To call this beverage “tea” might be a little misleading. “Creamy Mug of Cozy, Warming Deliciousness” is more accurate. Golden Milk is a delicious way to unwind. The flavor is lightly sweet with a vibrant blend of heated almond (or coconut) milk, turmeric, ginger, cayenne, and honey.
Turmeric tea will perk you up in the morning, calm you down at night, and soothe sniffles and sore throats. It’s also a really pleasant way to end a meal.
At first glance, the ingredients in turmeric ginger tea might not sound like a combination you’d want to drink. Something magical happens in the mug: the result is richer than regular tea, less intense than coffee, and oddly delicious.
Turmeric is the dominant flavor and admittedly, one that takes a little getting used to. The main ingredient in curry powder, turmeric is slightly bitter and earthy, making it the perfect backdrop for other spices. The ginger and cayenne in this tea blend when floating in creamy, turmeric milk that’s been lightly sweetened.
Turmeric Tea Benefits
Turmeric is a root used often for its bright yellow and orange color and its flavor. More mellow than ginger, turmeric powder is frequently used in East Indian, Middle Eastern, South Asian, and Caribbean cooking. It is often also believed to carry numerous healing properties .
When cooking with turmeric, it’s most often used in conjunction with ginger and spices like cumin, cinnamon , and coriander. Moroccan Chicken Casserole  is one dish that benefits from turmeric’s flavor. Adding extra turmeric to dishes that already have curry powder in them, like Butter Chicken  or Beef Curry Meatballs . After trying this turmeric tea recipe, you might go through all the turmeric in your spice rack .
How to Make Turmeric Tea
Servings: 1 cup of tea
- 8 ounces (1 cup) almond or coconut milk
- 1/2 tsp. turmeric
- 1/2-inch wide round slice of ginger root, peeled and finely chopped
- Dash of cayenne pepper
- 1/2 – 1 tsp. honey or another sweetener
- Optional additions: a small pat of butter, cinnamon, cardamom, a scoop of unflavored collagen peptides 
Gently warm the almond or coconut milk on the stove.
In a mug, combine the remaining ingredients.
Drizzle a teaspoon of the warmed milk into the mug and mix until the liquid is smooth with no lumps. Add the rest of the milk and mix well.
You can leave the pieces of ginger in the tea, or strain it out before drinking.
Nutritional information (per serving):
Nutritional information calculated using Cronometer.
More Turmeric Recipes
Looking for more turmeric inspiration? Try these recipes to add a earthy flavor to your next meal.
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