Recipe: Golden Milk Turmeric Tea

I found this turmeric tea recipe in Epicurious and plan to try it out this weekend.  Recipe yields two cups and takes about 20 minutes to make. INGREDIENTS 1 cup unsweetened non-dairy milk, preferably coconut milk beverage or almond milk 1 (3-inch) cinnamon stick 1 (1-inch) piece turmeric, unpeeled, thinly sliced, or 1/2 teaspoon dried turmeric 1 (1/2-inch) piece ginger, unpeeled, thinly sliced 1 tablespoon honey 1 tablespoon virgin coconut oil 1/4 teaspoon whole black peppercorns Ground cinnamon (for serving) PREPARATION Whisk coconut milk, cinnamon, turmeric, ginger, honey, coconut oil, peppercorns, and 1 cup water in a small saucepan;…

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Recipe: Flourless Coconut and Sweet Potato Muffins with Ginger, Cinnamon and Maple Syrup

Just have to share this anti-inflammatory muffin recipe: INGREDIENTS 1 small organic sweet potato, roasted (1 cup, packed) 3 organic free range eggs, lightly beaten ¾ cup of organic canned coconut milk 2 tbsp of organic olive oil ½ cup of pure organic maple syrup 1 cup of organic brown rice flour ¼ cup of organic coconut flour 1 tbsp baking powder ½ tsp pink Himalayan salt 1 tbsp of ground cinnamon 1 tsp of ground ginger ⅛ tsp of ground cloves ⅛ tsp of ground nutmeg PREPARATION Preheat oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit. Oil a 12-hole muffin tray.…

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Recipe: Shrimp and Avocado Taco Salad

INGREDIENTS 1 pound jumbo shrimp 3 limes Salt and pepper, to taste 1 head of romaine lettuce, chopped 1/2 cup cherry or grape tomatoes, halved 1/3 cup cilantro leaves, roughly chopped 2 avocados, chopped 4 Tbsp. olive oil 1 Tbsp. honey 1/2 tsp chili powder Blue corn tortilla chips PREPARATION In a medium bowl, toss shrimp with salt, pepper, and juice from one lime. Sauté shrimp around 1-2 minutes each side, until the shrimp is pink and cooked through. Avoid overcrowding the pan, so you may need to sauté the shrimp in batches. Set aside. Place chopped lettuce, tomatoes,…

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Recipe: Braised Sweet Corn with Chile, Cilantro, Feta and Lime

  Source: Conde Nast Traveler I love corn and so I could not resist sharing this recipe with you. INGREDIENTS 6 ears corn, shucked Kosher salt 3 Tbsp extra-virgin olive oil 2 medium-hot green or red chiles, preferably Fresno, minced 1 shallot, minced 2½ oz [70 g] feta cheese, crumbled Juice of 1 lime ¼ cup [7 g] fresh cilantro leaves PREPARATION Using a knife, shave the corn kernels off the cobs into a medium bowl and set aside. Working over a small bowl, scrape the cobs with the back of the knife to extract the milk. Set aside…

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Recipe: Avocado Egg Salad Cup

Cooking Light INGREDIENTS 1/2 small avocado 1 hard boiled egg, chopped 1/8 teaspoon salt, divided 1 sprig dill, chopped 1/2 teaspoon Greek yogurt 1/2 teaspoon lemon juice PREPARATION In a small bowl, stir together half of the salt, dill, Greek yogurt and lemon juice. Scoop half of the avocado into a bowl, toss with chopped egg and Greek yogurt mixture. Sprinkle remaining salt over the avocado half and fill with avocado-egg salad.

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