Immunity Boosting Juice (Lemon, Ginger & Turmeric)

Now here’s a recipe that I can guarantee will make you feel better!

One morning earlier this summer, I woke up with a sore back, heavy eyes and a headache. You know that dreaded feeling. It had been a few weeks of sickness in my household, and I really didn’t feel like being sick. So I whipped up this concoction in my kitchen randomly, full of things I already had in my fridge; ingredients I know that are good to kick start your immune system and quite possibly give a jolt of “good health”.

Sure enough, immediately afterward, I had a boost of energy and managed to do what I needed to do for the rest of the day.

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Spanish-Style Vegan Rice (Paella)

While making this Spanish-style rice for dinner last week, I was reminded of little Spanish memories in my life, such as the semester in high school I spent learning Spanish and also the trips to Spain as a child.

But most of all, I recalled a fun little fact about me: that I’ve been asked if I was Spanish more times than I can count, possibly due to my dark hair and eyes. Isn’t that funny? I’ll take it!

Anyway, I digress. This Spanish-style vegan rice was my first foray into Spanish cuisine. It was a modest foray, as paella is very easy to do, but it was so enjoyable. And the colours. THOSE COLOURS! I loved cooking this, and it’s so delicious and healthy too.

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Easy Detoxifying Turmeric Juice

This post is dedicated to my best friend in London, who once told me that she consumes so much turmeric that she’s “pretty sure all my insides are orange”. Ha! Well, my sweet orange friend, here’s another turmeric recipe to add to your repertoire.

The benefits of turmeric is well documented and was even used as medication centuries ago in ancient India. It’s a common spice added to a lot of Asian dishes (did you know it’s a cousin of ginger?), and I couldn’t be more pleased of how easy it was to add to a juice – the results being a very refreshing, tasty drink.

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