Golden Turmeric Latte
GOLDEN TURMERIC LATTE
FOOD AS MEDICINE:
Turmeric is the main ingredient in curry dishes and is one of the most potent anti-inflammatory spices. Curcumin is the active component in turmeric and has been shown to reduce formation of fat tissue as well as improve insulin resistance. Curcumin is also beneficial for reducing symptoms and preventing inflammatory diseases such as hyperlipidemia and diabetes. Try adding fresh turmeric root to a green smoothie or sprinkle turmeric on your roasted cauliflower to make a brightly colored and nutritious vegetable side!
½ cup full fat coconut milk
1 ½ cups water
2 Tablespoons fresh turmeric, peeled and chopped
1 Tablespoon fresh ginger, peeled and chopped
1/8 teaspoon black pepper
1 teaspoon raw honey optional
2 scoops collagen protein, optional
Sprinkle cinnamon, for serving
- Place the coconut milk and water in a small saucepan and heat gently, do not boil.
- Once heated, place in a blender and add the turmeric, ginger, black pepper and honey. Blend until thoroughly combined and the mixture is frothy, adding the collagen in the last 30 seconds of blending. Pour into two mugs and sprinkle with cinnamon, serve at once.
Makes 2 servings
Nutrition facts serving: 195 Calories, 11g Fat, 18g Carbohydrates, 10g Protein
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