Margie’s Magic Mixers

Out with Salt and Pepper – Make your own Mixers

 

These super food condiments can be shaken on anything and everything.

Margie’s Dukkah recipe

Course dukkah used for dipping in olive oil
Course dukkah used for dipping in olive oil

Quick and easy.

  1. Dry roast the nuts and  till golden brown (Coriander seeds starts popping. Remove skins where necessary)
  2. When cool place all ingredients in your blender. Keep course for dipping into olive oil. Blend till fine for seasoning.
  3. Place in your glass jar shaker and use with guy abandon. Delicious and nutritious .

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 t organic dried lemon peel
  • 1/2 cup almonds or hazelnuts or pine nuts or macadamia nuts
  • 1/2 cup sesame seeds
  • 2 tablespoons coriander seeds
  • 2 tablespoons  cumin seeds
  • 2t freshly ground black pepper
  • 1t good quality salt( Himalayan/Celtic/Maldon)
  • 1/2 t chilli powder

Chia Seeds

 Chia seeds - packed with nutrition
Chia seeds – packed with nutrition

Recommended dose per day for a adult is one tablespoon. Chia seed are good for you because:

  • contains omega 3 for brain and heart health
  • contains fiber to improve digestion
  • has five times more calcium than milk
  • contains seven times more Vitamin C than oranges
  • contains more iron than spinach
  • contains twice the amount of potassium than in bananas
  • they are 20% protein
  • they balance your blood sugar

Turmeric

Turmeric - Nature's heaing super food
Turmeric – Nature’s heaing super food

The active ingredient curcumin has been found to be responsible for the following:

  • anti viral
  • anti inflammatory
  • may help ward off dementia
  • can reduce risk of cancer
  • may reduce the risk of heart attack and stroke
  • combats inflammatory disease
  • helps fight colds and flu
  • assists diabetes sufferers

Cayenne

"Cayenne for the pain"
“Cayenne for the pain”

A good reason to include Cayenne in your mix is because it:

  • raises metabolism
  • useful for cleansing and detoxing
  • stimulates circulation
  • neutralizes acidity
  • assists with heart burn, tremors, gout, nausea and tonsillitis
  • is an anti irritant – eases upset stomach and irritation cough
  • is an anti cold and flu agent
  • supports weight loss
  • a remedy for tooth ache -use as preventative for gum disease
  • is an anti allergen
  • prevents migraine head aches
  • helps produce saliva
  • it is helpful for blood clots
  • relieves joint pain
  • is a possible anti cancer agent

Reference: GHC (Global Healing Centre)

Psyllium husks

Psyllium seed husks - great source of dietary fiber
Psyllium seed husks – great source of dietary fiber

Psyllium seed husks are a source of soluble dietary fiber and is used to:

  • treat high cholesterol
  • control certain types of diabetes
  • alleviate constipation
  • relieve diarrhea
  • help irritable bowel syndrome

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