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Heart Healthy Turmeric Milk

You may have heard about the amazing anti-inflammatory benefits of turmeric but did you also know it is amazing for your heart? Research in the American Journal of Hypertension in June 2012 showed that a combined exercise and curcumin program significantly slowed age-related degeneration in the heart. Turmeric milk is a traditional Indian and Ayurvedic beverage that is typically drunk before bed. It's warm and cozy and is sure to become a favourite. Don't leave out the fresh ground pepper, it enhances the absorption of the curcumin.


Heart Healthy Turmeric Milk





Dietary Preference(s):

Dairy Free, Vegetarian


  • 2 cups coconut milk
  • 2 tbsp honey
  • 1 tbsp coconut butter or coconut oil
  • 1 tsp grated turmeric
  • 1 tsp grated ginger
  • Pinch of sea salt and fresh ground pepper
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • Ground cinnamon

How to Make It

In a saucepan add all ingredients, except honey, and whisk together.

Heat over medium heat until milk starts to simmer.

Turn heat to low and continue to heat for at least 5 minutes. Flavor intensifies with steeping time.

Strain out the ginger.

Add honey and stir.

Top with ground cinnamon.

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