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This milk is originated from the name golden because the milk has a golden color, which comes from turmeric also known as Curcuma Longa. Did you know that turmeric is very good for you?

The Benefits of Turmeric

    • Gradually increases antioxidants in your body
    • Aids in controlling diabetes
    • Aid in preventing (and potentially even treating) cancer
    • Helps lower cholesterol levels
    • Useful in aiding the prevention and treatment of Alzheimer’s disease
    • Used for skin treatments
    • Beneficial to those who suffer from depression
    • Used for gastrointestinal treatments
    • Help relieve arthritis
    • Aid in the management of your weight

There are two options the long way using the fresh turmeric always recommended as my go-to- option. However, make sure you have “real” turmeric. Real turmeric stains your fingers; it supposes to. I have bought fresh turmeric and it looked nothing like this, so when you can’t get a fresh turmeric you can still make it using my second option.

Option 1: Using fresh turmeric

Ingredients

  •  1 Tbsp freshly grated turmeric
  • 1/8 tsp freshly  grated ginger
  • 1 cup milk (dairy or dairy-free)
  • 1/4 tsp cinnamon powder
  • Pinch of  black pepper (for absorption)
  • Raw honey or maple syrup for taste

Directions

  1. Combine freshly grated turmeric, ginger, black pepper, and milk in a high-speed blender.
  2. Pour in a saucepan and heat for 3-5 minutes.
  3. Remove from heat, add cinnamon powder and sweeten to taste.
  4. Pour into a teacup and serve immediately.

My milk choice option is coconut milk. I have tried a variety and I feel coconut milk gives it the best taste.

Option 2: Using the turmeric powder

This option is much easier, especially when the fresh turmeric is not available. I like this brand because it is USDA organic, Non-GMO project, verified, fairtrade certified ingredients, and partner carbon-free. This particular which is my favorite has ginger and cardamon included already.

Ingredients

Directions

  1. Combine all the ingredients in a saucepan and bring to a 3-5 minutes boil.
  2. Pour into a teacup, sweeten to taste and serve immediately.

 

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