Golden Turmeric Tonic Anti-Inflammatory Drink

Brighten up your day with this nutrient packed drink. It’s not only refreshing but also good for your stomach, joints and aids digestion. The star ingredient of this tonic drink is Turmeric, which is known for its anti inflammatory and immune boosting properties.

It’s like sunshine in a glass. Ideal for those cold winter mornings, with the added ginger in the drink it gives a little warm kick to it. What’s great about this drink is that it can be drunk warm or cold.

This easy to make tonic is super healthy and tasty too. It makes a great addition to your diet giving you a boost of energy and is packed with natural healing ingredients.

Carrots: Rich in vitamin A which maintains vision. Cleanses the liver. Boost immune system. The Beta-Carotene is a major antioxidant

Oranges: Vitamin C for a healthy immune system. Promotes proper digestion. Protects the cardiovascular system

Turmeric: Prevents inflammation. Controls blood pressure. Prevents cancer growth cells

Ginger: Reduces pain and inflammation. Aids digestion process. Strengthens immune system. Assists in the death of some cancer cells

Lime: Anti inflammatory. Prevents fatigue. Balances PH

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Ingredients:

  • 4 Carrots
  • 2 Oranges
  • 1/4 Lime/lemon
  • Coconut Water
  • 1 Knob of Fresh Root Ginger
  • 1 Knob of Fresh Turmeric
  • 1 tsp Turmeric powder
  • Pepper to taste

Method:

Add all of the ingredients apart from the coconut water and pepper into a blender and blitz together. We used our juicer and threw the oranges and lime in with the skin on, this can give the drink a bitter taste.

Turmeric is a natural dye, so be prepared for all of your equipment and hands to be yellow/orange after.

Add as much coconut water that you want, depending on the consistency of the drink you want. Add some pepper to taste. Stir together.

Enjoy! It’s as simple as that!

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Slow cooker Butternut Squash soup

Cooking in a slow cooker is ideal for those days when you just done have the time in the evenings to get a dinner together.

I always get my ingredients out the night before, prepare all the veg and meat in the morning put the slow cooker on then when I return after work dinner is done!

This soup is perfect for a winters day and as it is a Vibrant orange it suits this time of year – Halloween!

Ingredients

1 Butternut Squash, diced and cubed

3 big carrots, peeled and sliced

1 big sweet potato

400ml vegetable stock

2 cloves of garlic

1tsp coriander

1/2 tsp allspice

Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

Prepare all of the ingredients and place into the slow cooker.
Turn on to a low heat and leave for 5-6 hours.
Go about your day as normal 🙂
When all of the veg is nice and soft and soaked up the stock, mash it together. You could blend it too a smooth paste but I like mine chunky and it tastes yummy with crusty bread.

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Serve with a dash of single cream and a coriander leaf on top.

Ready to eat.

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