This Golden Milk Recipe is sure to make you feel better. Even if you think you feel fine, I bet you’ll feel even better after enjoying a cup of warm golden milk. You’ll either be happier or move easier or have more energy or something. Ok, so I can’t guarantee it 100%. However, assuming you are not allergic to any of the ingredients, I am willing to bet you’ll notice a difference.
You have nothing to lose by giving it a try.
This Golden Milk Recipe Will (Probably) Make It All Better
I first heard about Golden Milk while we were in Costa Rica for a retreat. Coffee was strongly discouraged at the retreat and Golden Milk was served instead. I was not particularly enthused about the idea of giving up my coffee for the week. This was especially so since Costa Rica is known to have some of the best coffee in the world! However, I went along with the program anyway. I knew about the coffee restriction going to the retreat, and brought along my favorite alternative to coffee, Dandy Blend. This was just in case the whole no-coffee thing became unbearable.
Much to my surprise, I found no need for Dandy Blend –or even coffee!—with Golden Milk. I’m not a morning person, but each morning after sipping my cup of Golden Milk, I felt full of energy, happiness, and was ready to go. Keep in mind, Golden Milk is not nearly as potent from a therapeutic standpoint as this Golden Milk Recipe. The Golden Milk served at the retreat was basically just warm coconut milk with turmeric and a sprinkling of spices.
A Turmeric Golden Latte packs A LOT more anti-inflammatory oomph!
I came up with this latte recipe after returning from a family ski trip to Whistler. On this trip, I enjoyed a Turmeric Chai Golden Latte as my Après ski beverage every day after hitting the slopes. If you have ever gone skiing (and you are also over the age of 40!), then you know what the sport can leave you feeling like at the end of the day. Sore!
My Golden Latte was one thing I looked forward to having as soon as we got back to our hotel. It made me feel better almost immediately. Made with both ginger and turmeric, this warming chai has incredibly potent anti-inflammatory properties. By adding the black pepper and a bit of good fat (from the coconut milk and the GLA-rich hemp seeds), the anti-inflammatory properties of turmeric are fully active.
A Cup of Golden Milk a Day Will Keep the Doctor Away…
Turmeric is a potent anti-inflammatory that exhibits over 150 potentially therapeutic activities. This includes antimicrobial activity, as well as potent anti-cancer properties. Turmeric is the star ingredient in my Latte recipe. Capable of anti-inflammation for everything from aches to arthritis, glowing skin, boosted immunity, improved digestion, and even a cure for depression and cancer, turmeric is one of the most therapeutic spices that exist. The benefits of turmeric are truly too many to even include here.
If you are serious about following a clean, anti-inflammatory diet, then you should consider adding this beverage to your daily regimen. I have a number of additional anti-inflammatory turmeric recipes on the blog (such as my mood-boosting turmeric smoothie, turmeric detox smoothie/ popsicles, turmeric vinaigrette, etc), but this one is definitely the most potent!
Try it now and I bet in 10 minutes you’ll feel better than you do right this minute =)
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For those of you with food allergies and food sensitivities, it’s helpful to know this recipe meets the following dietary restrictions:
Egg Free / Grain Free / Bean-Free / Gluten Free / Paleo Friendly / Vegetarian/ Vegan/ Nut FreePrint
Golden Milk Recipe
- Prep Time: 8 minutes
- Cook Time: 5 minutes
- Total Time: 13 minutes
- Yield: 4 1x
- Cuisine: Beverage
- Put all of the ingredients in the order listed above in a high-speed blender (such as a Vitamix). Process until smooth and creamy.
- Pour contents into a small sauce pan and bring to a simmer. Serve warm.
Golden Milk will keep for 3 to 4 days if stored in a covered container in the refrigerator. Shake before heating.