Introducing our Golden Milk recipe, a soothing and healthy beverage that’s incredibly easy to prepare and offers a host of wellness benefits! This warm and comforting drink is enriched with the goodness of turmeric, spices, and milk, making it the perfect choice to unwind after a long day. Discover how to make this golden elixir and enjoy its calming properties while enhancing your overall well-being!
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Why I Love This Recipe
It’s the perfect and healthy way to unwind and relax, especially before bedtime! Just like our Ginger Shot drinks, it’s a wellness-focused beverage that’s incredibly easy to prepare with minimal prep work, much like our homemade Ginger Tea and Pumpkin Chai Latte!
This creamy concoction combines the soothing hints of vanilla with the earthy flavors of turmeric, delivering a comforting experience similar to a Hot Matcha Latte. It’s ideal for anyone seeking a drink packed with health benefits that also aids in relaxation. So, why wait? Let’s enjoy this calming drink and get relaxing!
- Milk – can also use your choice of milk or milk alternative. Coconut milk, almond milk, soy milk, oat milk etc.
- Sweetener – use your preferred sweetener.
- Ground Turmeric – this recipe uses Ground Turmeric, you can also use fresh turmeric if preferred.
- Ground Cinnamon – this is regular cinnamon found in the spice section. You can also use cinnamon sticks.
- Vanilla Extract – concentrated flavors of Vanilla found in baking section of grocery stores.
- Ground Ginger – found in the spice section at supermarkets.
- Black Pepper – black pepper helps with absorption of the nutrients found in turmeric. Just a pinch is enough.
Step 1 In a small saucepan on the stovetop, combine all the ingredients.
Step 2 Use medium-low heat, whisk to blend, and heat the mixture to your preferred drinking temperature, taking care not to let it boil.
Step 3 Once it’s ready, transfer the aromatic blend to a serving mug.
Try adding some pumpkin spice to create a Turmeric Pumpkin Spice Latte. This variation introduces the cozy flavors of pumpkin spice into the creamy drink, offering a delightful twist. It’s perfect for those looking for a seasonal and comforting alternative to the classic golden milk.
Frequently Asked Questions
What are the health benefits of drinking Golden Milk?
This drink offers a range of health benefits, including alleviating colds, coughs, inflammation, anxiety, depression, and relieving aches and pains. It also boosts the immune system, enhances brain function, and helps lower blood sugar levels. These benefits are attributed to curcumin, a powerful anti-inflammatory compound found in turmeric, which supports overall well-being.
Is it ok to drink golden milk everyday?
Yes, it is perfectly fine to drink every day. Turmeric, a key component, is packed with health benefits. Regular consumption can contribute to your overall well-being, making it a great addition to your daily routine.
What is the best time to enjoy Golden Milk?
It can be enjoyed any time of day, but it's often best appreciated in the evening due to its calming properties. Sipping on a warm cup of this drink before bedtime can help you unwind and relax, making it an ideal choice for a soothing evening beverage.
Are there any alternatives to dairy milk?
You can opt for plant-based milk alternatives like almond milk, coconut milk, cashew milk, or oat milk. These alternatives offer a variety of flavors and can suit your dietary preferences or requirements.
To store any leftover, simply wrap it securely and cover it with plastic wrap. You can keep it in the refrigerator for 1-2 days while maintaining its freshness and flavor.
Other Healthy Drink Recipes You Might Like
- Mugicha Japanese Barley Tea
- Matcha Green Tea Smoothie
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Watch How To Make It
- Gather all the ingredients.
- Using a stove top pot, add milk, sweetener, ground turmeric, ground cinnamon, vanilla extract, ground ginger, and black pepper. Mix well and heat to preferred drinking temperature on medium low heat. Note - do not let it boil.
- Transfer to a heat resistant cup and enjoy warm.