Recipes

Why You Should Drink Turmeric Tea (+ a Recipe)

Here’s one of my favourite recipes. I drink a cup of turmeric tea most mornings before a busy day. The ginger and turmeric kick will give you a power up.

Turmeric Tea

Ingredients

  • 1 tsp turmeric
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tsp fresh ginger, grated
  • 1 tsp honey
  • 2 tbsp coconut milk (optional – for a creamy finish)

Instructions

  1. It’s as simple as can be. Just like any tea, mix the spices in a mug and pour boiling water over top. Let steep for 3 minutes. Enjoy.
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Why You Should Eat More Turmeric

I sometimes see a tendency to exaggerate the benefits of certain foods, including turmeric. I can tell you that turmeric is […]

2017-06-20T16:27:40+00:00 November 23rd, 2015|Immune System, Recipes|

The Health Benefits of Drinking Turmeric Ginger Tea

Looking to start your day off with something healthy? Turmeric ginger tea is an easy way to do just that.

How to Make Turmeric Ginger Tea

It’s simple. Really simple. Take some fresh ginger and slice it in strips. Let it steep in a cup of hot water along with some ground turmeric. Add a dash of […]

2017-06-20T16:18:53+00:00 November 9th, 2015|Immune System, Nutrition, Recipes|

Immune-Boosting Lemon Ginger Tea Recipe

Here’s an easy way to add some healthy food to your day. Try some lemon ginger tea.

Your diet and lifestyle are staggeringly important to your health. I came across a Harvard publication that phrased it perfectly: “your genes are not your destinyHarvard University . What you eat and your lifestyle, put […]

2017-06-20T16:17:59+00:00 November 3rd, 2015|Immune System, Nutrition, Recipes|

6 Great Tasting Recipes to Improve Heart Health

Eating well is way easier than you think.

If you’ve wondered what the best foods are for preventing diabetes, losing weight, or warding off Alzheimer’s, here’s the good news: it’s all the same. There’s one set of guidelines to healthy eating. That’s it. You don’t have to read a bunch of blogs or memorize lots of […]

2017-06-20T16:05:09+00:00 September 24th, 2015|Recipes|

Egg and Watercress Salad Recipe with a Turmeric Curry Vinaigrette

Here’s a superfood you need to eat more of: watercress.

With more calcium than milk and more iron than spinach, watercress is a super vegetable. Its antioxidants reduce inflammation and pain. The sulphur glycosides help with chronic bronchitis. Watercress also improves your eyes, digestion, and bones. And yes, it’s tasty.

Egg and Watercress Salad with a Turmeric Curry Vinaigrette

Ingredients

  • 4 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 4 slices whole-grain bread, cut into 3/4-inch cubes
  • 3 tbs white balsamic or white wine vinegar
  • 1 tsp curry powder
  • 1 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp pure maple syrup
  • 1/2 tsp dry mustard
  • 8 oz watercress, trimmed
  • 4 hard-cooked large eggs, coarsely chopped
  • 1/4 cup minced sweet onion
  • 2 tsp chopped fresh tarragon

Instructions

  1. Position a rack in the center of the oven and heat the oven to 450°F.2. Combine 1 tbs. of the oil and the cayenne in a small bowl. Put the bread cubes on a rimmed baking sheet and toss to coat with the cayenne oil. Toast in a single layer until lightly crunchy and golden brown, 6 to 8 minutes.
  2. In a small bowl, whisk the vinegar, curry powder, turmeric powder, maple syrup and mustard. Slowly whisk in the remaining 3 tbs oil.
  3. In a large bowl, toss the croutons with 1/4 cup of the vinaigrette to soften them slightly. Add the watercress and coat. Divide this mixture onto 4 plates.
  4. Put the eggs and sweet onion in the same bowl, toss with the remaining vinaigrette, and season to taste with salt.
  5. Add the egg mixture to the salads. Sprinkle tarragon over top of the egg mixture and serve.
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2017-06-20T15:40:46+00:00 April 22nd, 2015|Recipes|
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