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.

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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • 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.

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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.

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