Turmeric

Turmeric when fresh can be chopped or grated into dishes as desired. Keep in fridge for 2 weeks or freeze in a ziploc for longer storage.

When dried as a powder, shelf life is increased to 12 months+.

Recipe List:
Turmeric Ginger Tea
Sunshine Smoothie with Coconut, Citrus, and Turmeric


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Turmeric Ginger Tea

Ingredients:
1 cup water
1/4 teaspoon ground turmeric
1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
Splash of milk or soy milk
Honey or maple syrup, to taste

Directions:
Boil water in small saucepan, then simmer turmeric, ginger for 10 minutes. Stir in milk and strain tea into a cup. Add sweetener to taste.

From: https://www.thekitchn.com/recipe-turmericginger-tea-104084

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Sunshine Smoothie with Coconut, Citrus, Turmeric

Ingredients:
1/4 cup old-fashioned rolled oats (or: substitute yogurt for a thickener)
1 cup chilled unsweetened coconut water
2 tablespoons unsweetened coconut milk
Fresh or frozen segments from 2 clementines (about 1 1/2 cups)
1 (1/2-inch) fresh turmeric, peeled and roughly chopped (or 1/2 teaspoon ground), more if desired
1 (1/2-inch) fresh ginger, peeled and roughly chopped
1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 teaspoon honey or agave nectar (optional)
1 tablespoon maca powder (optional)

Directions:
If using oatmeal, blend first until finely ground. THen add remaining ingredients and process until smooth.

Oats will give a gritty texture; may omit and use yogurt instead as a thickener.

Adapted from: https://www.thekitchn.com/recipe-sunshine-smoothie-with-coconut-clementine-and-turmeric-recipes-from-the-kitchn-199347

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