Health food fads come and go. Often replaced by a superior candidate that has been on its heels for the past few years or so. In this case, we’re talking about the Matcha Latte vs the Golden Turmeric Latte.
Nobody here is saying that the end to Matcha lattes is near – but we are glorifying its steep, golden competition.
Before the realization that turmeric spice was a super food, it had been commonly used in Asian cuisine to spice curries and popular dishes. However, the oldest and most traditional use of turmeric is is in Ayurvedic medicine. It can treat a number of diseases, including allergies, abdominal pain, muscle pain, asthma and other inflammatory diseases. This little spice has come a long way from the earlier days in India. Now we use turmeric powder for facials.
Today, we’re talking about a delicious golden turmeric latte recipe. Unlike matcha, which is high in caffeine, you can enjoy this latte morning and night.
- 1 (15 oz) can coconut milk
- 1 cup almond milk
- 1 tablespoon grade A maple syrup (or any type you prefer)
- 1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
- 1 teaspoon ground turmeric
- pinch of cinnamon (to garnish)
- Add all ingredients (except cinnamon) into a small pot with the heat on high.
- Whisk the ingredients together, bring them to a boil, then reduce the heat to low.
- Let it simmer for 3-5 minutes. Whisk occasionally.
- Pour latte into two small mugs or one large mug.
- Add a sprinkle of cinnamon on top.
Turmeric is best known for its many health benefits, but it can benefit your skin in many ways, internally and externally. Some say it can give you the best skin ever through its sheer versatility. It can treat oily skin, offer protect from the sun and heal sun damaged skin. Furthermore, it can treat chronic skin conditions, such as psoriasis, rosacea and eczema. Enjoy this golden turmeric latte throughout the day, and reap the benefits of an ancient spice.