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Golden milk // Turmeric latte

Golden milk, haldi ka doodh or turmeric latte like it is often called, is a drink that actually dates back thousands of years in Ayurvedic medicine applied in India and in traditional Chinese medicine, where it was used for treating injuries, skin diseases, eye infections, burns, acne as well as for stress, depression and to aid sleep (1, 2). Traditionally turmeric milk was prepared with the turmeric root, crushed long pepper called Pipli/Pippali and whole fat milk. The turmeric root…

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Let’s talk about: Lemons

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Lemons are so versatile, and not to mention so delicious. They contain high amounts of the water-soluble vitamin C, which is an antioxidant that helps boost our immune system and reduces or neutralizes the formation of free radicals. A balance between free radicals and antioxidants is necessary for proper physiological function. Free radicals (or ROS) are molecules that need an unpaired electron, thus, they take an electron from a healthy cell to become stable, which in turn makes the healthy…

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Raw lemon and turmeric cake

This raw cake here is my all-time favorite. It is so fresh and flavorful. Not to mention beautiful with this bright yellow color! Usually the people that come by for a visit get a piece of this one, since I usually have it stocked up in the freezer and I even served it on my son’s first birthday, where it was a hit. Lemon and turmeric raw cake   Save Print Prep time 30 mins Cook time 1 hour 30…

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Date & salted peanut bliss bites

These date and salted peanut bites are so delicious that I guarantee you that you will finish them way too quickly! Quick fact though: Dates, peanuts and chocolate are are all very calorie-dense, meaning only a small bite contains a lot of calories and so you only need small amounts of them at a time. So it is maybe wise to store them in the fridge and only grab a bite or two at a time, e.g. in the morning…

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