In this Ayurvedic spin on horchata—a Mexican drink made from rice—the traditional seasoning of cinnamon is boosted by fresh turmeric, a powerful superfood that has been shown to reduce inflammation and lower blood pressure and cholesterol.



Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • In a blender, process rice, 3 cups water, honey, vanilla, turmeric, and cinnamon until very smooth. Strain mixture through a sieve; discard solids. Serve over ice, sprinkled with more cinnamon.


Cook's Notes

Fresh turmeric has the highest nutritional payoff, but ground and cold-pressed pack a punch, too. Aim for two teaspoons a day to feel the effects.