**Spicery advisory**Take this information with a pinch of salt #notaspice.
Herbs and spices have been used for centuries as natural healing remedies. This month's blog helps you incorporate them into your everyday meals!
Turmeric Tuesday - Turmeric Golden Sauce
For this week's Turmeric Tuesday, we focus on Turmeric 'Golden Sauce'. Used over roasted vegetables or served with falafel, turmeric golden sauce may be the ticket to treating common issues such as heartburn and bloating and it might also help to improve your memory!
Since this spice boasts a long list of health benefits, we've dedicated Tuesdays to Turmeric. Turmeric is said to have antioxidant properties, which may help slow down the ageing process! Stirred in with noodles is a great way to add this spice to your day.
Total Time: 25 minutes
Heat rating: 1/5
1 Large thinly sliced onion
2 Cloves of finely chopped garlic
2 Tbsp oil
1/2 Tsp salt
Precooked noodles for 2
250g Shredded chicken or tofu
Choice of coriander, beansprouts and/or peanuts to garnish (optional)
Did you know that Cumin contains Calcium, necessary for strong bones and teeth as well as Vitamin A, which helps boost the immune system? Get a taste of these benefits with a bowl of delicious Moroccan Harira!
Total Time: 1 hour 10 minutes
Heat rating: 3/5
1 L water
1 Finely chopped onion
1 Tin of chopped tomatoes
1 Tin of chickpeas
1 Handful of green lentils
1 Handful of couscous or rice
250g Diced lamb (optional)
1 1/2 Tsp salt
1 Handful roughly chopped fresh coriander or parsley
Simmer water with onion, chopped tomatoes, chickpeas, green lentils, couscous or rice, diced lamb (optional), ground cumin, chilli powder and salt for 1 hour in a covered pan until the rice and lentils are tender and have thickened the soup.
Stir in roughly chopped fresh coriander or parsley and the juice of 1 lemon to serve.
Contrary to popular belief, some studies suggest that the spicy sensation from chillies may actually aid in digestion, rather than cause irritation. Either way, these Chilli Kale Crisps are a healthy treat that's difficult to resist!
Turmeric has traditionally been used in Ayurvedic medicine as a healing spice to treat colds or even depression. Today's Turmeric Tuesday features a Turmeric Latte - the perfect way to kick start your day!