Stay Cool: 5 Ways to Use Aranyam's Natural Turmeric This Summer
Summer is here, and with it comes the scorching heat that can leave us feeling drained and dehydrated. The heatwaves are going to be brutal, and we need to be in the best of our health to face the high temperatures.
Most refreshing beverages available in the market contain high sugar and unnatural ingredients. But did you know that Aranyam’s Natural Turmeric Health Blends, can also help you beat the heat and keep you healthy and fit for the summer? In this blog, we'll explore five delicious beverages that will keep you healthy, cool, and refreshed all summer long.
- Turmeric Iced Tea
Iced tea is a classic summer beverage, but have you tried adding turmeric to it? Not only does turmeric add a beautiful golden colour to your tea, but it also has anti-inflammatory properties that can help reduce the risk of sunburn. To make turmeric iced tea, simply brew your favourite tea as usual, add a pinch of our turmeric powder, and sweeten with honey or sugar to taste. Serve over ice and garnish with a slice of lemon or lime for a refreshing twist.
- Golden Milk
Golden milk, also known as turmeric latte, is a popular beverage that's made with turmeric, milk, and spices such as cinnamon and ginger. Not only is golden milk delicious, but it's also known for its anti-inflammatory and immune-boosting properties. To make golden milk, combine milk, turmeric powder, cinnamon, ginger, and a pinch of black pepper in a saucepan. OR you can choose from one of our wide range of Turmeric Health Blends that combine our High Curcumin Lakadong Turmeric with Ginger, Black Pepper, and Cardamom as well. Heat on low until the mixture is hot but not boiling. Sweeten with honey or sugar and enjoy.
- Turmeric Smoothie
Smoothies are a great way to beat the heat and stay hydrated during the summer months. Adding turmeric to your smoothie not only adds a pop of colour but also provides health benefits such as reducing inflammation and improving digestion. To make a turmeric smoothie, blend together frozen mango or pineapple, a banana, coconut milk, and our infamous Turmeric Mix with Black Pepper and Cinnamon until smooth. Serve chilled and enjoy.
- Turmeric Lemonade
Lemonade or Nimbu Paani/ Shikanji is a summer staple, but let’s add a pinch of turmeric to it! Turmeric lemonade adds a unique flavour while keeping you fresh and cool. To make turmeric lemonade, combine lemon juice, water, turmeric powder, and honey or maple syrup in a pitcher. Stir well and serve over ice. Garnish with a slice of lemon or lime and a sprig of mint for a refreshing twist.
- Turmeric Infused Water
Infused water is a simple and refreshing way to stay hydrated during the summer months. Adding turmeric to your infused water not only adds a subtle flavour but also provides you with health benefits. To make turmeric infused water, simply add a few teaspoons of Aranyam’s natural turmeric to a pitcher of water and let it sit in the refrigerator for a few hours. Serve chilled and enjoy.
In conclusion, turmeric is a versatile spice that can be used in a variety of beverages to beat the summer heat. Think of us the next time you make a beverage with turmeric. Our organic turmeric health blends are high in curcumin (7-10%) and provide you with an array of health benefits. Whether you prefer iced tea, smoothies, or lemonade, adding turmeric to your favourite summer beverage not only adds a unique flavour but also provides health benefits such as reducing inflammation and improving digestion. So, the next time you're feeling the heat, reach for a turmeric-infused beverage and stay cool and refreshed all summer long!