Although we can’t promise that this turmeric chai latte will completely replace your favorite sweet coffee drink, there are a lot of reasons to try this tasty turmeric treat.
A warming spice, turmeric is best known as a primary ingredient in curry. Part of the ginger family, turmeric is a source of curcumin, thought to have antioxidant and anti-inflammatory effects. Other ingredients in this turmeric chai include black pepper, which aids in the absorption of curcumin, and cinnamon, which adds a sweet flavor. Here’s the recipe:
1 cup almond milk
1/4 teaspoon turmeric (or to taste)
dash of black pepper
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 tsp honey
1 dash cardamom
1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
- Add the spices to the almond milk.
- Stir well and heat.
- Add honey, if desired.