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Vegan Golden Milk

Serves 2 / Ready in 15 minutes

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    Vegan Golden Milk

    No time to stand in line for your soy vanilla latte? Go one better for your health with a warm cup of golden milk. Golden milk is an Ayurvedic beverage made with turmeric powder. Curcumin, an active compound in turmeric, has anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties.

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    Piperine, a component of black pepper, increases curcumin’s availability in the body (so it can do its good work). That’s why there’s a pinch of pepper in this drink.

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    Vegan Golden Milk

    Ingredients

    • 1 Tbsp coconut oil
    • 1 tsp turmeric powder
    • 2 cups nondairy milk
    • 2 Tbsp maple syrup
    • Pinch of black pepper
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    Nutrition

    Per serving:

    • calories260
    • protein8g
    • fat15g
    • carbs27g
      • sugar25g
      • fiber0g
    • 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. Add maple syrup, stirring to combine.

    02

    Alternatively, steam milk with an espresso machine. Pour over heated coconut oil with turmeric, using a spoon to hold back the foam. Stir in maple syrup, then spoon milk foam overtop. Dust with a little extra turmeric.

    03

    Before serving, add pinch of black pepper.

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