Orange, Ginger, and Turmeric Smoothie

If you've ever wondered what sunshine tastes like, look no further. This smoothie should be called sunshine in a glass. The combination of orange, ginger and turmeric will wake up you up and delight your senses. As both ginger and turmeric come from the same family, their taste profiles complement each other very well. Give it a try, you won't be dissappointed. 

This Orange, Ginger and Turmeric Smoothie is packed with vitamins B and C, potassium, and folate. The ginger and turmeric provide antioxidants, and anti inflammatory phytonutrients. Curcumin, the active component of turmeric has long believed to have medicinal properties including inhibition of cancer cells as well as protecting against Alzheimer's disease.

 

Ingredients:

  • 2 oranges, quartered and peeled
  • 1 tbsp ginger, grated 
  • 1 large or 2 small bananas
  • 1 tsp turmeric, ground
  • 1.5 cups plain yogurt
 Turmeric's active ingredient curcumin is thought to provide antioxidant  and anti inflammatory benefits.  

Turmeric's active ingredient curcumin is thought to provide antioxidant  and anti inflammatory benefits.  

Method:

  1. Place orange quarters in blender with 1/4 cup of water. Blend until smooth.
  2. Add grated ginger, bananas, turmeric and yogurt.
  3. Blend until smooth.

Makes 2 servings