Turmeric Milk

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Turmeric Milk

Turmeric Milk

Get ready to put your vegan mustache on! This creamy and delicious drink can be taken first thing in the morning for energy and long satiety or any time you feel you need a deep cleansing and nutritional upload. It has an amazing nutrient profile!

Turmeric contains a poly-phenolic compound called curcumin that is anti-inflammatory (kills pain), having anti-cancer, carminative, anti-flatulent and anti-microbial properties. Turmeric has antioxidants, essential oils, fibre, vitamin Bs, C, E, minerals magnesium, manganese, calcium, iron, copper and zinc.

Coconuts water contains almost all essential daily vitamins, minerals and energy for an adult, it has electrolytes to rehydrate and help maintain trace mineral balance in fluids bathing the cells inside and out. The water also contains enzymes like catalase, peroxidase and so on aiding with digestion, as well it contains bioactive cytokinin that is anti-aging, anti-carcinogenic and helps to prevent the formation of blood blots. Coconut water is a good source of vitamin Bs, minerals potassium to help regulate the heart, phosphorus for teeth, bones and cellular wall integrity. Coconut meat is a good source of plant saturated fatty acids helping to improve cholesterol balance. (cholesterol is needed to make testosterone, estrogen and progesterone).

Raw Cashews are a good source of immune boosting phytochemicals, fiber, B vitamins, minerals potassium, copper, manganese, iron, selenium and zinc. Raw cashews contain a flavonoid called zea-xanthin that acts as an antioxidant especially for the eyes, helping to prevent macular degeneration. Turmeric Milk is a favourite at our home, we hope you enjoy!

Turmeric Milk

2 young Thai coconuts water *optional add the meat of one coconut to make creamier

1/4 – 1/2 tsp organic turmeric powder 

2 Madjool dates pitted

1/2 C raw soaked/rinsed cashews

Pinch cinnamon

Use a clever to chop tops off coconuts and drain water into blender. If adding meat of one coconut cut coconut in half and scoop out white fleshy part with a spoon, scraping away brown hard fibres. Blend all ingredients until smooth and bubbling.

Tip: store coconuts in refrigerator until ready to blend so milk is cold and refreshing! Om.