How to Make Your Own Turmeric Golden Milk Latte (AKA the Buzziest Wellness Drink Right Now)

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It's taken over your Facebook news feed, the natural beauty scene, and seemingly every superfood-centric recipe these days. What are we talking about? Turmeric, of course.

And one of the trendiest ways everyone's getting more of the anti-inflammatory spice in their life is via a turmeric-spiked Golden Milk Latte.

Here's how to make the delicious hot drink with Bond&Taylor's super-cool chef Alexis Bondaroff, who recommends you use creamy cashew milk for ridiculously tasty results. (This video shows you how to make your own cashew milk in the time it takes to make a smoothie.)

"Cashew milk is thicker, so when you’re doing a latte, it makes a more substantial hot beverage," Bondaroff explains. "It’s also such an easy thing to make, and you can’t even compare it to store bought, flavor-wise."

While a Golden Milk Latte doesn't require a shot of espresso, and makes a great option for those looking to kick coffee, you could absolutely add one for a healthier, next-level latte.

Watch the video—and scroll down for the full (super easy) turmeric Golden Milk Latte recipe.


Golden Milk Latte

1 cup of cashew milk (ideally homemade)
1 tbsp of freshly grated turmeric root, or 1 tsp of ground
1 tbsp of freshly grated ginger root, or 1 tsp of ground
1 tsp of ground cinnamon
Sweetener of choice (Bondaroff suggests Manuka honey)
A pinch of pepper

1. In a small pot on the stove, gently heat cashew milk over low heat.

2. Whisk in turmeric, ginger, and cinnamon until frothy, adding sweetener to taste.

3. Pour in your favorite mug and sprinkle with ground pepper. Done and done!

If you have some turmeric left over, make good use of it with this DIY, skin-brightening beauty hack or this anti-inflammatory fried rice recipe.

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