A Golden Recipe for Inflammation

Posted on Nov 06, 2016

This dairy-free turmeric milk, also known as golden milk, is good for sleep, body aches, and overall inflammation.  Try this recipe in the cold days ahead, especially if you’re feeling under the weather…

Ingredient List:

1 teaspoon turmeric

1 teaspoon coconut oil

1/2 cup coconut milk

1/2 inch ginger peeled and chopped

2 teaspoon honey

1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

2 peppercorns

Serves 1



In a small pot place 1/4 cup of water over medium heat.  Add the turmeric and the coconut oil and blend with a whisk.  Bring to simmer.  Add the coconut milk and the remaining ingredients and bring to simmer.  Strain mixture using a fine mesh strain.  The ground cinnamon will pass through.  Enjoy warm.


Recipe by Sonya V. Chawla, M.D.