Tropical Homemade Turmeric Drink

homemade turmeric drink

Turmeric contains curcumin, which has power anti-inflammatory effects. Given curcumin is poorly absorbed into the bloodstream, it is recommended to add a fat to turmeric, such as coconut milk, to aid in absorption.

Fruit and spice come alive in this healthy but rich coconut smoothie.

Serves 1:

  • 3 ounces of fresh pineapple
  • 4 ounces of mango
  • 1 orange peel strip
  • 2 inch piece of turmeric root or ¼ tsp of ground turmeric
  • 1/8 tsp of cracked pepper
  • ¼ tsp cardamom seeds, toasted
  • 4-6 ice cubes
  • 1 tsp chia seeds

Put all of the ingredients, except chia seeds, blend until smooth. Poor in glass and sprinkle chi seeds on top before serving. Enjoy.