I love starting my day with this Turmeric Golden Milk Latte. It’s just so comforting and feels like a great big hug in a cup, due to its mood enhancing abilities I’m sure. The benefits of Turmeric are extraordinarily healing and numerous. Turmeric contains curcumin, the polyphenol established as its primary active component and consists of over 150 probable therapeutic activities, such as antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and anti-cancer properties.
Some other benefits are:
When to hold off on Turmeric:
Golden Milk Miracle in a Cup
1 teaspoon of peeled and chopped fresh turmeric
1 teaspoon of peeled and chopped ginger
1 teaspoon raw honey
2 teaspoon coconut oil
Dashes black pepper
1 cup almond milk
Note* Adding black pepper to turmeric enhances curcumin’s bioavailability by 1,000 times, due to a property in black pepper called piperine. So by mixing turmeric and black pepper together, you increase your body’s absorption of the turmeric by a whopping 2000%!