There are way too many health benefits in this baby to list (see below for just a few of the benefits). Just quickly though, by adding cracked pepper to turmeric increases it's already amazing benefits by 2000 times! Really?That's what I read so it must be true.
Step 1: Turmeric Paste: Ingredients:
1/4 cup of turmeric powder
1/2 teaspoon of ground pepper
1/2 cup of filtered water
Directions: Mix all ingredients in a small a small sauce pan and mix well. Turn the heat to medium high and stir constantly until the mixture is a thick paste. This does not take long so don’t walk away from the pan.
Let this mixture cool and then keep it in a small jar in the fridge.
Step 2: Golden Milk Ingredients:
1 cup of almond milk (hemp or coconut are also good options)
1 teaspoon coconut oil
1/4 teaspoon or more of turmeric paste
Directions: Combine all the ingredients, except honey in a saucepan. Turn the heat to medium. While heating make sure to stir constantly and do not allow the mixture to boil. Add honey to taste.
The health benefits of this beverage are apparently endless but it ranges from aiding as an anti-inflammatory, a natural aspirin, bowel issues and indigestion, is a liver detox and helps with cold symptoms. Make some!