Cooking With Spices: Turmeric

Cooking with TurmericLearn to spice things up with healthy cooking on YogaLife! As their resident chef, I’ll show you just how easy it is to add flavor to every-day meals by using spices and foods that heal.

This month on Yoga Life, my video features turmeric.

Turmeric has many health benefits and is currently being studied for it’s ability to soothe skin disorders like psoriasis, calm the nervous system, and even fight cancer.

  • Baked Salmon with Mango Salsa
    Tart turmeric mellows with sweet mango to make a light salsa for juicy salmon.
  • BBQ Sauce
    Make your summer cook out special with this savory barbeque sauce is great for tofu, chicken, or shrimp.
  • Fall Corn Chowder
    Winter soups warm and satisfy. I added turmeric to help your skin fight off drying winter weather.
  • Shrimp Paella
    I added tart turmeric to creamy rice for my seafood paella. It’s provide a warm yellow tinge that is traditionally made by saffron in traditional Spanish recipes for paella.
  • Spiced Popcorn Snack
    Enjoy a movie snack that packs the punch of spice. Sweet chili powder combined with turmeric makes this high fiber treat savory and satisfying.
  • Spinach Artichoke Dip
    Turmeric brings a golden color to the recipe make-over for creamy spinach dip.


  1. I’ve been looking for more ways to use turmeric as i thought it was only used in currys. The popcorn recipie sounds very interesting

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