Recipe of the Month

Updated: May 28

By Misti Blu Day McDermott

Food is fuel and it keeps our body full of nutrients and minerals, which we need to function. We are destined to age, but why not do it well? This blend of herbs and spices has been around for a long time, used in Ayurvedic medicine. The selected blend has many anti-cancer, anti-inflammatory and anti-diabetic properties that also reduce risks for heart disease and brain diseases. How does that work? By keeping your body in homeostasis, you can prevent illness. Antioxidants, fiber, minerals and vitamins, also encompassed in this healing mix, may help both your body and mind.

Sprinkle it on your cereal, oatmeal, toast, or mix it into your smoothie blend. Add it to your desserts, muffins, brownies and baked goods. Top in on sweet potatoes, coffee or fresh fruit. You can also heat this blend in warm coconut milk with honey and sip it as a tea. This is an easy way to maximize your health and get natural plant-based benefits. Below are the adaptogenic herbs and spices in the blend, and what they are known for.

Carob

  1. Rich in calcium

  2. High in fiber and protein

  3. Diarrhea relief

  4. Antioxidants

  5. Caffeine free

  6. Tastes like chocolate

  7. Excellent source of vitamins and minerals

Maca

  1. Increases stamina

  2. Balances deficiencies

  3. Supports fertility

  4. Balance hormones for both men and women

  5. Immune support and circulation

  6. 19 essential amino acids

  7. Rich in vitamins and minerals

  8. Alleviates Chronic Fatigue

  9. Reduces signs of aging

  10. Enhances memory

Cinnamon

  1. Loaded with antioxidants

  2. Anti-inflammatory properties

  3. Reduces risk of heart disease

  4. Great for diabetics

  5. Reduces high cholesterol, lowers lipids

  6. Helps metabolism

  7. Protects neurons and brain health

  8. Anti-microbial and anti-cancer

Turmeric

  1. Antioxidants and anti-inflammatory

  2. Used in medicine for thousands of years

  3. Improves brain function and reduces risk of brain degenerative diseases

  4. Lowers risk of heart disease

  5. Can help prevent cancer

  6. Helps with arthritis and pain

  7. Helps with depression

  8. Anti-aging

Ashwagandha Root

  1. Ancient medicinal herb

  2. Anti-cancer properties

  3. Reduces cortisol level

  4. Reduce stress, depression and anxiety

  5. Improve muscle mass and strength

  6. May reduce inflammation and lower cholesterol

Lemon Balm

  1. Eases stress and anxiety

  2. Great for heartburn and indigestion, cold sores, insomnia and high cholesterol

  3. Excellent use for brain health

  4. Calming

Nutmeg

  1. Relieves pain

  2. Soothes indigestion

  3. Improve skin quality

  4. Reduce insomnia

  5. Support immune health

  6. Improve cognitive function

  7. Improves circulation

Ginger

  1. Anti-inflammatory

  2. Anti-nausea

  3. Antioxidants

  4. Reduces muscle pain and soreness

  5. Helps with joint health

  6. Reduce heart disease

  7. Helps with indigestion

  8. Reduce menstrual pain

  9. Lower cholesterol

  10. Anti-cancer properties

  11. Improves brain function

*Please consult with your doctor before adding spices into your diet if you are on certain medications

Healing Sprinkles by Wildling Apothecary

Misti Blu Day McDermott

@mistibluday

@WildlingApothecaryUS

mistibludream.com/shop

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