.

Its warm, peppery flavour and golden colour adds richness to dishes and interest to the most boring of vegetables and legumes. It also adds some depth to smoothies and turns regular eggs into something a little more special.

Here are Top 10 Ways To Use Turmeric:

1. Turmeric Elixir

Boil turmeric root in water, discard the turmeric. Add raw honey, ground turmeric, lemons and cayenne pepper. Blend with ice, then cool.


2. Spiced Cauliflower

Toss cauliflower in olive oil, salt, black pepper and turmeric. Roast for 30 minutes. Serve with lemon zest and coriander.


3. Turmeric Scrambled Eggs

Adding turmeric into your scrambled eggs, such as this recipe from Food and Wine, lifts this simple dish to another dimension.


4. Dal Fry

The combination of dhal and turmeric is a real match in heaven. This recipe is a testament of just that.


5. Turmeric Kale

Kale is a super powerhouse vegetable. Try this kale stir fry for a different flavour punch.


6. Turmeric Milkshake

Try this dairy-free milkshake for a change. It’s yummy and good for you. What more can you want?


7. Curried Chickpeas

Serve this Curried Chickpeas dish up at your next dinner for a healthy bit of spice to your diet.


8. Turmeric Vegetable Dip

Blend cashews, young coconut flesh, coconut water, olive oil, garlic, ground turmeric, and ground ginger. Serve with vegetable crudités.


9. Spiced Carrot & Tahini Soup

Pan-fry carrots, onion, garlic, ground coriander, ground cumin, ground turmeric, and sea sat. Add vegetable broth. Blend with tahini and lemon juice. Serve dusted with turmeric and topped with coriander leaves.


10. Turmeric & Pumpkin Seed Pate

Go raw and try out this interesting combination. The turmeric & pumpkin seed pate is fresh and different.

Source: MindBodyGreen, Food & Wine, Vegreceipesofindia, Julie Burud, EatLifeWhole, BBC Good Food, & Choosing Raw

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