Golden milk

Golden Milk

This golden milk recipe suggests adding 1 tsp of turmeric to 2 cups of the milk of choice, either dairy milk or a dairy-free alternative, such as coconut milk or almond milk. Try adding a pinch of ground black pepper, which could enhance the effects of the turmeric. Adding black pepper to golden milk may help the body absorb turmeric. A review of curcumin and health says that a compound found in black pepper can help increase the bioavailability of turmeric by up to 2,000%. Many recipes also suggest that adding extra fat, such as coconut or almond oil to the milk, may help the body absorb the turmeric better.

People can also add half a teaspoon of cinnamon powder, 1 tsp of honey, or 1 tsp of maple syrup for taste.

You can either drink golden milk or use it as a base for other recipes, such as soups or dressings.

Turmeric Tea Recipe (How to Make Golden Milk)

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Turmeric tea (also called golden milk) is a great way to get the benefits of turmeric daily. Find out how to make this ancient health-boosting drink in under 5 minutes!

2 cups milk of choice, such as almond, pecan, coconut, or dairy, or use bone broth in place of the milk for a more hearty tea
1 tsp turmeric
½ tsp cinnamon powder
pinch ground black pepper
a tiny piece of freshly peeled ginger root or ¼ tsp ginger powder
pinch of cayenne pepper optional
1 tsp raw honey or maple syrup or to taste optional

1. Blend all ingredients, except pepper, in a high-speed blender until smooth.

2. Pour into a small saucepan and heat for 3-5 minutes over medium heat until hot, but not boiling.

3. Add the pepper, stir to combine. Drink immediately.

This may stain blenders and countertops. The color will eventually fade, but making a thick paste of baking soda and water and scrubbing the stain can help.

  • Recipe can be halved or doubled if needed.
  • This pre-made turmeric ginger broth is perfect for the bone broth option.


    Serving: 1/2 cup | Calories: 61kcal | Carbohydrates: 4.4g | Protein: 1.9g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 0.3g | Fiber: 1.9g | Sugar: 2.5g

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