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Turmeric Latte

Turmeric, turmeric, turmeric.

The term (turm?) is mentioned so often it practically sounds like the mantra of the wellness-obsessed (after matcha, matcha, matcha).

Here’s the thing: the trendy root has gotten a lot of hype because its potential anti-inflammatory health benefits are pretty incredible. Once you get on board, though, the biggest challenge is figuring out how to get it into your diet. It’s got a very particular flavor and color and you can’t just start sprinkling it on everything.

This latte, then, is a great solution, especially during winter months, when you kind of want to be sipping something warm 24-7. It’ll warm you up from the inside out, and you might just inadvertently start to hear the mantra, too.

 

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5 minutes

1 Serving

Ingredients

1 cup unsweetened almond milk

1/2 teaspoon turmeric

1/3 teaspoon cinnamon

dash cayenne pepper

dash black pepper

Optional: 1 teaspoon maple syrup or coconut sugar

2 teaspoons coconut oil

 

Directions

Turmeric Latte
  1. Place all ingredients in a blender and blend on medium for less than 5 seconds.
  2. Pour mix into sauce pan and heat for 2 to 4 minutes over medium heat.
  3. Drink and enjoy!

WHY WE LOVE THIS RECIPE

Turmeric is filled with curcumin, which acts as a powerful antioxidant to fight free radicals while at the same time lowering levels of enzymes that cause inflammation. And who doesn’t love a delish warm beverage you can turn to on days when you’ve really gone too far with the coffee?

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