Here’s an easy recipe for a warm beverage that is sure to relieve your aches and pains. What’s the secret ingredient? Turmeric.
Here are your ingredients: 1/3 cup honey 3 teaspoons turmeric 1 teaspoon cinnamon ¼ teaspoon black pepper Hot water Freshly squeezed lemon juice
Here are your directions:
Combine honey, turmeric, cinnamon, and black pepper in a Mason jar or Tupperware, so that honey mixture can be stored in your cabinet.
When preparing the tea, simply heat water until almost boiling (almost). Place one spoonful (approximately ½ tablespoon) of honey mixture into mug. Pour hot water and stir until honey mixture is dissolved. Before imbibing, squeeze a wedge of fresh lemon into the drink, as it enhances the brightness of the tea, pairs well with honey and cinnamon, and balances the smokiness of the turmeric.
Why: Turmeric is a powerful antioxidant and anti-inflammatory agent. Hint: do not omit the black pepper from this recipe! Why? Sign up [uji_popup class="primary-button clickme" id="200"]HERE[/uji_popup] for my FREE newsletters to find out what makes turmeric so powerful and what aches and pains it can soothe for you!
P.S. This recipe was adapted from Heidi Swanson's Turmeric Tea. Check out her blog for inspiration, too! I love how she organizes recipes by season!