Immune Boosting Latte

If you haven’t tasted golden milk yet, you are missing out! This bright yellow beverage is a creamy, dairy-free, hot milk drink that is teeming with with nutrients and an abundance of health benefits. The key ingredient in golden milk is turmeric, which gives it a beautiful color and healing properties. Besides nourishing the mind and body, golden milk is filled with antioxidants and anti-inflammatory goodness. Whether you are looking for a way to relax, unwind, or improve your sleep, this warm, tasty beverage will add a little cozy to your evening routine. Easy to make and feels like a night-time treat, golden milk is truly a dream come true–kind of like a night cap but way healthier!

Nutrient Booster: Turmeric

Turmeric has some incredible health benefits. In fact, this amazing spice may be the most effective nutritional supplement in existence. The yellow pigment in turmeric, curcumin, has been researched and associated with powerful anti-viral and antibacterial properties. It also offers antioxidants to help fight free radicals. This can help boost the immune system during these colder months. Turmeric is best known in Indian medicine to treat respiratory illnesses. Turmeric is literally PACKED with health benefits that can improve your skin, your heart, your joints, and your mood.

Perfect Pairs

Golden Milk is the perfect jump-start to your morning, afternoon pick-me-up or soothing evening drink to promote a good-night’s sleep. No matter how you drink it, every sip will suit your needs. This beverage is delicious on its own, but it pairs especially well with treats like our Flourless Black Bean Brownie Bites, Pumpkin Oat Muffins, and Gluten-free Brownies. Move over coffee, we’ve got a healthier mix in our mug!

DIY Golden Milk Latte Mix

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 25 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 tablespoons ground turmeric
  • 2 teaspoons ground ginger
  • 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 tablespoon cardamom
  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • cinnamon stick, optional

Add Ins:

  • dairy free milk of choice
  • maple syrup or sweetener of choice
  • coconut oil, optional
  • vanilla extract, optional

Instructions

  1. In a small saucepan, gently heat milk of your choice with maple syrup and optional coconut oil. Over medium heat allow liquid to simmer to the point where it is almost boiling, remove from heat. Whisk in 1-1 1/2 teaspoons of spices until blended. Stir with a cinnamon stick and serve.

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