Turmeric and Ginger Drink

2 Reviews
100% would make this recipe again

Turmeric and ginger, some of nature's most powerful healers, are combined in this "cleansing tea", also known as "Golden Milk".

Preparation : 3 min Cooking : 2 min
100 calories/serving
  • Can be done in advance
  • Very easy
  • Gluten Free
  • Lactose Free
  • Halal
  • Kosher
  • Vegetarian
  • Artery-healthy
  • Heart-healthy
  • Bone-healthy

Ingredients

1 cup almond beverage, unsweetened, fortified, or rice 250 mL
2 tsp turmeric 6 g
2 tsp gingerroot, grated 9 g
1/2 tsp honey 4 g
ground pepper to taste

Method

  1. Pour the milk into a small saucepan and heat gently until it reaches room temperature. Add the turmeric, grated ginger, honey, and a pinch of pepper to a mug.
  2. Pour a small amount of the warm milk into the mug and stir to create a liquid paste, ensuring there are no lumps. Pour the remaining milk and serve.

Nutrition Facts Table

per 1 serving (270g)

Amount

% Daily Value

Calories

100

Fat

4 g

6 %

Saturated 0.2 g
+ Trans 0 g

1 %

Cholesterol

0 mg

Sodium

130 mg

5 %

Carbohydrate

16 g

5 %

Fibre

9 g

38 %

Sugars

3 g

Protein

2 g

Vitamin A

11 %

Vitamin C

3 %

Calcium

31 %

Iron

24 %

Servings of Canada's Food Guide

1 serving of this recipe is equivalent to :
Vegetables and Fruits : ¼ serving
Grain Products : 0 serving
Milk and Alternatives : 1 serving
Meat and Alternatives : 0 serving

Claims

This recipe is :
Free  :
Cholesterol, Trans Fat
Low  :
Saturated Fat, Sodium
Source of  :
Magnesium, Vitamin A, Vitamin B6, Zinc
Good source of  :
Iron, Manganese, Potassium
Excellent source of  :
Calcium, Fibre, Vitamin B12, Vitamin B2, Vitamin D
Diet-related health claims  :
Artery-healthy, Bone-healthy, Heart-healthy

DIABETES Exchange

1 serving of this recipe is equivalent to :
Food Group Exchanges
Vegetables ½
Other Foods 0

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2 Reviews (1 with rating only ) 100% would make this recipe again
mmv686
january 10, 2015

I think this could be an acquired taste. I found two teaspoons of turmeric very strong. I might try it with one teaspoon next time.

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mmv686
january 10, 2015

I think this could be an acquired taste. I found two teaspoons of turmeric very strong. I might try it with one teaspoon next time.

Useful 4