It’s creamy, it’s soothing and a perfect way to end your day.

Golden milk is famous for its healing, anti-inflammatory properties largely because of the curcumin found in turmeric. Research suggests that turmeric in the diet can treat breathing problems, joint pain, fatigue, digestive issues, and more.

Though golden milk shares similarities with turmeric milk, it’s a little edgier and is packed with ginger, cinnamon and cardamom and you can also top it with a shot of espresso to make Golden Milk Latte. The addition of ginger and cinnamon further enhances the anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial benefits. Don’t forget to add the black pepper, it aids to bring out the medical properties of turmeric.

We have made a dairy-free version of this classic drink, for all the vegans out there.

You’ll Need

1 1/2 cup of almond milk 

1 1/2 cup of coconut milk

1 1/2 tsp of turmeric 

Cardamom pods

1 Tbsp of fresh ginger

1 cinnamon stick 

A pinch of black pepper 

1 tbsp of honey 

1 shot of espresso (optional) 


In a saucepan over medium heat, add your milk. 

Drop-in your turmeric and whisk to ensure it’s well combined and not streaky.

Carefully with a knife, crack open a cardamom pod and add to the milk along with the grated fresh ginger and cinnamon stick.

Stir and add the pepper and taste. 

Sweeten with honey and add up to one tablespoon of honey. 

Allow the mixture to heat up but not boil. 

Strain and serve. 

Best enjoyed fresh, but you can store the leftovers covered in the refrigerator for 2-3 days. Reheat on the stovetop or microwave until hot.

If you decide to make a golden milk latte, you can skip on the spices as their flavour might seem competing.