[title subtitle="Why Turmeric Is the One For You"]Fall In Love With Your Spice Cabinet[/title] Remember when we talked about gut health? We listed turmeric as a major soldier in our fight against gut inflammation. In addition to it being a massive anti-inflammatory, this bright orange spice also boasts tons of other health benefits:
- Vitamin B1, B2, B3, B9, C, E, K
Incorporating Turmeric Into Your Diet
As an avid lover of Indian food, I'm a huge fan of Nutrient Stripped's recipe for Spicy Coconut Curry with Sweet Jasmine Rice. When I don't have time to make an elaborate meal, I sprinkle turmeric in my scrambled eggs, roasted vegetables, rice, and soup!
Aside from the incredible curry, Nutrient Stripped’s Tumeric Golden Milk is also a must try! I usually add ground cloves and a touch of nutmeg, but you do you and experiment away. In the midst of midterms, this drink has really helped me wind down at the end of my day. It doesn’t hurt that it’s extremely delicious. The velvety texture of the coconut milk and the combination of spices is to die for. As a kid, I used to hate when my mom made me drink warm milk before going to bed, but this is now the best part of my day.
So, take your makeup off, throw on your sweats, continue binge watching your favorite Netflix show (I just re-watched all nine seasons of One Tree Hill), and let's get started!
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- 2 cups of coconut milk or almond milk
- 1 teaspoon organic honey
- 1 teaspoon ground turmeric
- 1 cinnamon stick
- Pinch grated ginger
- Pinch ground nutmeg
- Pinch ground cloves
- In a small saucepan, bring all ingredients to a boil
- Whisk ingredients together
- Simmer on low for 10 minutes
- Serve warm with a dash of cinnamon to finish
[title subtitle="Pinkies up y'all"]Sip, Sip![/title]