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The tasty turmeric smoothie that has anti-inflammatory health benefits

A nutritious start to the day

Sophie Hamilton

Victoria Beckham includes a turmeric shot in her morning breakfast routine and numerous celebrities swear by the drink's many health benefits.

Incorporating the nutritious ingredient into a daily smoothie is one quick and easy way to try it for yourself. Turmeric is used to help treat many health conditions involving pain and inflammation, as well as hay fever, depression and high cholesterol.

The turmeric tonic recipe below, which includes Organic Wildflower Mexican Honey from The Groovy Food Company, is full of health-busting ingredients. Just add the smoothie to your daily routine to reap the rewards.

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Turmeric tonic

INGREDIENTS

Ingredients for a turmeric smoothie

  • 240ml of coconut water
  • 2 tbsp grated turmeric
  • Juice from 1 lemon
  • 1tbsp grated ginger
  • 1 medium carrot
  • 1 tbsp of The Groovy Food Company Mexican Wildflower Honey (or honey from your store cupboard)
  • Pinch of black pepper
  • Pinch of cayenne or cinnamon (you decide!)

smoothie-glass

A healthy smoothie to start your day

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INSTRUCTIONS

Instructions for a turmeric smoothie

Step 1

Place all ingredients into a blender and blend until smooth.

Step 2

Pour into a glass (or strain if you prefer it to be smoother) and enjoy!

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