Not only can it give your immune system a bit of a boost if you need it, it also has the ability to calm it down if it’s over reacting.
An overactive immune system causes problems for anyone with autoimmune problems (such as psoriasis or arthritis) Drugs work to suppress the immune system, but turmeric is clever … it regulates it instead. So, eat turmeric! Add it to omelettes, juice the root and drink it with pear and ginger, sprinkle it into curries – just get more of it in your life.
Here’s another important tip … the body can absorb it 2000% better if it has piperine with it (that’s found in black pepper) So add that too!
Here’s a really simple breakfast pudding you can try …
2 heaped tbsp chia seeds
2 tsp turmeric powder
2 tsp Manuka honey
1 tsp cacao powder
Pinch of black pepper
Stir the honey into the nut milk until it’s completely mixed in. You may need to warm it slightly to do this. Add a spoonful of turmeric and mix it in well. Careful not to get turmeric on stuff – it stains like crazy!! Add the second spoonful and mix again until it’s dissolved.
Stir the chia seeds in a spoonful at a time. They’ll begin to expand. Keep stirring them for about 5-10mins.
Spoon the turmeric pudding into a glass. I’ve layered mine with pomegranate seeds, mini kiwis and bee pollen (sounds posh but it’s all from Lidl!!)
Save a little turmeric pudding at the end. Add the cacao and pepper to this (you may need a drop more milk) Then spoon this on as the final layer of your pudding.
Leave in the fridge overnight or eat right away 🙂