Anti-Inflammation Turmeric Latte

By March 14, 2015Beverages, Recipes

Anti Inflammatory LatteTurmeric is a yellow spice most often associated with Indian food, curry and yellow mustard. It is a very powerful anti-inflammatory that can safely quash pain and swelling. It contains a powerful, non-toxic compound called curcumin. Studies found that turmeric’s anti-inflammatory effects are on a par with potent drugs such as hydrocortisone and Motrin, but yet having none of their side effects.

1 cup almond or coconut milk  (unsweetened)
1 tsp fresh ginger, peeled and grated or very finely chopped
1/2 tsp dried turmeric
dash of black pepper (to increase absorption)
1 tsp organic coconut oil (increases absorption)
5 drops liquid stevia or 1 tsp raw honey
Cinnamon for garnish

  • Gently warm the almond or coconut milk on the stove with the ginger.
  • Pour milk into a mini blender like a Nutribullet or into a glass jar or measuring cup where you can whisk the ingredients together
  • Add the remaining ingredients except the cinnamon
  • Blend or whisk the mixture on high speed, enough for the oil to emulsify, which creates a creamy and rich consistency
  • Pour into a cup and sprinkle with cinnamon

 

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