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Golden Milk (Turmeric Tea for inflammation)

We are in the thick of cold season! Sniffles, coughing, runny noses, etc! Our GO-TO recommendation is Golden Milk (or Tumeric Tea)! Why this fancy concoction? Well Tumeric is an amazing ANTI-inflammatory that will help release the sinus pressure and many of the symptoms of a cold. Will it cure, no, but you can have as much of this as you want. No waiting 12 hours before you can take another dose!

  • 2 cups of milk of choice (non-dairy is preferred so almond, coconut, cashew, hemp, rice, quinoa…)
  • 1 teaspoon Turmeric (easily available in your local spice aisle)
  • ½ teaspoon Cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon raw honey or maple syrup or to taste (optional)
  • Pinch of black pepper (increases absorption)
  • Tiny piece of fresh, peeled ginger root or ¼ tsp ginger powder
  • Pinch of cayenne pepper (optional, will had a touch of spice)


  1. First, blend all ingredients in a high speed blender until smooth.
  2. Then, Pour into a small sauce pan and heat for 3-5 minutes over medium heat until hot but not boiling.
  3. Drink immediately
  4. Repeat as needed!

Want to know all the amazing benefits of Tumeric? Check it out the 10 Health Benefits of Tumeric

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