Spiced Turmeric Latte

Hello everyone! I am sure you all heard of Matcha or Turmeric Lattes before. I’ve been making these, especially the Turmeric Latte more frequently this winter, mostly because I really enjoy them but also because of all the health benefits they provide. Preventing getting sick is a big part and I think I was pretty lucky so far! Except an earache and the occasional sniffles I was fine. My kids and husband have been having colds for the last few weeks and it finely got me as well!

Turmeric, Cinnamon and Ginger have antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. Anti-microbial, immunity-boosting, cancer preventing. These are just some of the benefits of these beautiful spices.

Pepper contains piperine and is believed to enhance the absorption of Turmeric. And because Turmeric is fat-soluble I added some coconut oil to the latte.

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Unfortunately I wasn’t able to capture the beautiful yellow color!

 

Spiced Turmeric Latte

Serves 2

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups coconut, almond, cashew or any other milk
  • 1 tsp coconut oil
  • 2 tbsp honey
  • 1 1/2 tsp ground turmeric
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • pinch ground or finely grated fresh ginger
  • pinch black pepper

-Add milk, coconut oil and honey to a small pot and bring to a quick boil.

-Reduce heat to low and while whisking add all the spices. Whisk until frothy.

-Serve immediately.

Tip: I used honey to soothe my sore throat, it is optional of course. If making it vegan use maple syrup or coconut sugar instead. Sweeten to your taste.

 

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I hope you enjoy it as much as I do!

Ursula

 

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25 thoughts on “Spiced Turmeric Latte

  1. I grew up having to drink this as a medicine every time I had a cold… but my mum never add a sweetener (or maybe very little) and we found it utterly terrible. Even as an adult, I have to force myself to have a bit of it to stave off a cold. I will try your version with coconut milk and perhaps then learn to enjoy this healthy drink! Thank you Ursula!

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  2. Wow Ursula- this looks great! I bought some tumeric for a recipe recently and didn’t know what to use for next. It’s a chilly day here– so I’m off to give this a try! thanks thanks. And– how are you doing there?? Do you kids have spring break about now?? Is it warming up?? thanks for the latte! xox

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