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Golden Milk

This warm, comforting beverage gets its characteristic color from turmeric. Turmeric is a plant rich in curcumin, which acts as an anti-inflammatory in the body. This beverage is a nice alternative to coffee, especially for those that find themselves more caffeine dependent. Gluten-free, dairy-free, nut free.
Course Drinks
Prep Time 10 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 190kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 ½ cups coconut milk, canned, full-fat
  • 1 Tbsp. turmeric, ground
  • 3 cinnamon sticks, or 1 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • 1 Tbsp. honey, local if possible
  • ½ tsp. 100% pure vanilla extract, optional
  • ¼ tsp. ground ginger, or 1-inch cube fresh ginger root
  • 1/8 tsp. cardamom, ground
  • 1 tsp. black peppercorns, whole

Instructions

  • Whisk together all ingredients in a small saucepan.
  • Simmer until hot, stirring occasionally.
  • Pour into cups and enjoy!

Notes

Nutrition Information:
  • Calories: 190
  • Fat: 18 g
  • Protein: 2 g
  • Carbohydrates: 8 g
  • Fiber: 1 g
  • Added Sugar: 4 g
  • Sodium: 30 mg