10 Ways to Incorporate Turmeric Into Your Daily Diet Slideshow
April 4, 2017
Utilize the golden spice
Banana-Turmeric Chai Smoothie
If you’re having trouble incorporating turmeric into finished dishes, add some fresh or powered turmeric into a morning smoothie. Frozen banana and oats make this a filling breakfast dish that will keep you satiated until lunch time.
Creamy Carrot Ginger Soup
In this soup, the sweet and earthy notes of carrot complement the bright heat of fresh ginger. Cumin and turmeric add suspense to every spoonful.
Dahi Ke Aloo (Potato and Yogurt Soup)
Even if Indian food is not part of your regular culinary repertoire, you should give this yogurt and potatoes stew a try. Tender cooked potatoes are cooked and mashed, then combined with aromatic spices like turmeric, coriander, and red pepper flake.
Fish Curry With Mustard
Fish curry (also known as Malabar matthi curry) is a blend of Southeast Asian culinary cultures, and its flavor profile reflects this amalgamation. Shredded coconut, black and yellow mustard seeds, ginger, poppy seeds, and turmeric are turned into a paste and rubbed on a piece of firm-fleshed fish such as salmon or mahi-mahi.
Fruity Turmeric Tonic Juice
This fruity turmeric tonic is more than your average juice: Cantaloupe, grapefruit, lemon, ginger, and turmeric fight inflammation and reduce occurrence of chronic ailments. Simply peel all ingredients and run them through the juicer.
The human species must eventually move beyond the Buffalo wing, and these ginger-turmeric wings are the next step in our evolution. Thick slices of ginger, coriander, and turmeric create an aggressive, yet intriguing spice rub that will take your palate for a ride.
Medicine Cabinet Soup
Clean flavors are the indicator of a properly prepared broth. This “Medicine Cabinet Soup” is an edible tonic that will (maybe) alleviate any malaise. The foundation of the recipe is a classic mirepoix of carrots, onions, and celery, but the addition of warm spices like ginger and turmeric and two cups of wild mushrooms sets this soup apart.
Roopa’s Lemongrass and Turmeric Chicken
Traditional roast chicken can get monotonous. That’s why we need to sometimes push ourselves out of the poultry comfort zone and take some risks. This chicken uses bright flavors like lemon grass, lime, and fresh ginger and turmeric. The flesh of the raw chicken is scored with slashes, which are then filled with the blended aromatics and spices.
Turmeric Breakfast Bowl
This is a Middle Eastern spin on the traditional smoothie bowl. Blending cold coconut milk with banana, apple, ginger, and turmeric creates a smooth and creamy pudding-like texture that can be delicately draped over fresh berries. Talk about a good way to start the morning.
Vegan Turmeric Latte
The fusion of warm milk with spices is a centuries-old tradition. The base of this elixir is almond milk, but it’s fortified with other herbs, spices, and botanicals such as reishi, ashwagandha, cinnamon, turmeric, and cordyceps. All these ingredients help alleviate stress and contain anti-aging properties.