Turmeric latte

Turmeric latte
(1 serving)

Ingredients

  • cup plain or unsweetened almond or coconut milk
  • 1 tbsp grated turmeric (if using turmeric powder, halve the measurement)
  • 2 tsp honey
  • 1 tsp grated ginger
  • Pinch of pepper powder
  • Ground cinnamon for garnish (optional)

Preparation guide

  • Blend milk, turmeric, honey, ginger and pepper in a mixer until smooth.
  • Pour into a saucepan and heat over medium-high flame until steaming hot, but not boiling.
  • Transfer to a mug.
  • Garnish with a sprinkle of cinnamon.

Health benefits

A relative of ginger, turmeric has been used in India for centuries to treat common colds, flu and breathing
difficulties. The curcumin in turmeric fights a variety of viruses. However turmeric contains only 3 percent curcumin. Therefore to derive the full benefit of its healing properties, you need to add pepper as it enhances curcumin absorption in the body by up to 2,000 percent.

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