Manage common ailments this winter with a tasty Vegan Golden Milk Turmeric Latte! It is a 5-minute, vegan, and immune-boosting drink ideal for all ages. In addition, it is rich in antioxidants and anti-inflammatory compounds, which enhance your body’s immunity.
In this article, I’ll share with you how to prepare your hot Vegan Golden Milk Turmeric Latte using fresh ingredients such as turmeric, ginger, cinnamon, and nutmeg. With this recipe, you can substitute coconut milk with cashew milk and almond milk for a unique taste each night. Let’s dive in!
What Is So Special About This Drink?
With turmeric, you enjoy the following health benefits:
- Turmeric is rich in antioxidant compounds, which block free radicals. In other words, the compounds stimulate your body defenses.
- It fights off coughs and colds, especially on those cold winter nights.
- Turmeric has anti-inflammatory properties that fight against arthritis.
- It will boost your immune system even when down with a sickness.
A sprinkle of cinnamon in each drink will fight infections and repair your tissues. It also helps to reduce the risk of heart disease. In addition, you experience warming, yet calming effect that helps in balancing your blood sugar.
A pinch of nutmeg helps with indigestion. It is a natural detoxifier, reduces insomnia, and improves your blood circulation.
Finally, coconut milk is excellent for your heart. It helps to lower cholesterol levels and stimulate weight loss. Hence, a sip of one cup of milk results in lots of health benefits.
- 2 cups coconut milk – You can substitute it with almond milk or cashew milk
- 1 teaspoon freshly ground turmeric
- A pinch of black pepper – It helps your body absorb the turmeric
- A sprinkle of freshly ground cinnamon
- 1 tablespoon of maple syrup or your preferred sweetener
- Freshly ground cinnamon
In a medium to a hot flame, start by adding milk to a heavy-based pot. Then add all the remaining ingredients. Stir the mixture. Then let it simmer for about 10 minutes. Check that that all the ingredients melt together to bring out their flavors.
Pour your vegan golden milk into a mug and enjoy it. That was easy, right?
If you love a frothy look, use an electric milk frother on the drink before pouring it into your mug.
Does the taste of turmeric put you off? Then, start with small quantities and increase the amount with time. Alternatively, you can add other ingredients like vanilla and ginger to dominate the flavors. However, think about all the health benefits of turmeric.
Now, the main ingredient in this Vegan Golden Milk latte is turmeric. Turmeric metabolizes quite fast. However, our bodies may not get the chance to absorb it well. That’s why we use black pepper in this recipe. It multiplies your blood’s ability to absorb turmeric by up to 20 times!
Secondly, note that turmeric has low solubility in water. Melting it in coconut milk, almond, or cashew milk does the trick.
When you have gout pain, or have kids down with a cough or cold, you need not worry. Mother Nature gives you all the tasty ingredients to fight such ailments. The Vegan Golden Milk Turmeric Latte is worth a try. Use the quick recipe above to tap into the hidden benefits of turmeric. For best results, opt for freshly ground ingredients. Besides, its soothing and relaxing traits make it your ideal nighttime drink.