A 7-ingredient smoothie with carrot juice, ginger, turmeric, pineapple and banana! An anti-inflammatory, immune-boosting smoothie that's perfect for breakfast or a snack.
Author: Minimalist Baker
Recipe type: Beverage
Cuisine: Vegan, Breakfast
2 cups (~275 g) carrots
1 1/2 cups (360 ml) filtered water
1 large ripe banana, previously peeled, sliced and frozen (more for a sweeter smoothie)
1 cup (140 g) frozen or fresh pineapple
1/2 Tbsp fresh ginger (1 small knob, peeled)
1/4 tsp ground turmeric (or sub cinnamon)
1/2 cup (120 ml) carrot juice
1 Tbsp lemon juice (~1/2 small lemon)
1 cup (240 ml) unsweetened almond milk
Make carrot juice by adding carrots and filtered water to a high speed blender and blending on high until completely pureed and smooth. Add more...
Utilizing something spicy may not helpful for a headache, but cayenne is somewhat revered in the kingdom of natural remedies to treat pain and inflammation. The secret behind its success lies in an ingredient called capsaicin, which inhibits something in our body that is one of the main elements in pain perception called Substance P. In short, Substance P is part of what makes us feel pain, and the capsaicin depletes it. Numerous studies, the first in 1998 in The Clinical Journal of Pain, support that when applied topically to the nasal passages; people experience a significant decrease in the severity of their headaches, all thanks to capsaicin.
You will need…
1/4 teaspoon cayenne powder
4 ounces of warm water
Dilute a ½ teaspoon of...
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Turmeric tea is a popular beverage throughout Asia and is known by some as “liquid gold.” Turmeric benefits are primarily due to its active compound called curcumin.
Turmeric is highly anti-inflammatory, and this golden turmeric tea recipe is sure to help heal your body from a number of inflammatory health conditions. This rich creamy and lightly sweet beverage is something you’re sure to enjoy!
Brewing Turmeric Tea
Turmeric Tea Recipe
Total Time: 5 minutes
1 cup coconut milk
One cup water
1 tbsp ghee
One tbsp honey
1 tsp Turmeric (powder or grated root)
Pour coconut milk and water into the saucepan and warm for 2 minutes
Add the butter, raw honey and turmeric powder in the saucepan for another 2 minutes
Stir and pour into glasses.