Once harvested, you can blend in smoothies, bake into chips, put in soups or add to salad greens.
Turmeric has received lots of publicity recently, with claims it could possibly reduce the risk of cancer, has anti-inflammatory properties, benefits cardiovascular health, improves blood sugar levels and may assist in reducing the effects of Alzheimer’s disease.
Plant turmeric rhizomes (underground stems) around 40 centimetres apart, water well and keep moist.
You can add turmeric to scrambled eggs and frittatas, toss it with roasted vegetables, add it to rice dishes, use it in soups, blend it in a smoothie or join the hipsters and make your own turmeric latte.
3. Green Beans
These are full of protein, complex carbohydrates and fibre. They also contain a powerhouse of nutrients including antioxidants, vitamins and minerals such as copper, folate, iron, magnesium, manganese, phosphorous, potassium, and zinc.