Golden Milk is an age-old home remedy for a broad list of ailments. These include cold and flu symptoms, joint pain, ulcerative colitis and indigestion.
The Turmeric (Curcuma longa) in the recipe possesses circulation-boosting properties. Furthermore, tumeric is both a natural anti-oxidant and anti-inflammatory. Combined with cinnamon, ginger and other spices, it becomes a soothing and delicious drink that you will certainly enjoy.
For 2 servings
2 cups almond milk, or other non-dairy milk(480 mL)
1 tablespoon ground turmeric
¼ teaspoon ground ginger
- 4 black peppercorns
- 1 stick cinnamon
- One star anise
- 1 pinch whole clove
- Agave, or sweetener of your choice, optional
Firstly, add the almond milk to a small pot over medium heat. Then, add the turmeric, ginger, peppercorns, cinnamon stick, star anise, and cloves. Whisk to combine. Heat the milk for 4-5 minutes, until steaming, but do not let it come to a boil. Lastly, serve warm or over ice and sweeten to taste.
Recipe courtesy of Life Retreat Studio – www.liferetreat.co.za