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Golden Latte

Ingredients

Recipe for 4 cups

1 1/2  cup unsweetened almond milk

1 tablespoon coconut oil

1.5 teaspoons turmeric

1 teaspoon cinnamon

1/2 teaspoon ground ginger

1 tablespoon agave syrup

Benefits

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It’s been a busy couple of months, so busy that I can never seem to find the time to write anymore… I have so many recipes to share with you, and blogging is such a pleasure for me.  It’s so liberating for us chatter boxes who need to exteriorize their feelings 🙂 .

So my Moon Milk recipe has been crazy popular, you wouldn’t believe how many views I’ve had in the past year. I guess this is what people want to read about and I don’t blame you. This is why today I’m eager to share a simple and effective Golden Latte recipe – without anything added but spices.

It’s so easy nowadays to find any kind if recipe online, you type it in Google and you’ll find hundreds of recipes. It’s also really hard to find balance for our bodies with the overflow of health tips we can find online. One day coconut oil is the best thing on earth for our bodies, then the next it’s terrible and clogs everything up.

We read about all these diets, Keto, Raw, Paleo, Vegan, Gluten free etc…. but how do we actually know if it’s right for us ? We’re not doctors, we’re not nutritionists (well some of us are) yet we all seem to know what’s best to eat or drink.

I’m not going to tell you Golden Lattes are THE healthy miracle drink. Nope. I just want to share a recipe that makes my body feel good. Maybe it’ll make your body feel good too, but maybe it won’t. So remember to take the information I give you with a grain of salt, and most importantly if you need real diet advice – ask a nutritionist or specialized doctor. He’ll know best what’s good for you!

Reasons why I love tumeric

  1. It truly uplifts my mood, could be a placebo effect but who cares !
  2. It can replace my crave for coffee on days I cut coffee out of my diet
  3. It’s an effective natural energy drink (instead of snacking)
  4. I consume it at specific moments of the month according to my FloLiving cycle-syncing program

If you’re wondering what the heck I’m talking about, here’s a link for those who may feel concerned : https://www.floliving.com/cycle-syncing-explained/

One day I’ll write a specific article on this special program that has really changed my life.

I also believe that we are at an era where it is now more important than ever to reconnect with natural resources provided by our earth. I think we should all take an interest in feeding ourselves without needing to buy processed foods that only need to be warmed up, but by knowing the root ingredients ourselves and how to use them from scratch. We tend to forget that by putting toxic substances into our bodies, we are damaging it little by little…and we are taking our only body for granted. And why ? Because we’re too lazy ?

So what is Tumeric?

Tumeric is a plant that is transformed into a spice, commonly used in Asian cultures to make curry for example. It has a warm and bitter taste and a vibrant color that is appreciated to give color to our cuisine – whether it’s mustards, butters, sauces or cheeses. Did you know that the Tumeric root has also been often used to make medicine and cosmetics ? It is known to be highly beneficial for all inflammatory related problems.

What are it’s benefits ?

If you are open to Ayurvedic medicine then here is a list of believed benefits (with clinical evidence) this root can provide in the holistic healing systems: (information taken from published medical review Nutrition Today) :

  1. Anti-cancer actions (1)
  2. Gastrointestinal tract disorders (2)
  3. Cardioprotective properties (3)
  4. Allergies such as bronchial inflammation (4)
  5. Alleviation of arthritic diseases (5)

Method:

  1. Bring all the ingredients to a boil on medium heat for approximately 5 minutes
  2. Strain and enjoy !

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