Get Nourished recipes: Turmeric blends for mild joint pain relief
This week on Get Nourished, Luke Hines and Zoe Bingley-Pullin are spicing up their blends with a dose of turmeric to help relieve mild joint aches and swelling.
Help support your joints to get through the day comfortably with these turmeric-based blends.
Add it to your home remedy kit to help relieve mild joint aches, pain and swelling.
Try these tantalising turmeric-inspired recipes by Luke Hines and Zoe Bingley-Pullin, as seen on Get Nourished on The House of Wellness TV show.
Luke Hines’ Tantalising Turmeric Tango
1 cup frozen banana, sliced
1 cup frozen mango, diced
1 cup frozen pineapple chunks, and a few squares reserved for garnish
1 cup canned coconut milk
1 tbsp fresh grated turmeric or 1/2 tsp ground turmeric
1 lime, juice and zest
1 tbsp toasted coconut flakes, to garnish
Water, as needed to loosen consistency
Except for the coconut flakes, put all ingredients into a powerful blender and blitz until smooth and creamy. Add a splash of water if needed for a looser consistency.
Serve and garnish the blend with some reserved mango chunks and toasted coconut flakes. Enjoy.
Zoe Bingley-Pullin’s Green Chilli Turmeric Hummus
1 x 400g canned chickpeas, rinsed and drained
1-2 tsp turmeric powder
1/3 cup tahini
1 green chilli, seeds removed
1-2 garlic cloves, crushed
2 tbsp lemon juice
1/2 tsp lemon zest
2-3 tbsp extra virgin olive oil, add more if needed
pinch salt and pepper, to taste
For the topping
1 red chilli, finely sliced
1-2 tbsp pine nuts
2 tbsp mint leaves, finely chopped
To make the hummus, combine all of the ingredients in a food processor and blend. Add a splash of extra olive oil or water until a smooth consistency is reached before seasoning to taste, and set aside.
Top the blend with some pomegranate, chilli, pine nuts and mint leaves to serve.