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"Turmeric Latte" Golden Milk Recipe (Vegan Options)

Golden milk is a nourishing warm beverage made of turmeric, milk, and other spices. It is earthy, creamy, and slightly sweet. In addition to being delicious, drinking golden milk has numerous health benefits. It is anti-inflammatory, full of antioxidants, and promotes general wellness along with restful sleep. Please enjoy our favorite golden milk recipe!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Course: Drinks, Natural Medicine Beverage
Keyword: Dehydrated Turmeric, Golden milk, Turmeric Golden Milk, Turmeric Latte
Servings: 2 mugs
Author: Deanna, Homestead and Chill

Equipment

  • Saucepan
  • Stovetop
  • Whisk

Ingredients

  • 3 cups Organic natural milk of choice, such as oat milk, almond milk, coconut milk, hemp milk, or cows milk
  • 2 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp ginger powder
  • 1/8 tsp nutmeg (optional)
  • 1/8 tsp cardamom (optional)
  • a pinch of black pepper
  • 1 tbsp coconut oil (skip if you use a full-fat coconut cream or milk)
  • maple syrup, agave syrup, or honey while brewing on the stove. Sweeten to taste - we usually use about 2 tbsp per 3 cups of milk.
  • other optional ingredients: vanilla extract or vanilla powder

Instructions

  • Gently heat your milk of choice in a pot on the stovetop over medium heat.
  • Once the milk is warm, add the called-for spices, oil, and sweetener.
  • Use a whisk to thoroughly combine all of the ingredients.
  • Continue to heat for about 5 minutes, whisking occasionally.
  • Serve immediately and enjoy warm.
  • Golden milk is also delicious cold over ice, though I wouldn't recommend using oil in the recipe in that case.
  • Store any leftovers in the refrigerator in an air-tight container for up to 3 days.
  • I recommend re-heating leftovers on the stovetop (rather than in a microwave) to preserve maximum nutritional value.