As the weather is turning chilly and I feel the need to stay warm, I makethis delicious drink to warm and comfort me while providing nourishment.Golden milk is a traditional Indian drink made with turmeric, cinnamon,ginger, and other spices. Turmeric is good for you for areason. If you have an autoimmune condition then turmeric milk can help due toits anti-inflammatory properties. Turmeric is one of Mother Nature’s tophealing compounds and studies * have shown that curcumin, the activeingredient in turmeric, can help certain autoimmune conditions by regulatinginflammatory signals.Turmeric is also a potent antioxidant. It can fight free radicals andcan even help ward off the common cold. All because it fights chronicinflammation ** that may otherwise be suppressing your immune system.Drinking Golden Milk is also a good source of calcium and vitamin D.*https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/17569223/ ** https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2637808/
1cupslow fat milk(whole-milk, soy, coconut, oat) If you’re using nut milk, try adding a splash of coconut oil. It helps to give your golden milk that extra fat content to absorb the turmeric compounds.
1tspmaple syrupor honey
1 1/2tspvanilla extract
1/2 tspground turmeric
1pinchblack pepperto activate the compound curcumin in turmeric
Heatthe milk in a saucepan over medium heat until nearly simmering.
Add sweetener, vanilla extract, turmeric, cinnamon, ginger, black pepper and salt to a heatproof mug. Pour the steamed milk into the mug and stir until combined.
Add extra sweetener if needed.
The nutritional information is automatically calculated and can vary based on ingredients and products used.