If you’ve read our blogs, you know how much we love turmeric at Primal Harvest. Turmeric is an antioxidant-rich superfood used in ancient Ayurvedic medicine for a number of ailments. If you’re feeling particularly achy or off, turmeric has been known to be the go-to for immune health, joint health, and overall wellness.
The benefits of turmeric as a superfood are vast. Turmeric, also known as Curcuma longa, is the root of a flowering plant from the ginger family. Turmeric is a plant known for its medicinal use, dating back to 4000 years ago in the Vedic culture in India, where it was used as a culinary spice and had some religious significance.
Turmeric is packed with impressive amounts of nutrients such as iron, manganese, potassium, fiber, and vitamin B6, to name a few. There are little to no known side effects of taking turmeric as a health supplement.
Turmeric is a key ingredient in a lot of middle eastern dishes such as curries and soups, however, it can also be used in your morning smoothie for an added wellness boost!
You can read more about the many perks of adding turmeric to your diet or supplement routine in our blog 7 Surprising Benefits Of Turmeric.
Here's our favorite turmeric smoothie recipe:
1 cup almond milk or water
2 cups peaches, fresh or frozen
1 medium banana, sliced
1 1/2 tsps turmeric powder
1 tsp ground flaxseed meal
Simply blend all ingredients together until you reach your desired consistency and enjoy. Let us know what you think of this turmeric smoothie by joining our Facebook Tribe group!