{ Golden Milk }

Turmeric tea or “Gold Milk” is an ancient remedy. Turmeric has proven benefits for the digestion and immune systems, and is a natural  anti-inflammatory. It has even been shown to prevent prostate cancer and lower risks of heart disease.

Many recommend a cup at the end of the evening to wind down from the stresses of the day. I recommend drinking this anytime of your day for a quick recharge and immunity boost. I think it is my favorite to enjoy a mug full with my breakfast to start the day.

I knew I wanted to try it to help with inflammation so I first ordered this mix and loved it. After I finished the jar (quickly), I decided I could make my own so I started trying out recipes. This is my favorite combination for golden milk!

{ ingredients }
  • 2 cups of unsweetened coconut milk (or any non-dairy milk)
  • 1 (1/2 inch) piece of Turmeric OR 1 tsp. ground Turmeric
  • ½ tsp. Cinnamon
  • Pinch of black pepper (increases absorption)
  • Tiny piece of fresh, peeled ginger root OR ¼ tsp. ginger powder
  • Pinch of cayenne pepper (optional)
  • 1 heaping tsp. raw honey or maple syrup or to taste (optional – exclude if on Whole30)

{ directions }

  1. Whisk coconut milk, cinnamon, turmeric, ginger, honey, coconut oil and peppercorns in a small saucepan and bring to a low boil. Reduce heat and simmer until flavors have melded, about 10 minutes. Strain through a fine-mesh sieve into mugs and top with a dash of cinnamon.
  2. Pour into your favorite mug, find the coziest spot in your home and sip slowly.

Golden milk can be made 5 days ahead. Store in an airtight container and chill. Warm before serving.

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2 thoughts on “{ Golden Milk }

  1. Do you prefer to make a 5 day batch or make fresh daily?

    This post would make a great addition to Our Growing Edge, a link up just for new food adventures. It’s a fun way to share your new food experiences and flavours with other foodies. This month’s theme is HEALTHY STARTS including breakfast ideas or new healthy food habits for the start of 2017.

    More info including how to submit your link here: http://bunnyeatsdesign.com/our-growing-edge/

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