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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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Amaranth protein bites

Amaranth (Amaranthus spp.) has been consumed throughout history, including by the Inca, Maya and Aztec civilizations, where it was used as a staple food. Amaranth grain is a highly nutritional pseudocereal, like quinoa and buckwheat, with a superior amount of proteins  and has been shown to provide medicinal benefits, especially in lowering the risk of the oxidative stress related diseases e.g. cancer, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and obesity (1). Furthermore, amaranth is considered a good source of insoluble fiber and vitamin…

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Beetroot smoothie bowl

beetroot smoothiebowl with green apple, cinnamon and maple syrup

Beetroot smoothie bowl   Save Print Ingredients 50-100 g (ca. ½-1) frozen banana⁣⁣⁣⁣ 100 g frozen beetroot*⁣⁣⁣⁣ ½ tbsp maple syrup, more to taste ⁣⁣⁣⁣ ½ tsp ceylon cinnamon ⁣⁣⁣⁣ 1 (approx. 90 g) green (granny smith) apple, peeled ⁣⁣⁣⁣ 2 tbsp water (start with that and then add more slowly, tablespoon at a time, if needed)⁣⁣⁣⁣ squeeze of lemon, optional ⁣⁣⁣⁣ Instructions Put everything in a blender and mix thoroughly until thick and smooth. Notes *I always have a…

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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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