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Turmeric Recipes

Turmeric Recipes for Your Low-Cholesterol Diet


Updated May 17, 2011

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Ground Turmeric

Ground Turmeric

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Wondering how to add turmeric to your diet? Here are several suggestions for including this tasty, healthful spice in your diet plan.


Turmeric Tea (Tip: use low-fat milk in this recipe).

Meat and Poultry

Crockpot Chicken and Chickpea Stew

Marinated Chicken Kebabs

Pomegranate Chicken

Chicken Dopiaza

Low-Fat Spicy Burgers With Yogurt Dressing


Curried Quinoa and Peas

Vegan Spanish Paella

Quick Tofu Scramble With Salsa

Curried Hummus

Yellow Dhal

Indian Lemon Rice


Spice Rubbed Cod

Note: Be sure to ask your physician if turmeric should be increased in your diet or not. Turmeric may interact with certain medications.

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