Anti-Inflammatory Turmeric Latte
My first experience with a hot turmeric drink in all of its deliciousness was in Chiang Mai, Thailand at a cafe called Rustic & Blue. Turmeric is a popular herb and spice often used in Indian and Middle Eastern dishes. It offers a soft spicy punch and happens to be one of the most effective nutritional supplements on the market.
By incorporating this tasty spice into your diet you will help your body fight inflammation, improve brain function, boost your mood and delay aging. Sign me up I said, and better yet I came up with an anti-inflammatory turmeric latte (also known as Golden Milk) which can be served both hot and cold and tastes like fall season in a cup!
2 Cups Non-Dairy milk (Almond, coconut, rice, cashew, etc)
1 Cup Light Coconut milk in a can (You can find this with other Asian ingredients at the market)
1 - 2 Tables Spoons Raw Honey (I use 2 - If you are on a no-sugar diet you can use 10 drops of Stevia but raw honey offers amazing health benefits and is considered "natures antibiotic")
1 Tablespoon Coconut Oil
1 Teaspoon vanilla extract
1 Teaspoon of ground turmeric
1/2 Teaspoon ginger
1/2 Teaspoon nutmeg
1 Teaspoon cinnamon
Pour liquid ingredients into a medium-sized sauce pan and add spices. Bring to a boil stirring often. Set aside to cool. Depending on the amount of spice you like you can add or subtract the measurements to fit your taste buds. Sprinkle with cinnamon and serve hot in a mug or cold in a glass! Both are equally as tasty!
Servings: 1 1/2 Cups, keep leftovers in a glass container in the fridge.