Have you joined in on the turmeric craze? If not, you need to find out what you’re missing. This vivid and vibrant spice has numerous benefits, and it also has the bonus of being tasty in a wide variety of recipes and adding a beautiful dash of color. Our amazing bloggers have lots of tips for you to incorporate turmeric into your recipes, like in drinks, curries, desserts, and rice dishes! Check out these recipes from our Food Monster App that let turmeric shine!

1. Turmeric Drinks

Warm Ginger Turmeric Milk

Image Source: Warm Ginger Turmeric Milk


Golden milk is all the rage right now, and we totally understand why. It’s nutritious, extremely comforting, calming, and delicious! Turmeric’s nutritional benefits are the star in warm turmeric drinks. Pairing it with ginger, like in this Warm Ginger Turmeric Milk from Caroline Doucet, adds a complexity of flavor that you’ll find utterly awesome. If you’re feeling a little run down, try a plant-based solution to help you perk up, like this Healing Turmeric Golden Juice from Celeste Meredith. Put a sunshine-y smile on your face with Buffy-Ellen Gill‘s Sunshine Turmeric Latte. If you feel like your body needs a bit of cleansing, try out this Carrot Orange Pineapple Detox Juice from Nicole Dunai!

2. Turmeric Curries

Image Source: Turmeric Golden Mashed Potatoes With Curried Gravy

Turmeric is often a featured ingredient in Indian recipes, particularly curries as it is a main ingredient in curry powder. If you like curry, chances are you like turmeric! Plus, how can you not love the amazing hue of these Turmeric Golden Mashed Potatoes With Curried Gravy from Melanie SorrentinoKristen Genton‘s Chickpea and Cauliflower Curry will make for a satisfying and tasty dinner. For more cauliflower curry, check out this Cauliflower Gashi: Spicy Cauliflower Curry from Rinku Bhattacharya! You can even make your curry portable by whipping up a High-Protein Curry Chickpea Sandwich from Annabelle Randles!

3. Turmeric Desserts

Image Source: Turmeric Tahini Banana Bread


When you think turmeric, you may not immediately think of desserts. But trust us, it’s a marvelous addition to your standard sweet treats! This Turmeric Tahini Banana Bread from Sarah and Peter Hagstrom will be your new go-to banana bread recipe! Tahini and turmeric also make a great pair in these Tahini Turmeric Cookies from Katarina Hawk. For a nutritious and delicious cute little treat that also has variations so you won’t ever get bored, try out these Raw Macaroons Four Ways from Super Powders by Katrine van Wyk!

4. Turmeric Rice

Image Source: Turmeric Leek Risotto

Turmeric rice dishes are the epitome of a comforting and satisfying recipe. The nourishment you’ll get from them is almost as good as the incredible flavor! This Turmeric Leek Risotto from Kristina Jug & Mitja Bezenšek is perfect for a warm dinner on a chilly evening. For a versatile and great side to a wide variety of entrees, make this Turmeric Coconut Rice from Tara Binder! If you need a recipe that’s basically like a hug in a bowl, Marta Ansaldo and Mimma Sangiorgio‘s Raw Mushroom Soup With Turmeric Rice is the answer.

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