The Turmeric plant is known for having a long root with an intense yellow color that is grinded into powder and is used as a condiment in several countries, as a food coloring, especially in India, and as a supplement to benefit from its amazing properties.
In addition to being used very often in the kitchen, turmeric is known to be used for medicinal purposes to help with swelling and is often used to treat pain and inflammation.
The main properties of turmeric are known for its anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, and digestive action.
How to use turmeric
You can take turmeric as a powdered supplement or use it as a spice.
Since smoothie is the last on the list, we want to share with you a delicious smoothie recipe:
A turmeric smoothie is the perfect way to kickstart your day. Tropical fruits are blended with immune-boosting ingredients to create a deliciously healthy drink. It’s creamy, naturally sweet, and will have you feeling good from the inside out. Tempted? We bet you are…
LET’S TALK INGREDIENTS
Pineapple: Frozen pineapple chunks are best for a thicker consistency.
Banana: Use a fresh banana. No need for a frozen banana as the pineapple chunks will chill the smoothie.
OMG Turmeric Powder: 1 tablespoon.
Ginger: 1 teaspoon fresh grated ginger
Milk: Any milk works in this smoothie, but since we’re going for anti-inflammatory effects here, we recommend a non-dairy milk. Choose from options such as almond milk, cashew milk, or oat milk.
Add all of the ingredients to a blender and blend for 30 seconds on high, or until creamy.
OMG Superfoods tip
Frozen fruit gives the smoothie a thick texture and makes it really cool and refreshing.
A turmeric smoothie is the perfect way to kickstart your day with immune boosting, anti-inflammatory ingredients. You'll love this combination!