Turmeric Milk

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If you’ve never heard of Turmeric Milk, you’re in for a treat. Turmeric Milk is my absolute favorite night time drinks other than hot tea. This drink is not only completely comforting, relaxing, and soothing at night, but extremely nutritious. Turmeric contains loads of nutrients especially antioxidants and anti-inflammatory compounds which make this a win-win in my book. Another benefit, it simply tastes delicious! Turmeric has a warm, slightly spicy, bold, and earthy flavor and when mixed with a hint of sweetness makes this the new night cap beverage (sans the alcohol).

Turmeric: the queen spice.

Most of us here in the Western culture (US) have some story of a mother, parent, grandmother, etc. who have told us to drink warm milk before bedtime because it’ll help us sleep. The theory behind that originated due to the tyrptophan content in milk (same with the turkey theory, which is false, it’s simply because we eat way too much and our energy rushes to our digestive tracts to digest that load of food, not because of some amino acid- end rant). Honestly, I can’t show any research that supports this theory (instead this one says different), but we’ll go ahead and chalk it up as it’s simply comforting. Anything warm in the evening hours provides soothing effects on our digestion and almost instantaneously relaxes us.

Most traditional recipes will use whole cows milk, but I choose a different option that’s a little more friendly to our bodies and digestion, especially those suffering from digestive issues or intolerances to dairy. Traditionally Turmeric Milk comes from many Ayurvedic practices and medicine in Indian cultures. Turmeric is nothing new to Eastern cultures, in fact it’s been known as a “healing spice” used to help anything from sore throats, colds, flus, stomach aches to wound healing, abrasions/skin issues due to it’s antibacterial and antimicrobial properties, I wrote an in depth post on turmeric and of course, it’s always a spice in my pantry and routinely use this spice in some fashion daily.

Turmeric Milk, Nutrition Stripped, Turmeric, Golden Milk

Turmeric milk is not only high in antioxidants, anti inflammatory compounds, healthy fats (especially when using coconut milk), but also manganese and iron (found in turmeric). In traditional recipes, which include peppercorns, actually enhances the absorption of curcumin (the main component found in turmeric) in our bodies. The ingredients in this recipe actually work in a synergistic fashion, which is fascinating! I love using turmeric in curry dishes, a spice used in One Bowl Skillet Meals, Spicy Coconut Curry with Sweet Jasmine RiceCurry Cauliflower soups, dressings, sauces, and a dash in my Stripped Green Smoothie for added health benefits. All of these recipes are incredibly delicious and embrace the flavor and health benefits of turmeric without it being too bold or unpleasant. Many of my clients who I have incorporate Turmeric Milk into their plan, start out by adding more honey or maple syrup to sweeten and find themselves gradually decreasing it overtime!

My favorite way to make this is when I’m unwinding for the day, put on some relaxing music, cozy slippers, and simmer a pot of this on the stove letting all the flavor of turmeric, peppercorns, cinnamon, ginger, and coconut milk or almond milk marry together beautifully. Actually, the longer you simmer this over low-medium heat, the stronger and more intense the flavor is, which I prefer. Even if you’re on the go and want to enjoy this, you can still reap the benefits by just adding about 1/2 teaspoon ground turmeric, a dash of cinnamon, and sea salt into some almond milk, shake it up and go! But I promise, the experience of making this over the stove and enjoying it warm is one to be experienced first.

Turmeric Milk, Nutrition Stripped, Turmeric, Golden Milk

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Turmeric Milk
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A classic comforting warm and boldly spiced turmeric milk with a hint of sweetness.
Ingredients
  • 2 cups of homemade almond milk
  • 1 tablespoon local honey, optional
  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil, optional
  • 1 teaspoon ground turmeric
  • 1 cinnamon stick or 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • small pinch of black pepper and grated ginger (fresh is best)
Instructions
  1. Simply pour all ingredients into a small saucepan and bring to a light boil, whisk to combine ingredients. Reduce heat to low and simmer for up to 20-30 minutes.
  2. Strain the milk if you have large pieces of ginger, cinnamon, peppercorns, etc. To serve, add honey or a dash of cinnamon.
  3. Enjoy warm is best!
Notes
* You may use whatever milk you prefer: I recommend coconut or almond milk.
LOWER SUGAR // use stevia to sweeten

Make it a latte!

Using a blender: simply add all ingredients into the blender + 1 tablespoon of coconut oil and blend for about 1 minute. It gets beautifully frothy!

Subtle variations

  • Add 2-3 whole cardamom pods while boiling
  • Add 2-3 whole black peppercorns
  • Add 2 tablespoons coconut oil
  • Add more honey or maple syrup to sweeten
  • Add vanilla extract to taste

 


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  1. Being an Indian, turmeric milk was ( and is still) the go to drink for colds and coughs. Delighted to see it on your website.

    1. Thank you for your input Shruti! I appreciate the support and thanks for stopping by 😉

      1. This tastes amazing! I just hope I finally get a good nights sleep! I will let you know.

        1. This was very tasty! So comforting and satisfying! The bottom of my mug got quite sludgy though, any thoughts on how to avoid this?

          1. That’s natural to happen when using powders, but also follow the step where it says strain that’ll help! Xx

    2. Margaret Green says:

      I am going out tomorrow to get the ingredients to make Turmeric milk. I sounds just what I need for a good nights sleep.

      1. Hi Margaret, Thank you so much for sharing! Yes, it’s a wonderful drink for an evening sleeping.

    3. I’m learning. Thank you.

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  3. Gretchen says:

    I have read about tumeric milk in the past and was curious but I wasn’t sure how to make it. This is delicious!

    1. Excellent, let me know how you like it! It’s a favorite of mine. Thanks for sharing :)

    2. Deborah Walcott says:

      I saw this on many videos not sure if I had wanted to try it……I finally did, it is really good, thank you

      1. So glad you tried it Deborah!

  4. Leahsong says:

    Has anyone tried this using kefir made from cow’s milk? I figure heat all the ingredients (without kefir) in a little water, then add it to kefir. I don’t drink any milk of any kind except homemade kefir from organic cow’s milk.

    1. Kefir will change the taste of this recipe due to the natural fermentation (which is slightly tangy) that’s why I enjoy using almond milk to balance out the flavors of spiciness from the turmeric with sweet almond milk. You can definitely try it out and see how it works for you :)

      1. Susy Salsberg says:

        I hear that is good for Colds an bronchitis, I have asthma and usually is controllable but this year was horrible and my children told me about Turmeric !! should i try ?? thanks for your feedback

        1. Turmeric Milk isn’t a “cure all” type of drink, although it’s incredibly helpful at fighting inflammation, you should give it a try, it’s delicious!

  5. I drink turmeric milk everyday without fail, one of my delicious drink. I knew very well that it has got many healing properties in turmeric. It is very good for controlling Asthma/wheezing when serve it hot by adding both turmeric and pepper.

    1. Excellent, it’s one of my favorite drinks as well. Glad you stopped by!

  6. Whenever I have a cold I make myself a cup of warm turmeric milk – come morning I’m feeling a lot better. It’s like the miracle spice!! Definitely recommend it.

    I find it actually does help me to sleep to be honest. Maybe it’s psychological but it’s definitely tasty!

    1. Wonderful! I love it as well, it’s great! Thank you for stopping by and sharing :)

  7. Ravi Karthick S says:

    Antimicrobial property.. Indian traditional Ayurveda medicine!!
    During the south Indian festival Pongal, a whole turmeric plant with fresh rhizomes is offered as a thanksgiving offering to Surya, The Sun god.

    1. Thank you for sharing that with me and the other readers! Thanks for stopping by and come back again :)

  8. Charlie says:

    I used to be a consume turmeric milk daily . But after 7-8 months my nose started bleeding infrequently, maybe too much heat in my body.So I stopped it and the bleeding stopped.Maybe the qty of turmeric was too much.I dont know whether to start over.But one thing I must say, I was free from commnon cold for the time I took it.

    1. I like to use turmeric daily, but everyone is different. Glad to know things cleared up! Thanks for stopping by and come back soon :)

    2. Tumeric actually inhibits blood clotting. Everything in moderation.

      1. Yes- I talk about this already- Spotlight on Turmeric. Thank you

  9. Manoj Gautam says:

    Couldn’t have agreed more. Whenever I have flu and dry cough simply does not go away, I use warm milk in a glass with a teaspoon of turmeric powder and voila, it’s simply amazing.

    1. Thanks for sharing! It’s my favorite too. Thanks for stopping by, come back soon :)

  10. Sahil@SahPerspective says:

    If you find yourself lot of Indians thanking you, then here is one more! And you know it why!! Glad, i came across this one!

    1. Wonderful! And thank you for stopping by and enjoying this recipe. Come back soon :)

  11. The only word for this stuff is “AWESOME!!!!!!”

    1. Thank you Cindy! I think so too :)

  12. I just made this for the first time and it’s surprisingly delicious!!! Definitely my new go to nightly drink! This is a great way to incorporate tumeric into your daily diet. Thanks so much for sharing and I can’t wait to share it with others (giving you credit of course!) :)

    1. Wonderful! It’s one of my favorites. Yes please do share and where the others can get the recipe (Nutrition Stripped). Best to you :)

  13. I’ve heard that pepper is necessary to activate the Tumeric and noticed this is an ingredient in your recipe. Is this an old wise tail? What are your thoughts?

    1. Hi Missy, I actually address this within the blog post along with a scientific article if you click the hyperlinked text. Thanks and hope you come back soon :)

  14. Isn’t cinnamon a stimulant? I stopped putting into any food or drinks after 2-3 in the afternoon years ago…I had found my entire family had difficulties sleeping when I cooked dinner with it…

    ..the recipe looks great. I add tumeric to my Holy Basil tea (+ cinnamon + lemon+ fresh ginger) each morning,,,

  15. I have been making something similar to this for a while. My one addition is a table spoon of coconut oil. Of recent though I have been experiencing some problems and I was hoping someone could maybe come up with an explanation to what is happening. I add all the ingredients to the saucepan, milk, turmeric, ginger and coconut oil and heat it gentle and then pour into a mug and then add the honey to taste. Now nearly every time I make it the milk seems to separate and I end up with these big clumps of ginger covered in milk fat. The first time this happened I realized I had forgotten the coconut oil, so I figured that’s what the problem was, but the next time I make it I am feeling all chuffed with myself because it looks just perfect. I sit down to enjoy this wonderful drink and as I take my first sip I am smiling but as I go take my second sip it’s become this huge clump in my mug??? Today I tried again but it all separated in the saucepan?

    1. Coconut oil will melt upon heating, this shouldn’t be the cause. My guess is the type of milk you’re using and the heat used- as milk with curdle at high heat. I use almond milk in this recipe and have never had an issue with clumping. Also when you’re heating the milk you don’t need to bring it to a boil, just simmer until it’s warm. Hopefully you have better luck with this next time!

    2. Fresh ginger will turn milk into pudding. Look up “Ginger Milk Curd”. I got around this by partly cooking the ginger in a steamer first, which apparently inactivates the protease.

      The local health food store recently started carrying fresh turmeric root, which is what I use to make turmeric milk. I preserve the roots by first soaking them in water overnight, then breaking the root into usable pieces then putting them in a bag in the freezer.

      1. … I can then put a piece of frozen turmeric root into a blender with hot milk, then strain it into a glass after blending.

      2. Hi David,
        In this recipe, I use almond milk- it’s not intended for fresh/raw cow’s milk although you may use it- I believe the action of just adding ginger to milk does not make the milk itself curd unless you’re making the specific recipe for ginger pudding curd (from what I’ve read). I hope you enjoy the turmeric milk still!

    3. sheila denton says:

      I made a variation on this drink all last winter and LOVED it. This winter I’ve made it again four or five times and i’m getting clumping too. Using whole cow’s milk JUST LIKE I DID LAST YEAR. Kinda odd…but yes, warm turmeric beverage is what it’s all about.

      1. I don’t use cows milk, this recipe is for non-dairy milks only and I never have clumping! Try using a whisk :)

  16. Sipping on the Turmeric milk now! It’s so good! I cook with Turmeric, never knew I cook drink it too…This is yummy!

    1. Great! I’m happy you’re now a lover of turmeric milk as well :)

  17. Hi, was wondering if fresh turmeric root could in any way work with this recipe?

    1. Hi Erica,
      I haven’t used turmeric root for this recipe, but you can certainly try it out by grating it then straining the mixture. I prefer to use ground turmeric for ease of use and to avoid it staining anything as much as the root :)

      1. I only ask because my Dad dug me up a ‘little bit’ of turmeric from his garden (about 3 kilograms) so I am looking for potential uses aside from dehydrating and powdering it myself. I’ll try it anyway and keep you posted.

        1. That’s fantastic! Yes, please let me know how it turns out Erica, best to you and your turmeric adventures! :)

  18. Good evening, I tried turmeric milk for the first time tonight!! Surprisingly it is really good! I just warmed up the milk (next time I would prefer to use almond milk, but using what I had at hand!) and powdered turmeric. I am trying it as a home remedy for throat inflammation. This is delicious! I cannot wait to try your recipe tomorrow night! xx

    1. Hi Sahar, thanks for sharing, I’m glad you enjoy it as much as I do! Thanks for stopping by and hope you come back soon :)

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  20. I’ve made this for 2 nights now and it soothing and delicious! My toothbrush is permanently yellow now, haha! Thank you for such a fabulous, healthy night cap!

    1. Wonderful, I’m glad you’re enjoying it as much as I do!

  21. alia kharmeta medina says:

    hello from indonesia!! :) im a big fan of your blog, i lovveeeeeeee your blog. me&my daughter are trying to eat healthily without adding salt & sugar to our meal except the natural ones. no precessed food no fastfood at all. im quite strict actually. but since we are living in a different continent i found a lot of the ingredients in your recipe is hard to find here :( so i modified and do some adjustment. this tumaric milk is quite similar to myhubby&mine fave traditional drink. it is tumaric with tamarind (latin : tamarindus indica) it helps the cramp on my period, reduce my hubby’s body odor since he sweat a lot. maybe one day you can post our traditional drinks/meals that you can modified :) pleaseee do keep posting recipes ….

    1. Hello! Thank you so much for your kind compliment and support of my blog, I appreciate it very much! I’m glad you’ve enjoyed the Turmeric Milk and I hope you come back soon :)

  22. Tried this for the first time tonight. I did add 1/8t of coconut oil and a pinch of cayenne pepper. So yummy!!! Can’t wait to see how well I’ll sleep.

    1. Hi Deb! Wonderful, I’m so glad you tried it and hope you enjoyed!

      1. Hi, delicious recipe. I was just wondering if this wil stain teeth permanently?

  23. Rebecca Saenz says:

    I’ve been devouring myself in this little concoction over the course of 2-3 weeks after I stumbled across it on Pinterest. I must say, this is the best “night cap” ever. I am head over heels in LOVE with this drin!. My only wish…that I had discovered in sooner.

    Thanks for sharing your version of the drink.

    1. Hi Rebecca! Haha thank you so much for trying out the new “night cap”- it’s my favorite as well. Happy you stumbled upon my site as well and hope you come back again :)

  24. Hi McKel, stumbled across your site while surfing for info about tumeric in milk.
    Can you tell me if qtr tsp turmeric powder to 250 ml milk is a good ratio. That’s how much I put in. Also, I just mix it in with cold milk, is heating (or boiling) required from a nutrition perspective?

    I’m going to add some freshly ground black pepper next time.

    Btw, nice site and you have a wonderful first name.

    1. Hi Jamsy, Thank you so much for your sweet comment! As long as it tastes good to you that ratio should be fine- the heat does help the turmeric and the other flavors meld together, but it’s not a mandatory step if you don’t like it warm. It’s better to drink it cold than not drink it at all 😉

  25. i was advised to take tumeric milk to heip an inflammed, painful knee. It was very effective. And delicious! Thank you for your nice blog.

    1. Wonderful Louisa, I’m glad you’ve found my blog as well and so happy you enjoyed the recipe!

  26. I’m making this right now on a cold, rainy Southern California night. I like it in the morning. I make it like you but just with grated ginger, turmeric and freshly ground black pepper. It stays out all night cooling and then I have enough for two days worth in the mornings. Naturally I re-heat a portion and I add a bit of Half&Half lol like I would to coffee.
    I once had a stage three melanoma (skin cancer) where the doctors gave me 5 years to see if it got into my lymph nodes. They removed a good part of my right biceps where the melanoma was. I built that back through exercise except for a horrible scar. I was really scared for a long time during those five years.
    At 55 years old, I’m still alive after more than 20 years and eat turmeric at every chance! It’s supposed to be excellent against skin cancers and others. Who knows? But this “milk” is great. Thanks for telling people about it ! It’s tasty ! God knows I’ve stayed out of the sun for decades but it is known that if you tanned, or God forbid, had sunburns yourself in youth, later on it doesn’t matter if you avoid the sun– the damage has been done. I found that out with seven more procedures after the scary melanoma on different parts of my body. BUT, I depend on avoiding the sun and drinking turmeric milk. I haven’t needed a skin cancer operation for a long time now. Oh! the stupidity of youth LOL ! Drink this Turmeric Milk people ! Thanks again for educating us McKEL !

    1. Hi Johnnie,
      Thank you so much for sharing your story and your love of turmeric milk as well! Best to you and thanks again for the kind comment :)

  27. I’m interested in trying it with coconut milk. Have you tried this?

    1. Hi Maia, I have tried it and it’s great as well! I hope you like it :)

  28. I’ve just drank turmeric milk with a tsp of cocoa and some vanilla. It’s wonderful and I’m really hoping it will kill a cold that’s trying to attack me :-) I’m going to buy some almond milk and try with that tomorrow.

    1. Hi Robyn, wow that sounds amazing! I’m so glad you love it and thanks for sharing :)

  29. I am glad I came upon this site. I want to try something for my arthritis knees and I have been reading a lot about the benefits of turmeric but I don’t like the idea of taking large doses of turmeric for inflammation and this milk recipe might be worth a try. I read that 3 cups of this kind of milk may help. What are your thoughts on it? Sounds like a really delicious drink though! I will try it!

    1. Hi Sandi, Thank you so much for sharing I’m so glad you enjoyed the blog post about turmeric and the recipe. Turmeric a very anti-inflammatory and a great spice to incorporate daily, check back to my Spotlight On Turmeric post for more detail information :)

  30. Thanks Mckel. I just tried this basic recipe using coconut and almond milk blend and it tasted quite lovely.:-) I will add some vanilla next time for more flavor though. But I will definitely drink more of this often, now that winter is upon us. Thanks so much for your great ideas on your site.;-)

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  32. Omg I cant wait to try this! Thank you!

    1. Hi Spring! What a lovely name you have by the way- I’m happy you’re going to try it :)

  33. does taking turmeric milk daily cause diseases like jaundice??? does it have any side effects?? i got pimples and red spots on body…

    1. Jaundice is often a sign of liver disfunction it’s causes by red blood cell byproducts, which causes yellowing of the skin. Turmeric is yellow in color, just because of it’s color won’t mean it will turn you yellow. Here are studies on turmeric: http://examine.com/supplements/Turmeric/

  34. Being an Indian……turmeric plays an important role in our culture…..and i have been drinking turmeric milk from last six months….trust me….it works wonders…….right from glowing of skin to pain of periods !!
    Glad to see it on your website :)
    Hope to see more beneficial posts !!!
    Thankyou !!

    1. Hi Sana,
      Thank you so much for your kind words and comments! I’m so glad you enjoy turmeric milk as much as I do! Best to you and hope you come back soon :)

      1. Heyy McKel,
        Thank you so much for your reply !
        Will definitely come back soon !!
        And will also keep you posted on Healthy things :)
        c ya !!

  35. Thank you for the interesting recipe. So glad to have followed someone’s pin on Pinterest here. I’m not Indian and turmeric is a spice that I rarely use though I do have some. The beautiful photo in your blog was lure enough and now I’ve got to try this with almond milk since insomnia has been a problem for me for nearly half my life and has gotten worse now in mid life. Even if it doesn’t help me sleep I’m sure the other benefits will make it a new favourite. Thanks again!

    1. Hi Molly,
      Thank you so much for stopping by and I hope you love this one as much as I do! Thanks again :)

  36. Mohammad Nasir ali says:

    The drink is really very delicious.Being anti-inflammatory is very important to the body functions. I hope it will cure my Bronchitis and avoid taking the antibiotics.
    Thanks.

    1. Hi Mohammad,
      Thank you for sharing and I hope you love it_ thanks again for stopping by :)

  37. Can I use this drink for my 8 and 10 years old kids?

  38. I make this exact same drink but I add it to my oatmeal in the morning and top it with sliced banana. It is absolutely delish!!

    1. Hi Richelle,
      Yum! I love that idea- so glad you enjoy the recipe :)

  39. This is yummy! I am wondering if anyone is finding this to produce the antinflamatory affect of tumeric with this recipe. Please let me know.

    1. Hi Stephanie,
      I reference the research behind turmeric in my post Spotlight On Turmeric, check that post for more details on the anti-inflammatory benefits of this spice!

  40. Just finished up my first ever glass of warm turmeric milk and it was just so lovely. Good night and namaste. Cheers to a healthy 2014.

    1. Hi Holly,
      So glad you enjoyed it, happy new year to you as well! Namaste :)

  41. `Leslie Cann says:

    Just finished a delectable mug of turmeric milk. I found when I added the ground turmeric & cinnamon it settled on top & would not whisk into the milk (coconut). So I used my braun whip & it mixed up into a frothy latte. Nice & creamy. My new best evening drink.

    1. Hi Leslie,
      Thank you so much for your kind words! I’m so glad you liked it- yes, I love running it through a blender or whisking more to make sure it doesn’t settle as much. Thanks for stopping by- come back soon!

  42. Wow! I’m looking forward to trying this, it sounds delish!! I had a spinal fusion operation last May and my friends advised me to take turmeric as an anti imflamitory. I bought the capsules but couldn’t face taking them. This is more like it!! I’m going to get the ingredients tomorrow!! Thank you for sharing, I think it could start a new family tradition, I think my boys will love it :) xx

    1. Hi Heidi,
      Wonderful! I hope you like it as much as I do. Best to you and your recovery!

  43. Hey there, I think your website might be having browser compatibility issues.
    When I look at your blog in Firefox, it looks fine butt when opening in Internet Explorer, it has some overlapping.
    I just wanted to giive you a quick heads up!
    Other then that, wonderful blog!

    1. Hi there,
      Yes, my blog requires the newest versions of those- thank you for letting me know though!

  44. Leah Favors says:

    I make it from Almond Milk!!!

  45. I know this is great. Turmeric has a special place in Indian Ayurvedic treatments. Add Ghee (clarified butter) to it and your constipation problem is gone.

    Thanks,
    Binny

    1. Hi Binny,
      Turmeric is wonderful, I’m so glad you’re enjoying this recipe. Ghee would be great for most people, but I do dairy free here so coconut oil is a great replacements.

  46. Hi, I was wondering if this is a good drink to fight bacterial vaginosis?

    1. Hi Seema,
      There’s no scientific research regarding “curing” that infection, that I’ve seen.

  47. When I looked into ayervedic medicine, it says to drink the turmeric milk until ailment is gone. Thanks for your help!

  48. I tried you recipe last night and this morning and it has worked great for my arthritis so far! I was actually able to use my hands without pain! I did notice both times I tried it I got a headache. I haven’t been able to find any information about Turmeric causing headaches. I am not taking any meds, so there are no interactions to anything. Got any ideas, or ever heard of this? By the way, YUMMY drink!!

    1. Hi Rebecca,
      So glad you’re enjoying the Turmeric Milk! I love it as a warming drink at night as well :)

  49. Hey McKel,

    Absolutely awsome blog. I am having cold and sore throat since yesterday, how often can I take Turmeric milk in a day?
    Thanks.

    1. Hi there- this recipe isn’t a medicine it’s just a food/spice! Depending on if you take medications that may interact with turmeric, I’d check with your doctor.

  50. Rob Kennedy says:

    Hi I’looking forward to trying this!
    Some thoughts:
    Adding honey to the other ingredients only after heating process has finished would be preferable don’t you think? That way there’s no chance of denaturing the honey through excessive heat…

    http://www.ayurvedicyogi.com/honey-ayurvedic-nectar-or-poisin/

    Also, for the person who suggested drinking turmeric milk with kefir, perhaps it would also be worth trying this with coconut kefir…

    http://www.naturalnews.com/041722_coconut_kefir_health_benefits_fermented_beverages.html

    1. Hi Rob,
      The turmeric milk is warmed through, not boiled which would denature some of the nutrients in honey, but not all. Warming helps dissolve the honey, but please use any way you enjoy!

  51. I just tried this and after all the comments I can’t wait to see the positive effects! This was so yummy! My new nighttime drink!!

    1. Hi Jenn,
      So glad you’re enjoying it! Best to you

  52. A chiropractor told me a long time ago to drink turmeric milk every night. This post has encouraged me to begin again in earnest. I use turmeric and black pepper on my egg in the morning. I cook it very gently in coconut oil. I will use this recipe and try some of the suggestions in the comments too. Loved reading them! Thank you for posting this.

    1. Hi Jeanne,
      Those are some great ways to incorporate turmeric- I as well love it on eggs with black pepper :)

  53. Hi,

    Love it! I now have it the last thing at night, if it’s the last thing I do! lol

    I wondered if there’s any research on when I drink this whether it might help cure my mother-in-law’s pessimistic worldview and improve the low esteem she holds me in? (Would be great if it could help with her obesity at the same time!)

    Thanks

    1. Hi David,
      Sounds great! Glad you’re enjoying it haha 😉

  54. Hi, I really love the look of this, sounds soo delish!! But I just dont get how u are supposed to get the milk from the turmeric?! I tried to squeeze it really hard (even tried a vice!) but it just kinda dents and no milk comes out. Is it a special turmeric that u use? thanks a bunch!!

    1. Hi Sandy,
      You’re not “milking” the turmeric root- please re-read the blog recipe and instructions I think that will help a bit! Hope you enjoy

  55. Just out of curiosity, does your homemade almond milk curdle or separate when you heat it? I have given up making hot things with my homemade milk because of this problem and use the packaged kind.

    1. I haven’t had that issue, I mainly use homemade milk for drinking or not using it with heat. It’s okay to use store bought almond milk for heating (just be mindful of the carrageenan in them!).

      1. Thanks! I’ll give it another go.

  56. you ever just have to have something! when I read this recipe i knew I had get up and make this! only have canned coconut milk on hand and let me tell ya! AMAZING!!! going to mix up a big batch and serve it to my family after dinner! we all have a little cold and putting good vibes into this getting us over it! thanks for your beautiful write up!

    1. Thank you so much for your kind words and support Jess! I truly appreciate you sharing my blog xx-m.h.

  57. i daily drink turmic milk bed time,,,what i ask u can we improve snoring with tuemic milk??

  58. I am in awe of this wonderful spice, I brush my teeth with it every morning and night, it has helped heal my gums removed the plaque from my teeth and has also healed my receded gum line. My bottom teeth were getting loose and are now tightening!I have had my teethe whitened by a dentist and they still had a grey dingy colour to them, my hubby can’t believe nor can I how much whiter my teeth look after only two weeks! I have a rare form of dystonia called Cervical Dystonia which causes non stop pain in the neck and spine, I must say, I am looking forward to trying this milk!

    1. I love it as well! So glad you enjoyed the recipe and post about this wondeful spice! :)

  59. Hi,
    This looks yummy. I try to give my fiancé turmeric as much as I can to help his asthma.
    I want to try this as I have a chronic pain syndrome, but i have read if you have gallstones you should avoid turmeric, I know you aren’t a doctor, but have you heard anything about that?
    Wonderful site by the way :)
    Kind Regards
    Nikki

    1. Thank you for the kind words! All that I disclose in this blog post about turmeric and possible interactions are the ones from a nutrition standpoint- I can’t say I’ve ever heard them in relation to gallstones. Always check with your MD if you have reservations, best!

  60. Love the pics and writing in your blog! I started very recently drinking this, with some healthy oil added, and it’s hgreat for helping me get to sleep. I like to add stevia to sweeten , use unsweetened coconut milk, a cardamom pod and freshly grated ginger then strain into a mug . I love this drink, but can’t seem to get the powdered tumeric to dissolve and it ends up settling to the bottom of my mug…making my drink gritty near the end and most likely less effective since I’ll not getting the full dose. Do you have any ideas on how to get the etheric to dissolve, or is this to be expected in golden milk? Though I’ve searched, i haven’t read of anyone else having, this problem.. Since tumeric is fat soluble, perhaps mixing it with some healthy oil might help? Any toss on this? Thanks again for the blog and many happy writings!

    1. Hi Jenn,
      I’m glad you’re enjoying this recipe! The turmeric may settle to the bottom, it’s only natural and you’ll still get the benefits of turmeric in the drink. I like adding coconut oil to the milk to give it a thicker quality and it does help the turmeric incorporate better with the milk. Hope that helps! Best to you and thanks for sharing

  61. I have never had any luck boiling home made almond milk. Does anyone else have this issue? A day old almond milk, or fresh almond milk sort of curdles when I boil it. Any recommendations on what I may be doing wrong?

    Btw love this recipe. Will start doing this more regularly instead of only when sick with a cold.

    1. You may also try coconut milk, my other favorite milk to make this dish with. Enjoy!

  62. I’ve just tried this drink, It’s awesome sue to its powerful anti inflammatory effects, but it does have a very spicy or sharp taste to me, although I added only one teaspoonful of turmeric powder, I hope when I do this again and decrease the amount to the half to be much better :)

    1. Turmeric is an acquired taste, but it is very strong that’s why I like adding in natural sweeteners like honey, maple syrup, or even coconut oil to help the flavor :)

  63. Magly Cabrera says:

    Hi, I just got in your web for the very first time and I LOVE IT!!!! The information, the images are just sooo good!!! Congratulation!!!…… about the trumeric milk I have one question, I am trying to cut for a few days all the oil (even de good ones) in my diet have you ever try this recipe with Rice or Quinoa milk?….Cheers, Magly

    1. Hi Magly,
      I’m happy you’ve stumbled up on Nutrition Stripped as well! Yes, you can use any milk you enjoy for this recipe. Hope you enjoy!

  64. […] Foto van: mindbodygreen / nutritionstripped […]

  65. […] in the summer when they have a sun-kissed tone already. Don’t stop just at the face, drinking turmeric is healing […]

  66. […] doing this in the summer when they have a sun-kissed tone already. Don’t stop just at the face, drinking turmeric is healing […]

  67. I decided to try and make your turmeric milk this morning, and I am so glad I did. It was delicious, and it felt so comforting and nourishing! Thank you for sharing :)

    1. You’re so welcome Alice, I’m really glad that you enjoyed it. It’s my favorite go-to night drink :)

  68. Sadhana says:

    When I was a kid my mother used to offer me turmeric milk. However, as I was not aware of the benefits then I refused to have it. But now after reading your awesome recipe, I tried again. It was delicious. The dab of ground cinnamon made it very tasty. So I can now grab a glassful of Turmeric Milk :) Thanks!! McKel.

    1. Thanks so much for sharing Sadhana, I love hearing stories like this of how a familiar recipe brings back memories of family- so great that you’re enjoying it. Thanks for sharing Nutrition Stripped xx mckel

  69. Hello: I purchased some tumeric root yesterday…turns out I only need a bit for turmeric milk. Any ideas on ways to keep it longer. It was quite pricey.
    Thanks
    Melody

    1. You can grind it and use it as you would powder!

  70. I am so grateful for discovering this recipe. I made a batch last night and it was delicious! Also, my home smelled like heaven. :) I saved a little of the extra and chilled it over night to drink in the morning. It was also yummy cool. I was wondering if it is possible to make a large batch of the milk to drink / heat later. How long will it last? Also, to note, I am not using homemade almond milk because I already had some from the store (if that alters your response).

    Thanks again for this lovely post and recipe!

    1. Thank you so much for sharing your experience Maria, so glad you enjoyed it. You can make a larger batch and reheat. :)

  71. I will definitively try this, have seen a recipe before, but never put it into practice. I do use turmeric frequently, but I’ve recently read it’s rich in iron which makes me want to use even more of it! Combining with a non dairy milk alternative is an even better way of absorbing the iron, isn’t it? I am also looking for an alternative to my morning tea, as I want to reduce acid food :)

    1. I’m happy you’re going to try my variation, it’s one of my favorite recipes!

  72. Nathalie says:

    Thank you for this great recipe! I just love it! I tried it last night, and it was sOOOO delicious, heartwarming and tasty! And it’s exactly what I need since I have liver damage !

    1. I’m so glad you’re enjoying it Nathalie! If you love it I’d love to see a picture on instagram #nutritionstripped

  73. SherriAnnelle says:

    I have been reading more and more about the keys to aging well are anti-inflammatory foods and supporting connective tissue in the body. I’m excited to find your recipe on Turmeric Milk. Thanks so much for posting and linking on Instagram, I follow you there and love your posts. Excited to explore your blog.

    Best regards,
    SherriAnnelle

    1. Thank you SherriAnnelle, I’m glad you enjoy it and I’m happy you’ve stumbled upon Nutrition Stripped lifestyle :)

  74. […] cup with milk (cow, goat, coconut, almond, etc.). Nutrition Stripped has a recipe for turmeric milk here.My goat farming sister tells me that raw goat milk has amazing healing properties and customers […]

  75. I am drinking this for the first time as I type and I love it! I don’t currently have honey in the house so I used stevia but I will definitely try making it with honey after I hit the local farmers market tomorrow. I am always looking to add foods that are anti inflammatory to my diet as I have Lyme disease. Thank you for the recipe!

    1. Hi Katy- so glad you’re enjoying this one! I have had several clients who suffer from Lyme disease use this as part of their plan and they enjoy it very much so! Glad you like it -m

  76. […] Credit for photo and recipe go to http://www.nutritionstripped.com/turmeric-milk/ […]

  77. […] vegan and calorie friendly…the perfect way to wind down and get ready for bed. Many thanks to Nutrition Stripped for this awesome recipe! It’s definitely a favorite […]

  78. Hi MCKEL,
    I just discovered the benefits of Tumric not long ago and i hve been enjoying it .I have noticed that my memory have improved and i also sleep better when i take it.But my question is this,should i be concerned about Tumeric discoloring my teeth?We all know that Tumeric has a deep yellow color.

    1. I’m glad you enjoyed the post! That may be a question for your dentist… I’ve never had an issue :)

  79. I’ve just started drinking this, using your recipe, and I love it!! It’s so nutritious, and has helped me over the end of a cold/cough! I’ve tried coconut and almond milk, and both are fantastic!! Thank you!!!

    1. You’re welcome, glad you enjoy it!

  80. I tried it and loved the taste .It helped me with insomnia. Wonderful recipe ,thank you so much for posting this.!

  81. I love your recipe, and I featured it in my blog post: 5 Delicious Ways to Enjoy Turmeric Every Day, and Why You Should. I credited you and linked to your website. Thank you!

  82. […] Another way to enjoy this spice is by drinking some warm turmeric milk! […]

  83. Hi great recipe. I recently started taking turmeric because I’ve been ill for six months now. It’s too early to say if it’s going to help but I thought I’d say what I do because it makes life easier. I make a paste an refrigerate it. I add about 100 ml of turmeric powder to equal water and gently heat. Making a paste. You have to add different amounts of water depending on the powder. Then I add a tea spoon and a half of freshly ground black pepper. Then 100 ml of coconut oil. I add maple syrup no added sugar to taste and cinnamon vanilla and ginger to taste. I cool and add to sterile jars and pop in the fridge. Then when I need iritis there. Heat milk add about a teaspoon of paste or to taste either stir in or blend it electronically to get a frothy brew.

  84. I went crusing the internet for a ‘treatment’ for mycough when I found this site!. Yummiest drink ever! Recommending it to everyone N

    1. Awesome, thank you so much for all the support!

  85. […] Turmeric milk (vegan) and health benefits of turmeric […]

  86. Love this recipe, thanks so much. Had to try it right away!

    1. It’s one of my favorites, glad you enjoyed!

  87. […] I’m bringing you all a variation of my famous Turmeric Milk, which I call famous for good reason. My Turmeric Milk has taken international storm and I LOVE how […]

  88. I came across your site last week in search of a good smoothie bowl recipe and loved all the different recipes you had going here. While drooling from recipe to recipe, I happened upon this one and decided to give it a go tonight after reading about some of turmeric’s benefits. I made a cup with 1/3 t honey and it was phenomenal!! Just the right touch of sweet but really, I fell in love with the subtle heat.

    Thank you for spreading nutrition awareness through your recipes. I can’t wait to try my hand at the pumpkin spice granola next!

    1. Thank you so much Jean, I appreciate your kind words. Hope you have fun nibbling your way around my blog xx

  89. […] Turmeric. Turmeric has been used as a healing spice for centuries in the Eastern culture for good reason. It’s incredibly rich in antioxidants and has anti-inflammatory compounds that have been shown to help improve the immune system. Check out my favorite way to enjoy turmeric here, Turmeric Milk. […]

  90. This milk is amazing! I’ve been sick for 3 days and can feel myself getting better as I drink. So delicious too!

    1. Thanks so much for trying 😉

  91. Hi there seems to be inconsistences with the time– the cooking dierction time states 20-30 min and total time 8 min

    1. It looks like there was a 0 missing! Thanks for the correction, it’s 30 minutes 😉

  92. […] ett recept som jag hittade på Nutrition stripped. (googlar man finns det säkert miljontals varianter). Det är tänkt till två personer men i det […]

  93. […] I can’t get enough of this vegan Turmeric Milk from McKel over at Nutrition Stripped. Six simple ingredients combine for a soothing, […]

  94. Can I use turmeric powder or a fresh one is a must to make the milk mixture?

    1. You can use either! If I make it on the fly, I often use powder because it’s easier xx M

  95. How often to drink this for good maintainence?

    1. Whenever you like! I enjoy it most days during the week xx M

  96. […] Smoothie, a master smoothie for supporting your body’s natural detoxification pathways and Turmeric Milk—my most famous recipe on Nourishment Stripped. RE: exactly what do you say to brand-new […]

  97. […] from the turmeric.  I’ve tinkered with my own recipe a bit, based on this recipe I found on Nutrition Stripped.  I’ve been drinking it almost every day.  Some people do coffee in the morning to help […]

  98. Peter Mt. Shasta says:

    Ayurveda says that honey should never be boiled. Add it to the milk later, before drinking.

    1. The honey is added upon serving in addition to honey if added during cooking, it’s an optional ingredient 😉

  99. […] Drinks: I have tried this drink I found on Pinterest to help me get to sleep. It’s a warm Turmeric and Almond Milk drink. Turmeric is an antioxidant and anti-inflammatory to help your body relax and replenish at night. I got this recipe from Nutrition Stripped.  […]

  100. I also heard that turmeric had cancer-fighting properties and had even shown promise in helping to shrink tumors some folks already had. Eastern medicine is amazing. Can’t wait to try McKel’s recipe.

    1. Thank you so much, hope you enjoy this one and others Elaine! xx M

  101. […] Since then, I have gone beyond plain warmed milk by adding various spices. I started making Nutrition Stripped warm Turmeric Milk, which I HIGHLY recommend trying, then thought it may be tasty to add in some raw cacao…then […]

  102. Chrisanna Robins says:

    Just happened to have some turmeric in my spice drawer. Loving the flavor of honey, cinnamon and turmeric together! This is my new favorite drink!!!

    1. Fabulous timing then! So glad you enjoyed it :)

  103. […] as a paste to the skin for treatments or it can be eaten as a pickle or consumed in tea or as “Turmeric Milk.” Here’s a great recipe on how to pickle […]

  104. Living in India since birth; turmeric has been the go to home remedy for all the times as the immediate primary remedy. Ground turmeric can be applied directly over cuts, bruises,nicks, etc. Turmeric is a part of the daily cooking and used widely across the nation.
    I just had this though can fresh cow milk be used instead of almond / coconut milk?

    1. Yes traditionally cows milk is used but I don’t do dairy here on the blog, so I always opt for almond or coconut milk! It’s lovely, try it out 😉

  105. Maria Feldman says:

    Very soothing and comforting. Wonderful texture. I used coconut milk and instead of black pepper-organic chilli pepper, as it has more healing properties. Highly recommend it after hectic day.

    1. so glad you enjoyed this Maria, it’s my favorite!

  106. Leah Staffier says:

    I just followed your recipe, but used Hemp milk.
    It came out weirdly gooey.
    Have you encountered this problem?
    Thanks,
    Leah

    1. It could be that you heated the milk too hot- next time just warm it or try another brand of hemp milk or you can also add a little natural stabilizer such as lecithin.

  107. Sharon Legeret says:

    Hi, I’ve just discovered the benefits of turmeric and would love to try the milk. However, I’m vegan and allergic to nuts (including coconut) so what other types of milk could I use?
    Thanks

    1. You can use oat or rice milk! xx

  108. […] to relax and unwind and help my body recover is enjoying Turmeric Tea, Turmeric Ginger Lemonade, or Turmeric Milk (I make mine with homemade vanilla almond milk or coconut milk and do not add pepper). Turmeric, […]

  109. […] recipes (you can find a great one from Wellness Mama here, and a great one from Nutrition Stripped here) and familiarised myself with the process of creating this warming and wholesome health drink. […]

  110. Loved it!!! Very soothing

  111. Morgan Lueg says:

    this is delicious! perfect for late night snack or mid-morning treat!!!!

    1. So glad you enjoyed it Morgan!

  112. […] Sprinkle some turmeric into scrambled eggs or on top of kale chips. Feel like switching up your coffee routine? Try a tumeric latte. […]

  113. Cyndi Egold says:

    Made the milk this morning and OMG!! Had to use WF vanilla almond milk because that’s what I had in the house and I didn’t want to wait any longer. I can only imagine how good it would be with homemade almond milk! Thank you for sharing! Happy to have run across your site.

    1. So happy you tried it AND loved it! It’s my favorite and glad it’s become a quick new favorite of yours too :)

  114. […] This colorful spice contains antioxidants and anti-inflammatory properties. Try it in a warm bev like this Tumeric Milk. […]

  115. […] My stomach was just not having too much of anything so, I followed McKel’s (nutritionstripped.com) Tumeric Milk recipe. It was fabulously calming and the tumeric and cinnamon are great little anti-inflammatories to […]

  116. It’s nice to see this traditional indian ayurveda recipe here. One thing to point out, when I read someone had a bleeding, is turmeric is considered a body heat producing spice. We balance it out by adding “ghee” to the milk. Ghee is clarified butter. That should help.

  117. I LOVE IT! TASTES LIKE CIA TEA. I’M DRINKING IT FOR MY JOINT & BONE PAIN & TO THIN BLOOD A LITTLE SO I CAN CUT DOWN ON MY BLOOD THINNERS. I HAVE FACTOR 5 LIEDEN & PREFER NATURAL BLOOD THINNING DRNKS. THE DR. TELLS ME NO, BUT HE’S NOT A NATUROPATHIC DR. SO THEY CAN JUST WORK AROUND ME BECAUSE I’M NOT GIVING UP MY TURMERIC MILK . :-) T.Y. FOR THE RECIPE :-)

  118. Irene Garcia says:

    You’re cutting edge and one of my favorite sites to be on. Thank you for your passion!

    1. Thank you very much Irene! I’m glad you enjoy browsing my blog xx

  119. Perhaps you covered this already…but I don’t do almond milk, nor do I know how to make it. If I use unsweetened coconut milk, do I have to add coconut oil? I use the half gallons in the dairy case, not the canned shelf milk. Thanks :-)

    1. You can follow my guide on making your own nut and seed milks here: http://nutritionstripped.com/guide-nut-seed-milks/ or by searching on the recipes page! Also, you can use either coconut milk or almond milk :)

  120. delightful! Thank you! Soothing bronchitis

  121. […] Milkshake. First there was Turmeric Milk, then there was Turmeric Tea, then there was everything under the sun that I’ve been […]

  122. […] kom over denne oppskriften på krydret mandelmelk, der en av ingrediensene er gurkemeie, og har basert oppskriften min på […]

  123. […] jag kom över det här fantastiska receptet blev jag så glad, jag hade hört talas om guldmjölk eller gyllene mjölk förut men inte riktigt […]

  124. […] digesting, shift your food choices, even just a little. Add warm water with lemon in the morning, spiced warmed milk in the evening. Take 5-15 minutes for a mediation practice once per day. Make time to talk with a […]

  125. […] this turmeric almond milk from McKel Hill, an RD and blogger of […]

  126. Alison McCoubrey says:

    I have been making this every night this week. I love it & I sleep like a log after drinking it!!

  127. […] him win the day, and he rocks at life 

  128. I know this is your most popular recipe (for good reason) & you get a ton of comments on it but I have to share my experience too. My 3 year old woke up this morning with a sore throat & this recipe immediately came to mind. I wondered how she would like it, turmeric is a strong spice. I added a little more coconut oil & honey, frothed it in a blender & called it her special, sweet, Halloween milk. She took one sip & said, “Mmmm”, she loved it! A minute later, “Mommy, this milk is making my throat feel better!” Thank you, McKel. This mama needed some help today.

    1. I’m so glad you and your little enjoyed this one! For little ones, I would use just a touch less turmeric than adults 😉 p.s. I LOVE that she called it Halloween milk, that is so adorable.

  129. […] have adapted this recipe from the blog Nutrition Stripped to obtain measurements because frankly, I usually just eyeball the […]

  130. […] has been used to treat ailments such as sore throats, colds, flus, stomach aches, and skin issues (source). Turmeric has very high levels of nutrients, antioxidents, and anti-inflammatory compounds, and […]

  131. […] “Turmeric milk is not only high in antioxidants, anti inflammatory compounds, healthy fats (especially when using coconut milk), but also manganese and iron (found in turmeric). In traditional recipes, which include peppercorns, actually enhances the absorption of curcumin (the main component found in turmeric) in our bodies. The ingredients in this recipe actually work in a synergistic fashion, which is fascinating!” (source) […]

  132. This is delicious! Thank you for sharing. I have been looking for another way to take my turmeric besides in a shot glass with apple cider vinegar.

    1. So glad you enjoyed these Elaina!

  133. […] I learned about the glories of turmeric milk a few years ago when I was introduced to it by a friend. Ever since, I’ve been pretty hooked. Turmeric is said to be wonderful for fighting inflammation and this surprisingly delicious drink, which combines turmeric, honey, ginger, and more, is the perfect way to consume it. (via Nutrition Stripped) […]

  134. I have really bad muscle spasms and joint pain. I make a turmeric paste every Sunday enjoy for the week. 1 teaspoon of Turmeric paste, coconut milk , pepper, cinnamon and I add some Udo’s oil to mine right before I drink it. I no longer drink coffee in the AM, I drink my golden Milk instead. I try to drink it at least 2 a day. Absolutely love it.

    1. That’s a great switch in your routine, thanks for sharing your success with this recipe Kookie :)

  135. Kriss Sargent says:

    I love the turmeric tea and the milk. I prepare both on Sunday so I can enjoy benefits and flavor all week. I think McKel that you and I have the same palate (praising your measurement of ingredients) I rarely alter your recipes. Keep them coming! Thank you.

    1. Thank you for your sweet words Kriss! Happy you enjoy this one 😉

  136. This recipe is a must try. I have read that a few of the ways to increase the bioavailability of termeric is to match it with ginger, pepper or an oil. Traditionally, these spices are heated plain or in a little oil to better release their flavors. Do you know if that also increased their bioavailability?

    1. I’m glad you enjoyed it Ida! Yes, if you read within the blog post I share those tips on how to increase bioavailability- like pepper :)

  137. Thanks…it taste great…I had it just before goi g to bed and slept right through the night for the first time in weeks….but the really great thing was I woke up WITHOUT a headache first time in months!!!

    1. Excellent! The power of turmeric!

  138. Terry Horne says:

    I love your turmeric milk, I drink it just before bed. Also on a cold morning, I make turmeric and cinnamon porridge. Just make the porridge as normal, adding a teaspoon of each spice as it heats up. Finish cooking the porridge as normal. I have diabetes and this slow release carbohydrate, mixed with spices that are supposed to help manage blood sugar give a great start to the day. I find I do not need to add honey or sugar as the flavours of the spices are sufficient.

    1. Thanks for sharing the ways you enjoy this one, Terry!

  139. […] Creamy Roasted Tomato Soup + Creamy Ginger Green Smoothie + Turmeric Milk + Citrus-4 Juice + Brown Rice Miso Macro Bowl + Turmeric Persimmon Porridge + The Ultimate […]

  140. I tried this for the first time tonight, and it was AWESOME! Thanks for the recipe that will definitely be at the forefront of my mind this winter. I just discovered you through a friend on Instagram, and I’m going to love reading through your recipes!

    1. I”m so glad you tried this Sarah, it’s one of my absolute favorites from the entire NS blog! xM

  141. I’ve Ben trying this tumeric drink for a month now. It has help me in ways I’m learning to understand. Only odd thing is it’s helping me with snoring. I don’t snore as loud an often as I did before ????????

  142. Good morning from Norway! My mother has been having trouble sleeping (anxiety related) and I’m always looking for something warm and cozy to drink before bedtime. Many teas are too acidic for me and give me heartburn so I’m going to try this turmeric milk tonight! What are your thoughts on making a ‘batch’ to last a couple days and reheat? Have you tried that? Or would you recommend making single batches, one day at a time? Thanks for your feedback!

    1. McKel Hill says:

      Great question, you can make a couple batches at a time to last a couple days- I typically just make it as I need it 😉

  143. […] spice in cooking could potentially mitigate the effects of several dietary carcinogens. Check out this recipe for a yummy turmeric latte made by our friends at Nutrition […]

  144. […] Originally from nutritionstripped.com […]

  145. When I use the blender, do I still have to boil it?

    1. McKel Hill says:

      Using a blender to emulsify it with coconut oil is just an option. You’d use it after warming!

  146. First time trying this tonight, it’s delicious and I feel super relaxed! Thanks for the recipe.

    1. McKel Hill says:

      So glad you finally gave this a go Oonagh!

  147. It looks like there are cloves in your photo…are you adding cloves to you turmeric milk?
    thanks!
    -kim

  148. […] beyond the homemade nut/seed milks, such as coconut milk, coconut water, iced Turmeric Tea, chilled Turmeric Milk, Chia Fresca, Stripped Green Juice, Simply Infused Water, etc. These will keep you hydrated […]

  149. alicia hill says:

    this was absolutely HEAVENLY. my only qualm is that the milk evaporated to just half a glass :( how do i avoid this happening next time i make it? xx

    1. McKel Hill says:

      Glad you enjoyed it Alicia! You can simply add more milk or just heat until warm, no need to reduce!

  150. […] has been used to treat ailments such as sore throats, colds, flus, stomach aches, and skin issues (source). Turmeric has very high levels of nutrients, antioxidents, and anti-inflammatory compounds, and […]

  151. Hi McKel, LOVE your blog! Is it ok if I use oatmeal milk for this recipe?
    Greetings from Argentina!

    1. McKel Hill says:

      Hi Victoria! Yes, you can use oatmeal milk if you’d like! I would add just a touch of coconut oil then to have a little fat with it :)

  152. Hi! Poking around at turmeric properties, benefits, how to eat, etc. on the web (thanks to your persistence :) ), and am finding that sources recommend taking a supplement because using small amounts of ground turmeric just isn’t enough to get all the benefits. What are your thoughts on that? Still worth using ground since it’s so convenient and better than nothing? Or should we use the root instead when possible? Blah blah… :) Thanks! Love everything you do!

    1. McKel Hill says:

      You’re welcome! My stance is adding ground turmeric to your diet on a daily basis is great enough, this is a great application for turmeric as well 😉

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Nutrition Stripped may collect and use Users personal information for the following purposes: To improve customer service, information you provide helps us respond to your customer service requests and support needs more efficiently. To personalize user experience, we may use information in the aggregate to understand how our Users as a group use the services and resources provided on our Site. To improve our Site, we may use feedback you provide to improve our products and services. To run a promotion, contest, survey or other Site feature. To send Users information they agreed to receive about topics we think will be of interest to them. To send periodic emails, we may use the email address to respond to their inquiries, questions, and/or other requests. If User decides to opt-in to our mailing list, they will receive emails that may include company news, updates, related product or service information, etc. If at any time the User would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, we include detailed unsubscribe instructions at the bottom of each email.

How we protect your information
We adopt appropriate data collection, storage and processing practices and security measures to protect against unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure or destruction of your personal information, username, password, transaction information and data stored on our Site. Sensitive and private data exchange between the Site and its Users happens over a SSL secured communication channel and is encrypted and protected with digital signatures.

Sharing your personal information
We do not sell, trade, or rent Users personal identification information to others. We may share generic aggregated demographic information not linked to any personal identification information regarding visitors and users with our business partners, trusted affiliates and advertisers for the purposes outlined above. We may use third party service providers to help us operate our business and the Site or administer activities on our behalf, such as sending out newsletters or surveys. We may share your information with these third parties for those limited purposes provided that you have given us your permission.

Changes to this privacy policy
Nutrition Stripped has the discretion to update this privacy policy at any time. When we do, we will revise the updated date at the bottom of this page and send you an email. We encourage Users to frequently check this page for any changes to stay informed about how we are helping to protect the personal information we collect. You acknowledge and agree that it is your responsibility to review this privacy policy periodically and become aware of modifications.

Third party links
Occasionally, at our discretion, we may include or offer third party products or services on our website. These companies may use non-personally identifiable information (e.g. click stream information, browser type, time and date, subject of advertisements clicked or scrolled over) during your visits to this and other Web sites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services likely to be of greater interest to you.  These companies typically use a cookie or third party web beacon to collect this information.  To learn more about this behavioral advertising practice visit the NAI at http://www.networkadvertising.org. To opt-out of this type of advertising, you can visit http://www.aboutads.info/choices.

By using this Site, you signify your acceptance of this policy and terms of service. If you do not agree to this policy, please do not use our Site. Your continued use of the Site following the posting of changes to this policy will be deemed your acceptance of those changes. Privacy policy created by http://www.generateprivacypolicy.com last modified on 7/31/13

We allow third party companies to serve ads and/or collect certain anonymous information when you visit our Web site.  These companies may use non-personally identifiable information (e.g. click stream information, browser type, time and date, subject of advertisements clicked or scrolled over) during your visits to this and other Web sites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services likely to be of greater interest to you.  These companies typically use a cookie or third party web beacon to collect this information.  To learn more about this behavioral advertising practice visit the NAI at http://www.networkadvertising.org. To opt-out of this type of advertising, you can visit http://www.aboutads.info/choices.

Disclosure Policy

Nutrition Stripped works with brands all over the globe that we can stand behind and that we know you’ll love too! Companies and brands will send me products to try or develop recipes with. Whenever I review or refer to a product that was provided to me, I will make it clear in the post, otherwise it is a product that I have purchased and will not necessarily mention in that post. 

Disclosure Policy
This policy is valid starting from 16 June 2013. This blog is a personal blog written and edited by Nutrition Stripped. For questions about this blog, please contact Support [at] nutritirionstripped [dot] com.

This blog accepts forms of cash advertising, sponsorship, paid insertions or other forms of compensation. This blog abides by word of mouth marketing standards. We believe in honesty of relationship, opinion and identity. The compensation received may influence the advertising content, topics or posts made in this blog. That content, advertising space or post will be clearly identified as paid or sponsored content.

While this blog may be compensated for a review of a product or service, such compensation will never have an effect on the honest opinion that I present on this blog. If we claim or appear to be experts on a certain topic or product or service area, we will only endorse products or services that we believe, based on our expertise, are worthy of such endorsement. Any product claim, statistic, quote or other representation about a product or service should be verified with the manufacturer or provider. This blog does contain content which might present a conflict of interest. This content will always be identified.

Questions? Please e-mail Support [at] nutritionstripped [dot] com or refer to the FTC’s ruling on blogger disclosure: FTC Rules on Sponsored Conversations

Release of Liability
Any item promoted/advertised/sponsored on this site that you choose to partake in is your decision and I am not liable for any problems that arise including, but not limited to: not receiving products, receiving broken or damaged goods, seeing an item you bought go on sale after you buy it, technical difficulties with sites that I link to. Furthermore, any information you submit to any external site is at your own risk.

Affiliate Discretion Notice

Nutrition Stripped is a participant of several affiliate programs which is designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking directly to sources that Nutrition Stripped genuinely likes. If you click on any of those links, which are known as “affiliate links”, and make a purchase within a certain time frame, I’ll get a small commission. The commission is paid by the third parties, not by you! Affiliate links and resources earned help support my efforts here at Nutrition Stripped, thank you!

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T-shirt Size Chart

Size US Sizes UK Sizes AUS Sizes
Small (S) 2-4 32-34 6-8
Medium (M) 6-10 36-40 9-13
Large (L) 10-14 40-44 13-17

DON’T SEE YOUR SIZE LISTED?

No worries, just shoot us a quick email at hello@nutritionstripped.com with SHOP in the subject and let us know what size you’re looking for and we’ll set you up!

Avocado Love t-shirt is made with super soft blend of 65% poly 35% viscose; it’s lightweight, flowy, hangs off the body and runs true to size. The boxy crop tee doesn’t show the tummy, just slightly when you raise your hands.

Matcha Matcha Matcha t-shirt is made with a durable 100% cotton blend. It runs a bit on the larger side, but shrinks an entire size due to the cotton.

Kale Made Me Do It t-shirt is made with super soft blend of 65% poly 35% viscose; it’s lightweight, flowy, hangs off the body and runs true to size. The sleeves are purposefully a little loose, hanging off the shoulders giving room to move.

Good Food Good Vibes t-shirt is made with super soft blend of 65% poly 35% viscose; it’s lightweight, flowy, hangs off the body and runs true to size. The sleeves have a deep scoop showing your side body more than a normal tank, great to show off a touch of your sports bra, lacy bra, or any tank underneath.

Each t-shirt is individually hand screen printed here in Nashville, TN by our friends Grand Palace Printing. Each design is printed multiple times to ensure quality color. A lot of love goes into making every single t-shirt, here’s how to take care of it when it gets to you:

+ Wash cold
+ Line dry or lay flat to dry to retain best color and size

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Have questions about your order? Exchanges/returns, or just to share a testimonial of your experience with Nutrition Stripped? We’re happy to help answer any and all questions you might have. Please email us at support@nutritionstripped.com.

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