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5 Minute Golden Milk Recipe

This Golden Milk Recipe is made with turmeric, honey, ginger, and spices. It has plethora of health benefits, and is soothing and calming to drink. This is easy to make and can be enjoyed in less than 5 minutes.

Have you heard about Golden Milk?! It’s made with turmeric and it’s so popular that we couldn’t resist trying it.

Turmeric is a popular spice that’s part of the ginger family. It’s an Ayurvedic spice that’s been used for been around for thousands of years and is known for its healing properties. Some of these healing properties include:

  • relief from arthritis pain
  • good for mental clarity
  • aids in digestion
  • bone and joint health
  • strengths your overall energy

With so many health benefits, I was looking for a great way to implement turmeric in my daily routine. I was so glad when this golden milk recipe popped up on my feed! It’s easy to make on a daily basis, and is so perfectly warm and cozy for the evening.

First, find a large pot, and combine coconut milk, milk, turmeric, honey, cinnamon, cloves, cardamon seeds, peppercorn, and ginger all together.

Next, give it a quick stir, and set the heat to medium low. Cook for about 5 minutes, watching it so it doesn’t boil over.

Lastly, strain and enjoy!

It’s such an easy recipe for such a powerhouse of health benefits.

A few easy notes on Golden Milk…

  • Use any type of liquid for this. I personally love coconut milk, because it lends a nutty and caramel flavor to the drink. Sometimes, I use just milk and sometimes I do a milk-water mix. Use whichever you prefer and tailor it to your liking.
  • Turmeric is also known for its bright color, which stains! If you’re using a cheesecloth (like I do!) it can be hard to remove the color. In fact, it might permanently stain the cloth. So, use a metal strainer or colander if you’re not wanting to dye your cheesecloth.
  • There’s a variety of different herbs and spices that you can use for this drink, which is why it’s one of my favorites. I feel like the drink is also forgiving, so if I had too much ginger or too much cinnamon, it still has the same cozy flavor.
  • The use of Ayurvedic turmeric has been around for centuries and has lots of associated with history. For a delve into turmeric, this article has lots of interesting facts.

Golden Milk

Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 5 mins
Servings 1

Ingredients
  

  • 1/2 cup coconut milk
  • 1 cup whole milk
  • 1 tsp turmeric
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • 1 stick of cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp ground cloves
  • 5 green cardamon seeds
  • 1/2 tsp whole peppercorn
  • 1 inch wedge of peeled ginger

Instructions
 

  • Place all ingredients in a pot over medium-heat.
  • Cook over simmer for about 5 minutes.
  • Strain and enjoy.
Strain golden milk

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