Turmeric is one of the most thoroughly researched plants and spices in existence, and there are numerous current studies validating its healing properties. Turmeric has been shown to possess potent anti-inflammatory properties due to its active antioxidant curcumin. Since it decreases inflammation of the body it’s good for arthritis, diabetes, asthma, cardiovascular health, and may slow the progression of Alzheimer’s, fight or prevent cancer, ease muscle pains and is used topically for burns, cuts and to calm skin conditions.
Almost every spice that is used in cooking provides some health benefits but turmeric, an anti-inflammatory spice, tops the list. We recognize the healing potential of this magical plant, and have used it in many of our recipes.
Try this delicious dressing and reap the benefits of turmeric.
Turmeric Tahini Dressing
- ¼ cup tahini
- 2 Tbsp lemon juice
- 2 Tbsp olive oil
- ½ tsp turmeric
- ¼ cup water
- Salt and pepper to taste
- Combine all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth. Refrigerate in a lidded glass jar for up to 5 days.
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