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Turmeric Recipes

Turmeric Recipes for Your Low-Cholesterol Diet

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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.

Beverages

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

Vegetarian

Curried Quinoa and Peas

Vegan Spanish Paella

Quick Tofu Scramble With Salsa

Curried Hummus

Yellow Dhal

Indian Lemon Rice

Seafood

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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