Tag: Turmeric

  • Foodie Friday

    Healthy Recipe of the Week Turmeric Chickpea Cakes Ingredients 2 teaspoons Avocado Oil 1 small onion (chopped) 2 Garlic Cloves (minced) 1 14-ounce can Garbanzo Beans/Chickpeas  (drained and rinsed) ¼ cup Parsley (chopped) 6 tablespoons chickpea Flour (divided) 1 teaspoon salt ¼ teaspoon Black Pepper ½ teaspoon Garam Masala 1 teaspoon Turmeric Directions Heat avocado […]

  • Foodie Friday

    Healthy Recipe of the Week Warm Spice Sweet Potato Salad Swap your rich mayonnaise Potato salad for a healthier summertime classic! Beta carotene and vitamin C rich sweet potatoes improve joint health while ginger and turmeric boast anti-inflammatory benefits and cinnamon helps manage blood sugar. This salad is a triple win! Ingredients 1/3 cup Red […]

  • Thursday Nugget

    Recipe of the Week Coconut Cauliflower Soup with Ginger and Turmeric Ingredients 2 ½ – 3 lbs. Cauliflower (cut into 1 ½ florets) 1 Yellow Onion (chopped) 2 Garlic Cloves (minced) 2 Carrots (peeled and chopped) 2 Celery Stalks (chopped) 3 tablespoons Extra-Virgin Olive Oil ½ teaspoon Ground Turmeric 2 teaspoon Fresh Ginger (grated) 1 […]

  • Thirsty Thursday

    Turmeric Milk Benefits Decreases inflammation, which can relieve heartburn and indigestion Decreases risk of heart attacks, due to the effects of curcumin Slows progression of Type 2 Diabetes Fights cancer Protects the brain, due to the effects of turmerone Decreases joint pain, such as arthritis Improves sleep *Caution:  Turmeric may slow blood clotting, thereby individuals […]

  • Thirsty Thursday Healthy Cocktail

    Anti-Inflammatory Green Smoothie Many of our aches, pains, discomforts, and otherwise “icky” feelings are caused by inflammation.  Inflammation can affect nearly every aspect of our bodies, including weight gain, skin abnormalities, headaches, and depression. Fortunately, there are specific foods and spices you can consume to help alleviate inflammatory symptoms. Mix the ingredients listed below in your […]

  • Thirsty Thursday Healthy Cocktail!

    Here is a refreshing, healthy cocktail for your Thursday cocktail hour! As a spice grown in India and Asia, turmeric has been used as a herbal remedy in China, India, and Indonesia for many years. The active ingredient in turmeric is curcumin.   Turmeric is host to many health benefits! Animal research showed anti-cancer effects, specifically tumors […]