Health Benefits of Turmeric & Turmeric milk recipe
Turmeric is a plant that comes from the same family as ginger and is native to India. Turmeric rich in naturally occurring phytochemicals that are referred to as curcuminoids, curcuminoids are a rich source of antioxidants which contribute to most of the health benefits of turmeric. The health benefits of Turmeric have been long investigated and they can include:
- Improved digestion
- Reduced inflammation
- Promote overall health
How to consume more turmeric?
To experience the benefits of turmeric it should be incorporated into your diet as often as possible, turmeric tastes great in a curry, bbq rub, salad dressings, marinades and can even be incorporated into milk to make a refreshing and relaxing drink.
Inflammatory fighting Turmeric Milk recipe
2 cups of almond milk (store bought or homemade)
1 tbsp. organic honey
1 tbsp. coconut oil
1 tsp ground turmeric
1 cinnamon stick or 1 tsp ground cinnamon
pinch of black pepper and fresh ginger
1/ Pour all ingredient into a small saucepan and bring to a light boil, whisk to combine ingredients. Reduce heat to low and allow to simmer for 10 minutes
2/ Strain the milk to remove ginger cinnamon, peppercorns etc.
3/ Add honey if desired
4/ Enjoy your turmeric milk warm
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