Curcumin and turmeric are both ground from the root of the Curcuma longa plant, which contains curcuminoids, the chemical compounds that give this spice its bright color and health benefits. This article offers 10 ways to incorporate turmeric into your daily diet and experience its powerful effects. If you’ve ever wondered how to make turmeric part of your daily diet, this list will help you out!
1) Include turmeric in your breakfast smoothie
- Add a teaspoon of turmeric powder to your breakfast smoothie. You can also mix it in with yogurt or take a turmeric pill for a potent dose.
- For an easy, quick way to incorporate more turmeric into your diet, you can take turmeric capsules or gummies each day.
- If you’re not a fan of the taste, add some honey or maple syrup for sweetness!
2) Add turmeric to your scrambled eggs
Scrambled eggs are the perfect go-to breakfast for most people. They’re easy, fast, delicious, and can be made in many different ways. One way to add turmeric and curcumin into your diet is by adding it to scrambled eggs. The simplest way to incorporate this spice is by mixing a little bit with the eggs while they are being cooked. Try using one teaspoon per four egg scramble. Eggs have a high protein content which helps balance out the anti-inflammatory properties in turmeric.
3) Use turmeric when roasting vegetables
When roasting vegetables, you can add a pinch of turmeric for an extra burst of flavor. When cooking rice or other grains, add some turmeric too for an added boost. You can also mix it into your morning smoothie for a protein-packed start to your day. In the afternoon, try adding it to soup or a stir fry as well as roasted chicken dishes. For dessert, make sure you’re getting in some turmeric gummies for an extra dose before bedtime!
4) Mix turmeric with olive oil as a salad dressing
The first way to make turmeric part of your daily diet is by mixing it with olive oil. This salad dressing can easily be made by mixing 1 tablespoon of turmeric powder with 2 tablespoons of olive oil, 1 teaspoon mustard, 1/2 teaspoon salt and pepper. Pour the mixture into a jar, shake well and refrigerate for at least an hour before using. The next two ways are similar in that they involve taking a supplement or eating food with turmeric in it.
5) Season your soup with turmeric
Add a teaspoon or two of turmeric powder to your favorite soup for an easy way to get more turmeric. For a richer flavor, add ground black pepper. You can also make your own soup with fresh vegetables and bone broth which will give you all the nutrients that you need. If you want something quicker, try making turmeric gummies or eating turmeric capsules as a healthy snack.
6) Add turmeric when cooking rice
Turmeric is best known for its culinary uses, but it also has a number of medicinal benefits. Adding turmeric to rice is an easy way to add the spice into your diet.
7) Use turmeric to make a vegan curry
Turmeric is a powerful spice that has been used for its medicinal properties for centuries. It’s been touted as a wellness elixir, used in everything from beauty products to vegan curries. Here are 10 ways you can integrate turmeric into your daily diet:
– Use turmerics gummies as a snack. – Consume turmerics capsules at the start of your day. – Add turmerics pills to your morning juice or smoothie.
8) Sprinkle turmeric on roasted nuts
Turmeric is one of the spices that has been used in Ayurvedic medicine for many centuries. It’s also been used in Chinese cooking for a very long time.
9) Add turmeric when making hummus
Add a pinch of turmeric when making hummus. Add a bit more turmeric when cooking eggs or using it as an ingredient in any other dish. Mix in some turmeric powder into your morning smoothie. Try adding it to your baked goods by mixing with flour, almond meal, or coconut flour. Enjoy turmeric gummies before bedtime and have turmeric capsules ready for the day ahead.
10) Use turmeric to make golden milk
I love turmeric gummies, but sometimes I want something warm. The easiest way to do this is with turmeric capsules or pills. Simply take 2-3 capsules or pills, mix in 1-2 tablespoons of raw honey, and a tablespoon of coconut oil. You can also add in some black pepper for extra flavor. The best time to take it is when you go to bed because the curcumin helps your body produce less cortisol which can keep you up at night.