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:
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.