5 Ways to Get Turmeric in Your Day
September 24, 2020
As the days become increasingly cool, crisp and dark, many Citizens are embracing the change in weather by cozying up at home with their favorite turmeric tea.
Turmeric has a long history of medicinal, culinary and spiritual use in India. This bright golden spice contains an active compound called curcumin, an antioxidant that has been studied for its anti-inflammatory properties. Turmeric has a distinctive earthy, pungent flavor that lends itself to hearty stews, curries and spiced teas.
This autumn, stay warm and cozy all season long with these comforting turmeric recipes.
Golden Milk Tea Latte
Golden milk is an ancient Ayurvedic healing beverage that has grown in popularity in Western cultures in recent years. This creamy spiced beverage is prepared by simmering milk with aromatic spices such as turmeric, cinnamon, black pepper and cardamom. Golden milk is believed to boost the body’s immunity, aid digestion and reduce inflammation.*
Ground turmeric is the key ingredient that gives this healthful drink its signature bright golden color and robust, earthy flavor. Our Golden Milk Tea Latte recipe yields a warm, rich and comforting spiced beverage that is perfect for sipping on a blustery autumn day. Also try this Golden Almond Milk recipe, which uses convenient organic Turmeric Single Sips®.
Torn between preparing a golden milk latte and a classic pumpkin spice tea latte? Seasonal Golden Pumpkin Tea blends earthy turmeric with traditional pumpkin pie spices. A splash of milk turns this infusion into a satisfying treat that will keep you warm and toasty all season.
Golden Milk Overnight Oats
As the days become darker and the weather turns chillier, it can become more tempting to hit snooze in the morning. Golden Milk Overnight Oats are a healthy and satisfying breakfast option that will not take time away from your morning routine.
Turmeric Roasted Vegetables
Autumn is the season of the harvest, and one of the best ways to celebrate fall is by enjoying freshly harvested autumn vegetables: squash, pumpkins, peppers, radishes, beets, carrots, yams, zucchini and more. Roasted vegetables are a dinner staple, but adding a sprinkle of turmeric is a wonderful way to breathe new life into your usual recipes.
Sprinkle a generous amount of organic Turmeric Single Sips powder and a bit of sea salt onto your potatoes, cauliflower, carrots and other root vegetables before roasting. Enjoy the warm, earthy, peppery flavor that ground turmeric delivers to your meal.
Turmeric Hot Cocoa
Hot cocoa is the ultimate treat on a cold winter day. Give this chocolatey beverage a zesty twist by adding an organic Turmeric Single Sip to the mix. This blend of turmeric, ginger, cinnamon, black pepper and vanilla will elevate the sweet, rich flavor of chocolate.
Another easy way to prepare turmeric hot cocoa is by steeping a Biodynamic® Turmeric Cinnamon Tea bag in your hot water or milk before stirring in the chocolate mix. Delight in the blend of savory, spicy and sweet flavors. Perfect for sipping when you are feeling slightly under the weather or want to soothe a scratchy throat.
Transform your favorite honey into an immunity-boosting infusion with the addition of ground turmeric powder. Honey and turmeric are both highly regarded for their anti-inflammatory and antioxidant capabilities.* Golden honey can be drizzled over toast, oatmeal, granola or yogurt, or stirred into tea, smoothies and other beverages to elevate the flavor and wellness benefits.*
To prepare golden honey, add 1 teaspoon of Turmeric Single Sips powder to ¼ cup honey. Mix well until the turmeric has blended smoothly into the honey. Store in an airtight container.
*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration.This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.