• 1 cup milk, unsweetened almond, coconut, or dairy
  • 1 (3-inch) cinnamon stick
  • 1 (1-inch) piece turmeric, unpeeled, thinly sliced, or 1/2 teaspoon dried turmeric
  • 1 (1/2-inch) piece ginger, unpeeled, thinly sliced
  • 2 cardamon pods - lightly crushed
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil
  • freshly ground black pepper

Author of this recipe

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This warm turmeric cinnamon milk is smooth, sweet and comforting. Golden milk is a hot drink that’s filled to the brim with nutrients.

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  • Whisk the milk, cinnamon, turmeric, ginger, cardamom pods, honey, coconut oil, freshly ground black pepper and 1 cup of water in a small saucepan; bring to a low boil. 
  • Reduce heat and simmer until flavours have melded, about 10 minutes. 
  • Strain through a fine-mesh sieve into mugs and top with a dash of cinnamon powder.

Tips from the author

Turmeric has been used in Indian cooking and medicine for hundreds of years and is a key ingredient in most curries.

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