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  • To Your Health-Three Tasty & Easy Ways to Reap The Healing Power of Ancient SUperfoods During Flu/Cold Season

    Published on September 15, 2020

    BAYONNE, NJ:When no less an authority than the National Institutes of Health touts the potential health benefits of ginger, garlic, and turmeric, there’s a good reason to follow in our ancestors’ footsteps and make these natural healers a part of our diet.

    The ancestors didn’t know about immunity or free radicals or antioxidants. They just knew that certain foods could bring relief from a host of ailments, from nausea, inflammation, and joint pain to respiratory problems and tumors.

    Our wise forebears had to hunt, harvest, peel, and chop these natural healers. Today, many healthful roots and herbs are readily available in super-convenient, fresh-to-frozen cubes from Dorot Gardens. Just pop out a pre-measured cube (1 cube = 1 tsp.) as desired. No waste, no mess – only fresh-tasting goodness that’s available whenever you need it.

    With cold and flu season fast approaching – and to celebrate turmeric, the latest addition to Dorot’s popular line of frozen seasonings – Dorot offers up some super-simple recipes that harness the immunity-boosting powers of turmeric and two other ancient favorites: ginger and garlic. Turmeric is prized for its many health benefits including anti inflammation, antioxidant rich and immune support Its been said that Ginger helps removes toxins from the body, helps prevent infections and promotes heart health.  And who doesn’t love Garlic?  Aside from the amazing flavor, Garlic is also a detoxifier and has been said to help lower bad cholesterol. Eat and drink to your health with this ultimate kitchen hack! 

    Dorot’s all-natural products are free of artificial preservatives and ingredients. They are vegan, gluten-free, and free of dairy, soy, or nuts. They are also non-GMO, OU kosher, and halal. Find them in the frozen vegetable section of your favorite grocery store. Dorot Gardens products are distributed by KAYCO.

     Morning Detox Drink

    ·      1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar

    ·      1 tablespoon lemon juice, freshly squeezed

    ·      1 cube Dorot Gardens New! Turmeric

    ·      1 cube Dorot Gardens Ginger

    ·      1 cup hot or warm water

    ·      1/2 tablespoon pure maple syrup or honey, or more to taste (optional, to sweeten)

    ·      pinch of cayenne pepper powder

    Directions:

    Mix all ingredients together with hot water, stir and enjoy.

    Golden Turmeric Latte

    • 1/2 cup (120ml) of an unsweetened milk or milk alternative of your choice
    • 1 cube Dorot Gardens New! Turmeric
    • 1 cube Dorot Gardens Ginger
    • 1/2 tsp of cinnamon powder
    • 1 pinch of ground black pepper
    • 1 tsp. honey or maple syrup (optional)

    Directions:

    Simply mix all ingredients in a small saucepan or pot and bring to a boil. Reduce the heat and simmer for about 5 minutes. Strain the drink through a fine strainer into mugs and top with a pinch of cinnamon.

    Ginger Tea

    ·       1 cube Dorot Gardens Ginger

    ·       1 cup boiling water

    Directions:

    Stir together and strain. Discard ginger pieces and serve with honey, lemon, and cinnamon if desired.

    Garlic Infused Oils

    ·       8.5 ounces of olive oil

    ·       4 cubes of Dorot Gardens Garlic

    Directions:

    Place olive oil and garlic cubes in bottle with air tight lid or cap. Shake vigorously. Allow the garlic to infuse for a few days for full flavor. Serve as a bread dip, in salads, or over pasta.  Keep refrigerated.  For added flavor add a cube of Dorot Gardens Basil or Cilantro.

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