Since we’re creeping up into fall…I can’t help but think about this delicious and yet healthy drink: Golden milk latte also known as golden turmeric milk. Cinnamon and turmeric have this powerful combination that increases your energy and jumpstarts your brain in the morning. Truth be told, I am a big coffee drinker…but this golden milk latte definitely gives me a wonderful feeling after drinking.
Golden milk “originated in India, Turmeric Milk or Golden Milk is simply milk infused with turmeric and has been used to aid many ailments, including colds, coughs, inflammation, aches, pains, and restlessness.” Sukhis
If you have never heard of a golden milk latte…you’re missing out!!! This golden milk latte is Doug’s favorite drink when he goes to work. Since you can drink this hot and cold, I make around 6 bottles a week and refrigerate for him.
Golden Milk Latte Benefits
This golden milk latte is super powerful. Some of the golden milk benefits are
Since the main ingredient is turmeric, this golden milk is high in anti-inflammatory properties like fighting inflammation, fighting bacteria, building your immune system, and many more. Turmeric is one of the most well-known spices for many benefits for your body and brain. Turmeric contains curcumin, one of the prime components with anti-inflammatory power.
- Good for your heart
Cinnamon, Ginger, Honey, and Turmeric all play a vital role in making your heart healthy.
- May Fight Cancer
Turmeric is great for reducing joint pain and symptoms of arthritis. The curcumin in turmeric may even help in fighting cancer cells.
- Prevents Cell Damage
Curcumin has another magical property. It is also a strong oxidant and some studies suggest that it helps in preventing cell damage.
- Good for your Digestive System
This golden milk latte has ginger powder, which also helps with improving your digestive system. It also helps in coping with nausea and vomiting due to any underlying condition.
- Improved Immunity
Curcumin in Turmeric contains antibacterial, antifungal, and even antiviral properties which improves your immune system.
- Mood Booster
Curcumin is used in major antidepressants and can help in boosting your mood. Besides it is so delicious, it will make you feel good anyways.
- Improves Memory and Brain Functionality
Cinnamon, Ginger, and Turmeric all of these ingredients have been proved to improve brain function and memory.
GOLDEN MILK LATTE RECIPE
This golden milk recipe is actually super easy to make. You can drink this golden milk latte cold and hot. I prefer hot while Doug prefers it cold. Since Doug has been fighting his hernia disc for the past 5 years, this golden milk latte has really helped with his inflammation and pain.
Golden Milk Latte
- 1 tsp Turmeric powder
- a pinch Black pepper
- 1/2 tbsp Honey
- 1/2 tsp Ground cinnamon
- 2 cups Coconut milk/Almond milk
- 1/2 tsp Ginger powder
- Combine all the ingredients in a small pot over medium heat
- Heat and mix until smooth
- Pour a gold milk latte into a cup and enjoy!
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