One of the amazing super spices, the turmeric plant has been used for thousands of years as a medicinal herb. Curcumin is the main active ingredient in turmeric and has powerful anti-inflammatory qualities and is a very strong antioxidant. In more recent years, the vast range of benefits have seen a huge rise in this humble spice's popularity.
Now most of us have enjoyed curries packed with turmeric, but you might be wondering how else you can incorporate it into your diet to enjoy the health benefits of turmeric.
Add a teaspoon of ground turmeric into the blender with your other ingredients for an extra kick of spice.
Whether it be corn, zucchini or cauliflower fritters, add a generous sprinkle of the wonder spice to up their anti-inflammatory score.
Add a teaspoon of turmeric to some hot water with lemon and honey and stir through for a soothing cup of tea.
Stir through some turmeric when scrambling eggs for a simple way to boost your intake in a breakfast meal.
Next time you're baking carrots or sweet potato, sprinkle over some turmeric before roasting to add extra flavour to your veggies.
Bone broth is already jam-packed with health benefits, so by adding in turmeric when preparing your broth not only will it give it a beautiful aroma, it will also boost it's anti-inflammatory qualities too.
Sprinkle it through sautéed or braised greens like kale, spinach or broccoli.
If you're making it from scratch add in some ground turmeric before blending, or simply stir through a ready-made dip.
Combine ginger, almond milk, turmeric and cinnamon together to create a warming drink to replace your regular coffee.
Now we're cheating a little here, but technically this mask is completely edible! Mix yoghurt, honey and turmeric together and massage onto your skin for a rejuvenating face mask.