Turmeric milk is a traditional Ayurveda recipe used commonly to relieve cold, flu, and respiratory symptoms. It also happens to be extremely delicious, warming, and delightful.
Turmeric is a strong antioxidant, antiviral, anti-bacterial, and anti-inflammatory. An herbal dosage is actually 3 tsp, therefore, this drink won’t be enough to remedy all of your health ailments but it will surely offer a delicious start in the right direction.
Golden Milk (Turmeric Tea Latte) Recipe
Prep: 1 min
Cook: 4 mins
Total: 5 mins
Author: Marina Zahran (Do Good. Be Well.)
Golden Milk (aka Turmeric Tea) is an ancient drink to relieve many ailments and support immune functioning.
2 ½ cups of Cashew milk
1 tsp Turmeric
½ tsp Cinnamon
1 tsp of Raw Honey
Pinch of ground black pepper
Fresh ginger root (1 inch, peeled and chopped)
1. Add honey into a small saucepan on low heat.
2. Add turmeric and cinnamon with honey and whisk until fully blended and homogenous (2-3 minutes)
3. Add cashew milk into saucepan and continue to whisk (2-3 minutes)
4. Pour into a cup and enjoy!
Milk: feel free to choose any milk substitute that you like (i.e. while milk, coconut, oat, soy, etc)
Raw Honey: maple syrup or agave
Cinnamon: pumpkin spice
Ginger: ¼ tsp of ginger powder
Vata Pitta Kapha Considerations:
Vata: Substitute whole milk
Pitta: Substitute coconut milk
Kapha: Substitute almond Milk and add additional raw ginger