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11 Ways to Include Turmeric In Your Diet

Updated: Dec 13, 2021

There are countless benefits to adding turmeric to your diet, but many people don't know how to use it or how they can include turmeric in their everyday meals. Fresh turmeric is a bright orange root-like subterranean stem famous for powerful anti-inflammatory, antioxidant and antibacterial properties. Turmeric has shown to protect people against heart disease, cancer, and other serious health conditions.

Here are 10 ways you can easily include turmeric into your existing diet. For every recipe you can use fresh ground turmeric or turmeric powder.

1. Turmeric Tea

Want energy in the morning without the afternoon caffeine-crash? Try turmeric tea! Add 1 TBS of turmeric to a cup of hot water and stir. You can also add lemon and honey to taste.

2. Toss it with your veggies

The warm and peppery flavour of the turmeric goes great with any roasted veggies. Spice up your dinner with turmeric cauliflower steak!

3. Add a pinch to smoothies

Not only will a pinch of turmeric turn your smoothie into a beautiful orange color, it will add an anti-inflammatory to your drink. The spicy flavor is well masked by the other ingredients of the smoothie.

4. Easy salad dressing

Liven up your salads and other dishes with a spicy turmeric dressing. Whisk together 1 teaspoon turmeric powder, 2 teaspoons white miso paste, the juice of a lemon (about 2 tablespoons), 1⁄4 cup of olive oil, and 1⁄4 cup of tahini until well combined. Add to your greens or use as a marinade!

5. Add it to rice

Super simple. Next time you make rice, stir in a pinch of turmeric to your already cooked rice. Taste before serving to adjust flavors.

6. Flavor meat and fish

Simply add a little turmeric to the spices you already use for seasoning. Sprinkle on before or after grilling for a spicy, healthy flavor.

7. Stir-frys

Sauté vegetables and whatever protein you like, then add in some turmeric and a pinch of salt for a quick, simple, and healthy dinner.

8. Turmeric hummus

This tangy hummus is sure to be your new favorite dip. This easy to make hummus is packed with protein and antioxidants. You won't be able to resist it.

9. Spice up your latte

Jazz up your breakfast or brunch with this colorful, healthy, energy packed turmeric latte. Can be served iced or hot

10. Drink REZ

Rez is an all-natural, plant-based, immune-supporting drink with 100 mg of turmeric. REZ is available on Amazon.

11. Add tang to your soup

Add some flavor to any soup you love. Add just a little turmeric to your broth and there you go! Delicious, flavorful, and extremely healthy!

Adding turmeric to your diet isn't as complicated as it may seem. Whether you're sneaking it into your meals or letting the flavour come through, turmeric is an easy and delicious way to add antioxidants and anti-inflammatories to your diet.

To read more about why turmeric is important to REZ check out this link!

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