Turmeric Salad Dressing

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Turmeric is related to the ginger plant has been used for thousands of years to treat a variety of health conditions. Its most common use is in curry, but there are so many things you can use turmeric for!

It has a great anti inflammatory effect which may help reduce pain from osteoarthritis. It also has anti-oxidant effects and some studies have shown that it may help to reduce plaque build up in the arteries which can cause a heart attack. Research is pretty consistent in showing that turmeric helps relieve indigestion. It stimulates the gallbladder to produce bile which helps improve digestion. Turmeric has also been shown to relieve gas and bloating.

Try this salad dressing for another great way to get turmeric in your diet! Making your own salad dressing is super easy and so much better for you than buying pre made dressings at the store!

 

Ingredients

1 tsp of ground turmeric
1/2 tsp fine sea salt
1/4 tsp ground black pepper
1/4 tsp garlic powder
1 tsp of dried dill weed
2 tsp of coconut sugar
3 Tbsp of champagne vinegar
1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil

Directions

Put all ingredients in a glass jar or bottle bottle with a tight fitting lid. Shake well! Pour and toss over your favorite salad greens.

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 About Tracy Konoske, MS, RDN

meet_tracyTracy Konoske is an eclectic clinician and uses a blend of natural, integrative, functional, and personalized medicine to help her patients feel their best.  Tracy understands that there are 4 drivers of chronic disease:  Toxins, Infections, Stress, and Diet.  And it's often a combination of all 4 that lead to a chronic health condition, and thus it takes a treatment plan addressing each of the 4 to resolve and reclaim good health.  Tracy has recovered from 2 "perfect storm" situations which had drastic effects on her health and led to multiple mystery illnesses and diagnosis including Lyme.

By reducing the burden of these triggers, Tracy is successfully resolving:

  • Fatigue (anemia's, adrenals, thyroid-related, chronic fatigue syndrome, ME-CFS)
  • Auto Immune Conditions (Hashimoto's, Lupus, MS, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Celiac)
  • Mental Health Conditions (anxiety, depression, OCD, ADD/ADHD)
  • Cognitive Dysfunction (trouble concentrating, forgetfulness, symptoms of early Alzheimer's)
  • Digestive Disorders (low hydrochloric acid, "leaky gut", Candida Albicans, Small Intestine Bacterial Overgrowth SIBO, IBS, Crohn's Disease, Ulcerative Colitis)
  • Migraines and chronic headaches
If you've one or more of the above-mentioned conditions, or have been told you have Lyme or chronic Lyme,  there's a good chance you are in the right place.If you have a history of chronic sore throats, tonsillitis or tonsillectomy, mononucleosis, glandular fever, shingles, and/or cold sores, there's a good chance you are in the right place.

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