Tag Archives: turmeric

4 New Year’s Nutritional Boosters

Tasty tips to put healthy things on your plate and in your belly! I’m often asked for tips and tricks to make meals a little healthier. As an omnivore who adores her morning cup(s) of tea and will rarely say … Continue reading

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Fragrant Rice with Cauliflower, Turmeric, Ginger and Lemon

Spice up any meal with this colourful, delicious main or side dish Sometimes called aromatic rice, versions of this dish are really popular in numerous Middle Eastern, Indian, North African and Asian cuisines. Not only do they look beautiful thanks … Continue reading

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Boost your Breakfast with a Golden Latte

A delicious, nutritious warming beverage ready in 5 minutes Although it’s an ancient spice long favoured in many Asian and East Asian cultures, golden-hued turmeric has only recently been gaining a lot of attention in the West. Touted for its … Continue reading

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The Queen of Cocktails

Combining freshly-squeezed orange juice with a turmeric and ginger-infused simple syrup makes for one heck of a delicious cocktail. I’ve chosen to make mine with vodka, a natural pairing with orange, but I’m sure it would be just as delicious … Continue reading

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Crunchy Curried Cauliflower Pickles

Refrigerator pickles are a quick, easy way to capture the flavours of the season and enjoy them for months afterwards. I was excited to find some cauliflower in this month’s Farmers’ Feast challenge basket, courtesy of Linda’s Garden at the … Continue reading

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Moroccan-spiced Cauliflower

Move over, cheese sauce. Cauliflower is about to get all zippy and exciting thanks to a great blend of seasonings and some quick oven-roasting. This side dish – regular or vegan – will perk up any menu; it would be … Continue reading

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Roasted Cabbage Wedges with Tomato Sauce (deconstructed cabbage rolls)

Many people have told me they don’t cook cabbage because they don’t like the nasty, lingering aroma it can leave it its wake. Baking cabbage is a great way to prevent that unfortunate smell, usually created by overcooking the cabbage, … Continue reading

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