This morning I was browsing through some photos from last year and found these from when we made a quick dose of turmeric paste, and decided to share it with you.
Whenever one of us is sick, turmeric is the thing we always reach out for. Besides being an amazing anti-inflammatory, it has also been shown to work as anti-tumor, antibacterial, and antimicrobial.
Making a paste out of it is a good way to keep turmeric at reach and quick to use, either in cooking or in teas and smoothies.
OK, so it's fairly easy. You'll only need:
☾ spring water ☾ powdered turmeric ☾ grounded black pepper (don't skip this one! You'll need it to help absorb the curcumin present in turmeric)
Mix all the ingredients and stir it on medium-heat for about 5 minutes, until a bit thick. Then store it, and voilà!
If you have a fridge, you should store it inside and it will last a couple weeks. After making this one, as we don't have a fridge, it quickly turned. So I'm thinking next time I will do it with olive oil instead to preserve it for longer! Or, even better, coconut oil!
Have you ever tried turmeric paste? What are your favorite ways of using it? ♡