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Turmeric has been so buzzy for so long that it has finally made its way to the Starbucks menu. And it’s no wonder why people love the spice: You can use turmeric to help with everything from tooth whitening and skin brightening to bloat busting.

An obvious upside of turmeric’s popularity is the abundance of bright and beautiful recipes that feature the anti-inflammatory ingredient, meaning you can whip up a morning (or bedtime!) turmeric smoothie from the comfort of your own kitchen—and, of course, post the vividly hued concoction to social media.

Scroll down for 10 healthy—and seriously photogenic—turmeric smoothie recipes.

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1. Turmeric Pineapple And Kiwi Kale Smoothie

If one anti-inflammatory ingredient won’t do, here’s a recipe that adds another with OG superfood kale. This two-toned drink contains of a mixture of pineapple and kiwi for some tropical drink vibes.

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Photo: The Vegan Psyche

2. Healing Golden Smoothie

Feeling anxious? Dealing with acid reflux? There’s a (turmeric) smoothie for that. This vegan version, which also includes holy basil and aloe vera gel, incorporates frozen bananas to keep things creamy and dairy-free.

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3. Superfoods Detox Smoothie

You may never feel bloated again after drinking this one, which includes *so* many superfoods: chia seeds, turmeric, ginger, and Brazil nuts, to name a few.

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4. Ginger Turmeric Carrot Smoothie

The vibrancy of turmeric gets amped up in this drink with the help of cara cara oranges, butternut squash, mango, and carrots. Ginger gives all that natural sweetness a little kick.

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5. Apple, Beet, And Turmeric Anti-Inflammatory Juice

Aside from turmeric, this recipe is also packed with beets, cucumbers, and ginger—all known for their anti-inflammatory properties.

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6. Lemon Turmeric Smoothie With Chia Seeds

Turmeric’s strong flavor isn’t for everyone. This chia seed-packed recipe mellows that taste under layers of lemon and banana goodness.

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7. Turmeric Mango Smoothie With Bee Pollen, Ginger, And Maca

For a smoothie that is equal parts sweet, tangy, and tropical, try this recipe. Aside from the bloat-reducing properties of many of the main ingredients, this recipe also features maca, an adaptogen that’s great for your mood and energy levels.

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Photo: Laura Lea Balanced

8. Power C Sunshine Smoothie

Think of this as an end-of-summer smoothie. According to chef Laura Lea, the combination of vitamin C and turmeric can help repair the sun damage from those outdoor yoga sessions.

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9. 6-Ingredient Bloat-Busting Pineapple Smoothie

This drink sounds oh-so refreshing: pineapple, cucumber, coconut water, ginger, turmeric, and ice. Just thinking about it makes you exhale and go “ahhh.”

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10. Golden Milk Frappuccino

A paleo and vegan drink, this frappucino can be made cold or hot—something to keep in mind as we move into PSL season.

To get the most out of your turmeric, try these creative ways to cook with the spice or whip up this DIY face mask