Recipe for January 2017

Turmeric Golden Paste   -   Our very own Peggy Harrison grows and processes turmeric in her garden and makes turmeric shots with Honey. 

Golden paste is a turmeric-based paste that taken orally provides health benefits to humans as well as animals (dogs and horses). Turmeric, known for is anti-inflammatory properties and used medicinally for over 4,000 years, is great for arthritis, skin health, immune system, and even cancer. Recent studies have confirmed that it may be as effective as 14 different Rx drugs – without the side effects.

Taking it daily in a paste designed to improve absorption an easy way to tap into its enormous benefits.

How to make Golden Paste:

This recipe for golden paste requires the following ingredients:

½ cup turmeric powder
1 cup water (+ ½ extra if necessary)
1.5 tsp ground black pepper
70 ml olive oil or coconut oil

Directions:

  • Mix water (1 cup) with turmeric powder in a pan and slowly heat it up and stir for 6-10 minutes until you get a thick paste (add the additional ½ cup water if it is too thick).
  • Add black pepper and oil and continue stirring until all the ingredients are fully mixed in together.
  • Allow the paste to cool. Store in the refrigerator in a jar for up to 1 week (some people successfully stored it for 2 weeks).

This recipe was developed by Doug English, a veterinarian who has utilized the ancient healing spice in all manner of animals ranging from dogs to cats to the more exotic types like alpacas and even crocodiles. His research can be found on his website TurmericLife.com.au, where he tells the story of how he used his mixtures on horses, which began to thrive under his care thanks to this “miracle” spice.

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