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Golden Milk

Serves 2.

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    Golden Milk

    Golden milk is an Ayurvedic beverage made with turmeric powder. Research has shown turmeric has potential effectiveness in the prevention and treatment of many chronic diseases, including diabetes. A warm cup of golden milk is the perfect addition to your busy days.

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    Tip

    Before serving, add a small pinch of freshly ground pepper. Piperine, a component of black pepper, increases curcumin bioavailability by 2,000 percent. Curcumin is an active compound in turmeric and is known to possess anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties.

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    Golden Milk

    Ingredients

    • 1 Tbsp (15 mL) coconut oil
    • 1 tsp (5 mL) turmeric powder
    • 2 cups (500 mL) whole milk or your favourite milk alternative
    • 2 Tbsp (30 mL) maple syrup

    Nutrition

    Per serving:

    • calories260
    • protein8g
    • fat15g
      • saturated fat10g
      • trans fat0g
    • carbohydrates27g
      • sugars25g
      • fibre0g
    • sodium100mg

    Directions

    01

    In small saucepan, melt coconut oil over medium heat. Add turmeric powder and stir gently. Slowly add milk and stir to combine. Whisk and bring to a low simmer. Let simmer for 5 to 10 minutes and add maple syrup, stirring to combine.

    02

    Alternatively, steam milk with an espresso machine. Pour over heated coconut oil with turmeric in a mug, using a spoon to hold back the foam. Then spoon foam over the top. Dust with a little turmeric and serve.

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