9 Delicious Recipes That Will Get You Hooked on Golden Milk
Thanks to one special spice, this new power drink comes loaded with health benefits.
Step aside, kale. There's a new powerhouse ingredient to hit the market, and bloggers are getting creative with it. Golden milk, a yellow-hue drink, is made from mixing turmeric and milk. The turmeric is key in this beverage, providing powerful antioxidants that, when consumed in large amounts, can help with pain relief, cholesterol, and the immune system—quite a feat for just one spice.
Of course, two ingredients alone can get boring, so variations on the golden milk recipe are popping up everywhere. Golden milk is taking over in sweet sips and healthy bites alike. Here are a few of our favorite recipes we can't wait to try this week:
1. Golden MilkPosh Journal
This blogger believes the best way to get benefits from golden milk is to use plant milks, such as almond or cashew milk. Mixed with other spices that pack a punch, this basic golden milk recipe offers a perfect way to dip your toe into the turmeric trend.
2. Golden Milk Hot ChocolateCelery and Cupcakes
There's something about a cup of hot cocoa when you're feeling down. Get the same comfort and the boost your immune system needs with this yummy golden milk hot chocolate recipe! Substituting raw cacao powder for cocoa powder is a tasty way to get more antioxidants.
3. Golden Milk Ice CreamMinimalist Baker
It was inevitable that at least one daring blogger would turn golden milk into a frozen treat. This bright ice cream comes with all the flavor, but none of the guilt, that comes along with the store-bought stuff. Bonus: When made with coconut milk, it's vegan!
4. Golden Milk Overnight OatsThe Bojon Gourmet
Wake up on the right side of the bed with this delicious breakfast to kick-start your day. Overnight oats are the ingenious trend of making no-bake oatmeal while you sleep. Simply pour the ingredients into a Mason jar at night, and it's ready to enjoy on your way out the door the next day. This is the golden milk twist we didn't know we needed.
5. Golden Milk LatteHeavenlynn Healthy
We've never been big fans of the word decaf, but this drink may have just changed our minds. With the powerful immunity benefits of turmeric, plus a pinch of cinnamon and ginger, this golden milk latte can fuel your day without the addictive caffeine.
6. Chai Golden Milk DoughnutsConnoisseurus Veg
Finally, a doughnut you don't have to feel guilty about! These chai golden milk doughnuts with cashew frosting are just as delicious as they are nutritious. Since they're baked rather than fried, this breakfast won't weigh you down all day.
7. Tropical Golden Milk SmoothieCotter Crunch
Stock up on these ingredients so you're always ready when you feel a smoothie craving coming on. Blended with banana, papaya, and mango, this drink recipe puts a tropical twist on traditional golden milk. Just don't get a brain freeze slurping it down too fast!
8. Golden Milk BitesThe Big Man's World
High-protein golden milk bites offer a twist on the turmeric trend with this fun, poppable shape! Hearty and spiced on the inside, and with a sweet sugar coating on the outside, these treats are the best of both worlds.
9. Golden Milk Iced TeaVegan Richa
Is there anything better than a tall glass of sweet iced tea? Yes: sweet iced tea with a nutritious kick! This iced tea is sprinkled with chai spice and topped with a splash of golden milk. Stir up a cup of pure happiness with this refreshing recipe.