Turmeric Latte: The Drink That's Replacing Your PSLs

It's the wondrous spice your body needs.

September 28, 2016
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It’s the season for holiday-themed food and drinks. Unfortunately, your favorite fall cravings may be costing you when it comes to your waistline. Skip the pumpkin spice lattes, cookies, and muffins, and save them for #CheatDay

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Try this turmeric latte instead. It's healthier, more delicious, and filled with countless health benefits! Registered dietitian and spokesperson for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Alissa Rumsey shares her go-to recipe.

Goodbye pumpkin spice, and hello turmeric latte. 

Turmeric Latte
(Makes 1 serving)

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup unsweetened almond milk 
  • 1 heaping teaspoon peeled and finely chopped fresh turmeric root
  • 1 Tablespoon fresh grated ginger root 
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • 1 Tablespoon coconut oil
  • Pinch of sea salt

Directions:

  1. Warm almond milk in a small saucepan over medium heat until it starts to simmer (do not boil).
  2. Add the remaining ingredients to the saucepan, stirring with a whisk until combined.
  3. Pour the mixture into a blender and blend about 30 seconds, or until frothy. Serve immediately.