• Lemon Asparagus Orzo

    Lemon Asparagus Orzo

    Don’t you love that beautiful yellow color? I will tell you the secret: turmeric! Turmeric is closely related to ginger (it looks very similar on the outside), and the powder has a gorgeous, vivid yellow color. Turmeric is used commonly in Indian cooking, and is known for many health benefits (although some studies show mixed results). Health benefits include antidepressant effects, steady blood sugar levels in diabetes, anti-inflammatory effects and it even contains a compound called curcumin that may help fight viral infections. Even though there is not a lot of strong evidence for any of these benefits, I still like to sprinkle turmeric on my food whenever I can!…