A foamy golden milk version with great anti-inflammatory properties

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Golden milk is a very popular and delicious recipe from Ayurveda. This Turmeric Latte recipe is made using milk, spices and honey – or sweeteners of your choice.

The seasoning mix used has turmeric as its main ingredient, a spice with anti-inflammatory properties that helps boost immunity and is considered by Ayurveda to be a powerful remedy. In addition, pepper and cinnamon also support immunity and are thermogenic.

This turmeric Latte recipe is perfect to replace your regular Latte in the middle of the day, sweet, hot and delicious! Don’t forget to rate this recipe and leave your thoughts in the comments!

Photo of Golden Milk/Turmeric Latte served in a double glass cup on top of a decorated napkin. On the side, there is cinnamon and turmeric to decorate.

Turmeric Latte/Golden milk

A foamy golden milk version with great anti-inflammatory properties
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Course Breakfast, Drinks
Cuisine Ayurveda
Servings 2
Calories 232 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 500 ml milk or vegan alternatives like almond, soy, cashew drink
  • 2 tbsp turmeric
  • 1 pinch Black pepper
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 2 tsp honey/coconut sugar
  • 1-2 tbsp coconut flour for a more like pudding consistency (optional)

Instructions
 

  • Heat the milk/vegan drink and mix it with honey/coconut sugar or even xylit/stevia if you want a low-carb version.
  • Foam 1/4 of the amount of milk with a mixer. Mix the spices with the rest of the liquid.
  • Add some foamed milk to a glass and then pour the golden mixture you got in the previous step.
  • Add some foam on top, just like you would do for a latte macchiato.
    If you want to make it even more luscious, use some cream/coconut cream on top and you will transform your gold milk into an irresistible Starbucks-like drink.
  • Optional: If you prefer a thicker consistency, simply mix all the ingredients with 1-2tablespoons of coconut flour and let it sit a few minutes

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Notes

The caloric value was calculated per serving.
Instead of sugar, you can add xlyt/stevia, especially if you have diabetes
Benefits
Curcuma is a real medicine for your body and you should integrate it as often as possible in your dishes. In Ayurveda, is used to balance all three doshas. If used in excess, it increases vata and pitta energy.
A small amount o black pepper will improve the absorption of curcumin, the active ingredient in turmeric.
Qualities of Curcuma according to Ayurveda: light, spicy, warming, bitter.
Do you know what a dosha is? Find out your dosha here.
Keyword Ayurveda, Healthy food

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