I found fresh turmeric the other day and was inspired to experiment. This sunshine turmeric smoothie was an overwhelming success - it tastes just like sunshine! It's a great way to serve turmeric to kids who don't like the taste of curry (there's nothing curry-tasting or spicy here).
One word of caution: turmeric stains. Serve this smoothie to kids who are at an age where spilling is very rare. Or, serve it in a cup with a very spill-proof lid. Also, when handling the turmeric wear gloves or be okay with yellow-stained fingers.
Makes 1 large adult-size smoothie.
P.S. I suspect that this would make a fantastic home-made ice-pop (popsicle).
Sunshine Turmeric Smoothie Ingredients
2 small oranges
1 TBSP flax seeds
5cm piece fresh turmeric (about the size of the first segment of my baby finger)
1 – 1.5 cups coconut milk, cashew milk, or alternative
Sunshine Turmeric Smoothie Directions
- Combine all ingredients in the blender. Blend until smooth (it takes a little longer because of the flax seeds).
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