Turmeric is has incredible health benefits for your body on both the inside and out. On the inside, it is an anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidant that is known to cure and prevent many diseases and pains. On the outside, it is great for your skin, removes facial hairs, whitens teeth, and even reduces acne and acne scars.
I put together 10 health benefits of Turmeric, but here’s some helpful turmeric recipes to include this in your healthy diet. Through our tasty turmeric recipes I include both ways to eat and drink to get the health benefits of this wonder food while making it simple and delicious.
If you are unsure about which form of turmeric to use, raw VS powdered, we broke down all 4 types of tumeric here.
Here are our 10 Favorite Turmeric Recipes:
1. Turmeric Tea
2. Turmeric Scramble
Adding a punch of turmeric to your egg or tofu egg makes a delicious omelet. I have grown very fond on the taste and golden color, but for people knew with it a scramble is a good place to start. This is because the color is not too powering as well as covering up the flavor. And it’s so simple, if you already have eggs or tofu scramble, adding in this wonderful flavor makes this one of the easiest turmeric recipes.
Recipe source: PureElla
3. Turmeric Soups
4. Turmeric Shakes
5. Turmeric Salt Shaker
6. Try it with Greens
If you can not tell by now, I like to put Turmeric on pretty much anything. However, it does taste really good on salads especially when sauteed with other vegetables. Root vegetables are especially a good combination for turmeric. Toss any type of vegetable with Tumeric, chili powder, ginger, coriander, pepper and olive oil before roasting. The flavor is wonderful!! It makes me love the side vegetables more than the main course.
Recipe source: Dr Hyman
7. Turmeric Rice
I spent a few months working in India, and got very use to their delicious spices. After coming home normal rice just seems to be missing that spice or kick to it.
A tablespoon of turmeric brings bring a splash of color and some flavor to your rice that will make a lasting effect on your guests. Just throw in the tablespoon at the beginning of cooking the rice so the rice is infused with flavor throughout cooking. It’s seriously one of the easiest turmeric recipes we have.
If you are not drinking Turmeric Tea before bed, you should be drinking Turmeric Milk instead. It is famously called Golden Milk, and is very easy to make. The golden milk latte has been popular for decades in India, originally being called haldi doodh.
Bring 3 cups of milk or unsweetened almost milk to boil. Add in 1-2 teaspoons of turmeric powder, then let cool. I like the taste (no big surprise here) but many people like to add a little sweetness from honey.
If you are drinking before bed for realization, add in cinnamon, nutmeg, and a little coconut oil if you have it. Recently featured in Starbucks, in the UK, this turmeric recipe is so easy to make at home too! Here’s the full turmeric tea recipe.
9. Turmeric Pancakes
10. Turmeric Curry
Where to Buy Turmeric
You can find turmeric at most grocery stores, supplement section of a pharmacy, or online. You can choose from 4 types of tumeric including purchasing raw, powder, oils, or paste. Each has their own benefits and limitations, but to make it easy for cooking most people go with the powdered version.
Make sure to go with a good brand, that is organic, does not have any GMO’s, and most important no cheap fillers. If you are looking for more details on the health benefits of raw versus powered. Just make sure to be careful, this potent spice can easily stain your clothes, skin or countertop. Apple cider vinegar is an easy trick to remove stains.
We would love to hear your favorite turmeric recipes, make sure to comment them below!
Live strong and cook Turmeric On 😊
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