Health Coach for Women

Golden Milk (Turmeric Tea)

Prep Time

5 minutes

Prep Notes

cCaCarCardamom is one of myvery f

Cardamom is one of my very favorite spices, and one of your more expensive investments - but worth every penny. Found in Scandinavian baked goods, as well as Indian foods, this spice from the pepper family really adds a noticeable difference to everything you add it to. Here, it makes the difference in this nutritious and healing drink. You really shouldn't leave it out. It's like leaving out the vanilla in your cookies.
If you're not familiar with it, there are a few things you should know about it. It comes in pods, with 6 - 8 seeds in each pod. When manufacturers take the seeds out of the pod, it is labeled "decorticated". Either way, this is a much better way to really taste the spice, as you must crush the seeds fresh with a mortar and pestle before using in a recipe. The ground variety is quicker, but you'll have to use more of it to get the flavor, and even then it falls a bit flatter than the whole spice.


2 servings


½ tsp. Ground turmeric

½ tsp. Cinnamon

¼ tsp. Ground ginger

1/8 tsp. Ground/crushed cardamom

Pinch ground black pepper (necessary)

1/3 cup water

1 cup Almond or coconut milk

1 tsp. or more honey


Blend spices in a small saucepan. Blend in water, and simmer over low heat until spices are well incorporated. Stir in milk and warm until steaming. Remove from heat and stir in honey. Serve.



Turmeric is one of the oldest healing spices. Used in Ayurvedic Medicine for over 5,000 years, this anti-microbial, anti-germicidal spice has helped coutnless people with inflammation, liver cleansing, and so much more. Do some research on this wonderful healing spice today, and see what it can do for you. I recommend daily use.