Studies on turmeric's health benefits, particularly for reducing inflammation, are preliminary but promising. Try this vegan turmeric latte made from steamed almond milk and sweetened with a touch of maple syrup.
Nutrition per serving may change if servings are adjusted.
1 cup unsweetened almond milk or coconut milk beverage
1 tablespoon grated fresh turmeric
2 teaspoons pure maple syrup or honey
1 teaspoon grated fresh ginger
Pinch of ground pepper
Ground cinnamon for garnish (optional)
Combine milk, turmeric, maple syrup (or honey), ginger and pepper in a blender. Process on high until very smooth, about 1 minute. Pour into a small saucepan and heat over medium-high heat until steaming hot but not boiling. Transfer to a mug. Garnish with a sprinkle of cinnamon, if desired.
70 calories;3 g fat(0 g sat); 1 g fiber; 11 g carbohydrates; 1 g protein; 0 mcg folate; 0 mg cholesterol; 8 g sugars; 8 g added sugars; 501 IU vitamin A; 0 mg vitamin C; 466 mg calcium; 1 mg iron; 172 mg sodium; 108 mg potassium