If you’re new to golden milk, it’s a traditional way to enjoy turmeric that can be tweaked to fit your personal dietary preferences. Key ingredients, turmeric, ginger and cinnamon have strong anti-inflammatory properties that may reduce inflammation and joint pain. Enjoy this tasty drink in the morning or before bed.
1 (3-inch) cinnamon stick
1 (1-inch) piece turmeric, unpeeled and thinly sliced, or 1/2 teaspoon dried turmeric
1 (1/2-inch) piece ginger, unpeeled and thinly sliced
1 tablespoon honey (can substitute agave syrup)
1 tablespoon coconut oil
1/4 teaspoon whole black peppercorns
Ground cinnamon (for serving)
Whisk the milk, cinnamon, turmeric, ginger, honey, coconut oil, peppercorns, and 1 cup water in a small saucepan; bring to a low boil.
Reduce the heat and simmer for about 10 minutes.
Strain through a fine-mesh sieve into a glass or mugs and top with a dash of cinnamon.