Golden Milk Recipe

Golden Milk is a warm, comforting beverage made with almond milk, turmeric, black pepper, and honey. It’s known for its anti-inflammatory properties and can be a soothing drink before bedtime.


  • 1 cup almond milk (or any plant-based milk)
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground turmeric
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon honey (optional, adjust to taste)
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon (optional, for extra flavor)
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated fresh ginger or 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger (optional)


1. Warm the Almond Milk:

  1. Heat Milk: In a small saucepan, heat the almond milk over medium heat until it’s warm but not boiling.

2. Add the Spices:

  1. Combine Ingredients: Add the ground turmeric, black pepper, and any optional ingredients (cinnamon, ginger) to the warm almond milk.
  2. Stir: Whisk the mixture continuously to ensure the spices are well incorporated and the milk doesn’t scorch.

3. Sweeten and Serve:

  1. Add Honey: Remove the saucepan from heat. Stir in the honey, adjusting the amount to your taste preference.
  2. Serve: Pour the golden milk into a mug and enjoy it warm.


  • Adjusting Spice Levels: Start with smaller amounts of spices if you’re new to golden milk, and adjust to taste.
  • Blending: For a smoother texture, blend the mixture in a blender before serving.
  • Optional Additions: A small amount of coconut oil can be added for a creamier texture and additional health benefits.

Benefits of This Recipe:

  • Anti-Inflammatory: Turmeric contains curcumin, known for its anti-inflammatory properties.
  • Antioxidant-Rich: Turmeric and ginger are rich in antioxidants, which help protect cells from damage.
  • Digestive Health: Black pepper can enhance digestion and the absorption of turmeric.
  • Soothing: Warm milk can be soothing and may help with relaxation and sleep.

Nutritive Value (Approximate per Serving):

  • Calories: 80 kcal
  • Protein: 1g
  • Fat: 3.5g
    • Saturated Fat: 0.3g
  • Carbohydrates: 12g
    • Dietary Fiber: 1g
    • Sugars: 8g (including honey)
  • Vitamins and Minerals:
    • Vitamin D: Depends on the almond milk brand
    • Calcium: 30% of the Daily Value (DV, from fortified almond milk)
    • Iron: 2% of the DV

Enjoy this delicious and healthy golden milk as a comforting drink to unwind with at the end of the day!

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