Spiced Turmeric Milk


I was inspired to create this drink after reading a recipe posted on the “I Quit Sugar” blog – https://iquitsugar.com/recipe/golden-turmeric-mylk/. I am a huge fan of chai-type spices and decided to make my own variation of this warming milk. We all need something to combat dreary weather, right?


Turmeric is an incredibly healthy spice – it is anti-inflammatory due to its curcumin content, and is also a powerful antioxidant. Blood-sugar-regulating cinnamon and digestion-beneficial ginger boost this milk’s nutritional profile. Top it with some whipped dairy or coconut cream and you have a satisfying drink.


This gorgeous golden milk is perfect before bed, as a mid-afternoon snack, or in place of your regular coffee for morning tea.


This recipe can be grain-free, gluten-free, dairy-free, low-carb, vegan, egg-free, and nut-free.

Serves 1

Preparation time: 2 minutes

Cooking time: 5 minutes


– 250 ml milk of choice

– 1/2-1 teaspoon ground dried turmeric, as desired

– 1 cinnamon stick

– good grinding vanilla bean

– 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger

– pinch each ground cardamom and nutmeg

– stevia, optional

– whipped coconut/ dairy cream and extra cinnamon, to serve


1. Place all ingredients (except toppings) in a small pot. Bring to the boil over a medium-high heat, then pour into a mug. Top with cream and cinnamon, and enjoy! 🙂



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