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Turmeric Latte

Turmeric is well known and researched for its many therapeutic properties including that of reducing inflammation. The black pepper in this recipe makes it more bio-available to our bodies and is therefore essential.

Once the paste has been made, it is quick and easy to make ‘on demand’. Enjoy!

Course Drinks
Prep Time 10 minutes
Author Stephen Ward (MSc)

Ingredients

To make the paste

  • 1 cup water filtered is better
  • 1/2 cup turmeric powder
  • 1/3 cup unrefined coconut oil or extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tsp. black pepper

To make the latte

  • 1 tsp. of the paste
  • Spices of your choice such as cloves, ground ginger, cardamom, cinnamon, or garlic Optional
  • Raw honey or maple syrup Optional
  • 1/3 cup almond or coconut milk
  • 2/3 cup boiling water

Instructions

To make the paste

  1. Combine the water with the turmeric powder in a saucepan and gently simmer for 7 minutes (adding more water if necessary)

  2. Mix in the coconut oil, and black pepper, remove from the heat and stir until the oil has melted

  3. Store in a glass jar in the fridge

To make the latte

  1. Put the paste in a mug and add any spices or honey 

  2. Pour over the milk and boiling water and stir

  3. Optional: Use a milk frother to get that usual latte froth