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Healing Iced Turmeric Latte

Turmeric is a powerful anti-inflammatory root and I’ve been trying to eat some every single day for the last few months to help me recover naturally from a wrist injury. This Iced Turmeric Latte recipe makes it so easy and delicious to add to your diet! Turmeric has been used for centuries in Ayurvedic and Traditional Chinese Medicine to treat a number of conditions and scientists believe that one of the reasons why turmeric is so powerful is that it contains curcumin. Its beneficial properties have been the subject of thousands of peer-reviewed and published studies

The biggest benefit that I’ve personally witnessed is turmeric’s ability to fight inflammation. If you are suffering from any injuries (as I was several years ago in my tailbone and now with my wrist), turmeric can help reduce inflammation. I was amazed at how well it worked for me back then, and to this day – whenever I have an injury – I turn to turmeric.

This recipe is similar to Golden Milk, served over ice with a touch of honey, coconut water, and cinnamon. The coconut oil in this drink is essential, as this is what helps your body absorb all the goodness from the turmeric (which is fat-soluble) – so don’t skip this ingredient! I incorporate coconut oil in my diet often as it has an anti-inflammatory effect on the body and can assist in weight loss.

Choosing the best ingredients for this recipe:

  • The cinnamon is optional, but I really recommend it!
  • If you can’t find fresh turmeric, go ahead and use organic ground turmeric from the spice aisle. Keep in mind that most spices are irradiated and grown with conventional pesticides, if not organic. To experience all the healing benefits, it’s super important to use only high quality organic turmeric and cinnamon from a company that you trust. 

You can make this amazingly delicious turmeric latte in three simple steps!

Pour a couple cups of coconut or almond milk into a small pot and stir in one tablespoon of raw honey and two teaspoons of coconut oil. Turn the heat on low and warm the milk for a few minutes, stirring it every so often until the honey and oil is well incorporated and it’s warm to touch… 

Pour half a cup of coconut water into a blender and add three tablespoons of grated fresh turmeric (only use 1½ teaspoons if using ground turmeric) and a pinch of cinnamon. Give it a really good blend for a couple minutes…

To serve, fill a couple tall glasses halfway up with ice. Spoon a few tablespoons of the blended turmeric mix into the glass and pour the warm milk over the ice until the glass is full. Kick back your heals and enjoy it with a friend!

Food Babe's Healing Iced Turmeric Latte
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Serves: 2
  • 2 cups almond or coconut milk
  • 1 tablespoon raw honey
  • 2 teaspoons coconut oil
  • 3 tablespoons grated fresh turmeric or 1½ teaspoons ground turmeric
  • Pinch cinnamon (optional)
  • ½ cup coconut water
  • 8-10 ice cubes
  1. Place the milk, honey and coconut oil in a small pot over low heat to warm. Once warm to the touch, take off the heat.
  2. Place the turmeric, cinnamon and coconut water in a blender and blend for 1-2 minutes.
  3. Fill a glass halfway with ice, and add 3-4 tablespoons turmeric mix. Fill the glass the rest of the way with the warm milk mix, roughly 1 cup. Enjoy!
**Please use all organic ingredients if possible**


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Share this recipe with anyone in your life who could use a healing drink like this!

If you want more ideas for how to add turmeric to your diet, check out this post with 15 different ways to use it. It just might change your life! 



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26 responses to “Healing Iced Turmeric Latte

      1. How much black pepper? And could maple syrup or agave be substituted for the honey without affecting the effects of the turmeric?

  1. Your recipe sounds yummy! Will try it once I have all the ingredients. If you really want to boost the anti-inflammatory function be sure to take or eat some sort of oil (such as the coconut oil in your recipe) when you take your turmeric, as well as black pepper, which will boost the potency by around a whopping 2,000 times.

    Add to this about a half teaspoon of ginger root powder (I add it to my oatmeal and coffee daily) to really boost the anti-inflammatory effects further, and ginger is a natural pain killer. For us oldies, it’s a must to keep the parts working properly. 🙂

    Give it a try, you won’t regret it!

  2. I drink tumetic every day and i feel great it has help me with my arthritis in my hands and my knees. I put 1 lemon and also ginger. I sell the turmetic by the bottle and is real turmetic not the one that they sell in a bag. This the real tumeric

    1. Myrna, what kind of drink to you mix everyday with turmetic? My daughter complains just about every night with pain of her hands. I would like to try something with turmetic to see if this helps to relieve her pain.

  3. Vani,

    Why didn’t you include a bit of peppercorn to enhance tumerics healing properties? Several studies have shown that peppercorn added to tumerics substantially enhances turmeric.

    Please revise your recipe.

  4. Correct me if I’m wrong, but isn’t there a difference between cassia (fake) cinnamon and ceylon (true) cinnamon? I noticed that RedApe only sells cassia cinnamon.

    1. Only ceylon cinnamon has the good properties. The other one has ONLY the smell. You should know that it makes you throw up. I didn’t believe it, till the moment it happened to me…….

    2. I buy my cinnamon and other spices from an Indian shop that has spices from other countries in larger quantities, with better colour and flavour.
      Fake cinnamon is known of as Dutch Cinnamon because it usually has sugar in it whereas normal Cinnamon is darker and has more flavour and is just the one product.
      Hope this has helped someone.

  5. Most of the comments had nothing to do with the actually tumeric latte recipe listed above. Did anyone make this and if so was it good?

  6. Im going to try this, it looks so yummy! On another note…is there a way to see the subjects that you write about as headings, or in a list? I would love to be able to look up your blog posts quickly, and not have to scroll down through every post which takes a bit of time. Thanks for all that you do by the way~

  7. how does one grate the tumeric in the photo ? is there a special tool ? Ive tried with a small grader I have and its not so great

  8. coconut water gets oxidized if you dont drink within 5 minutes of opening the coconut , says my homeopath, from India.
    Just like flax seeds gets oxidized as soon as it is powdered , so does coconut water.

  9. Vani, how do you know if you’re really getting RAW honey? some raw honeys are crystallized a bit and others are super clean … I’m not a scientist nor do I know how to research things to know the TRUTH so I’m just curious as I can’t seem to find a straight answer on the topic. Thank you for the recipe and for your help.

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