Turmeric and Ginger Drink

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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
170 calories/serving
  • Can be done in advance
  • Very easy
  • Gluten Free
  • Nuts & Peanuts Free
  • Halal
  • Kosher
  • Vegetarian
  • Bone-healthy

Ingredients

1 cup milk, partly skimmed, 2% 250 mL
2 tsp turmeric 6 g
2 tsp gingerroot, grated 9 g
1/2 tsp honey 4 g
ground pepper to taste [optional]

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 (280g)

Amount

% Daily Value

Calories

170

Fat

6 g

9 %

Saturated 3.3 g
+ Trans 0.2 g

17 %

Cholesterol

20 mg

Sodium

110 mg

5 %

Carbohydrate

20 g

7 %

Fibre

1 g

6 %

Sugars

16 g

Protein

9 g

Vitamin A

14 %

Vitamin C

4 %

Calcium

29 %

Iron

19 %

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 servings
Meat and Alternatives : 0 serving

Claims

This recipe is :
Low  :
Sodium
Source of  :
Folacin, Niacin, Pantothenic Acid, Selenium, Vitamin A, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B6
Good source of  :
Iron, Magnesium, Manganese, Phosphorus, Zinc
Excellent source of  :
Calcium, Potassium, Vitamin B12, Vitamin B2, Vitamin D
Diet-related health claims  :
Bone-healthy

DIABETES Exchange

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

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This recipe is in the following categories

Dairy | Snacks | Beverages | Bone-healthy | High Iron | High Vitamin D | Vegetarian | Kosher | High Calcium | Low Sodium | Halal | Indian