By now, you've probably tasted or at least heard of Golden Milk a.k.a. Turmeric Tea. If you haven't heard of it, please crawl out from your under your rock my friend, and let the Spicewallas enlighten you on the many benefits of Golden Milk.
For thousands of years, Golden Milk has been served by mothers and aunties in India as a holistic concoction to cure a broad range of ailments. Turmeric, the key ingredient giving golden milk it's "golden" name, carries an active ingredient called curcumin, which is a potent anti-inflammatory and antioxidant. Ginger and cinnamon, two ingredients also found in most golden milk blends, are touted as having own health benefits; aiding in digestion, and having anti-bacterial and anti-fungal properties. Golden milk is said to be able to help reduce inflammation and joint pain, aid with memory and brain function, protect against heart disease, bring down high cholesterol and blood sugar levels, help with headache, heartburn, stomach pain, and digestive issues, and even improve symptoms of depression. Wow. All of these benefits from a trendy little yellow drink, who knew?
The most important thing to know about golden milk? It's that it's delicious! Now with our signature Spicewalla Golden Milk blend, it's so easy to make. The warming spices of cinnamon, ginger, black pepper, and nutmeg, mix with the earthy and bright flavors of turmeric and roasted coriander, making this drink the perfect cup of liquid gold. Check out the recipe below!
1 tsp Spicewalla Golden Milk
2. Over medium-low heat, bring golden milk to a low simmer. Continue to simmer for 3-5 minutes.
3. Remove from heat, add honey to sweeten if preferred. Enjoy!
**For iced Golden Milk: let cool for 30 minutes at room temperature then pour over ice or store in the fridge for up to 2 days.
Recipe by: The incredible, Alyse Baca