Make Your Own Turmeric Latte Powder

Turmeric is a member of the ginger family & has been a part of Ayurvedic medicine for thousands of years, and is considered by Ayurvedic practitioners to be an auspicious herb, a key medicine.

It’s important to purchase organic turmeric and turmeric supplements from a trusted source, as compounds of synthetic curcumin are known to be present on the market.

Mixed with milk it is thought, in Ayurvedic practice, to calm the mind. And don’t we all need that right now?

 

Make Your Own Turmeric Latte Powder

Prep Time: 3 minutes
Cook Time: 3 minutes
Total Time: 6 minutes

Ingredients

  • 6 tsp turmeric powder
  • 3 tsp cinnamon powder Sri Lankan / True Verum
  • 1.5 tsp ginger powder
  • 12 cracks black pepper
  • 1.5 cups milk of choice coconut milk is delicious with this recipe. I personally love half coconut milk and half cashew/almond milk.
  • 1 tsp honey or maple syrup

Instructions

  • 1. Add all ingredients into a jar and shake
  • 2. Add 1 tsp of mix to a mug. Store the rest somewhere for next time.
  • 3. Add a splash of hot milk and stir into a paste, then fill the mug the rest of the way to the top with more hot milk.
  • 4. Add your sweetener and enjoy!
  • 5. Optional: Dust with some extra powder for presentation.

Notes

A mix of coconut milk and water is beautiful with this turmeric latte.
FOR FODMAP FRIENDLY:
If using coconut milk, use only up to half a cup.
If using almond milk, use only up to one cup.
For cow's milk, choose lactose-free.
THERMOMIX INSTRUCTIONS:
1 cup of milk 3 mins/90 deg/speed 1
Add 1 tsp turmeric latte powder 30 sec/heat off/ speed 4
TIP
To increase the absorption of turmeric serve with a fat (or something with good fats like nuts or seeds like bliss balls or raw dessert). But since this recipe is made with milk, you're good to go! Coconut milk is lovely with turmeric latte.
Tried this recipe?Let us know how it was!
Course Drinks, Medicinal
Cuisine Middle Eastern
Allergy Dairy Free, FODMAP Friendly, Gluten Free, Lactose Free, Legume Free, Nightshade Free, Nut Free, Oil Free, Peanut Free, Refined Sugar Free, Salt Free, Sesame Free, Soy Free, Wheat Free
Value Halal, Kosher, Paleo, Vegan, Vegetarian
Author: Megan Garner

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About the Author: Megan Garner

Megan Garner is a plant-based Nutritionist, Naturopath and Herbalist, is an accredited member of the Naturopaths and Herbalists Association of Australia, and works as a blogger, author, presenter and workshop facilitator. She is passionate about eating a whole foods plant-based diet and empowering others to do the same. Megan is raising her daughter on a plant-based diet and has written an eBook 'Babies and Toddlers Plant Based Nutrition' to show parents how they can have a thriving plant based kid too. Visit Megan’s website to learn more about plant-based nutrition, naturopathy, and book a consult or purchase her e-book.

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