Golden Turmeric Latte

Turmeric has been gaining attention for its many health benefits, though it’s been used in Ayruvedic traditional medicine for thousands of years. As more research is done, curcumin, the main medicinal component in turmeric, looks to be a powerful antioxidant and anti-inflammatory agent.  It’s anti-inflammatory effects benefit a range of conditions such as metabolic syndrome, degenerative eye disorders, arthritis, hyperlipemia and chronic pain. It may even help reduce the swelling and soreness induced through exercise. One issue that has been found with curcumin is that is not easily absorbed into our bodies; however, a component in black pepper helps increase that absorption. This recipe features both and is perfect for cozying up in your favorite blanket on a cold night.

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Elotes (Street Corn) with Avocado & Yogurt Sauce

Elotes are a classic Mexican street food. Roasty sweet corn with a limey cream sauce, topped with cheese—and some chili spice if you’re up for it. ¡Es como un sueño!

You can also make a salad version of this by cutting the corn off the cob and mixing it with the sauce in a bowl, it’s such a tasty way to dress a salad.

What is unique about this version of the recipe is the use of plain 2% Greek yogurt. Greek yogurt is high in protein, full of probiotics and tastes just like sour cream, making it a more nutritious alternative that you can use for anything from topping off tacos or chili to paprikash or ranch dip. Try making the swap in your favorite recipes.

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