Golden awesomeness and making the perfect Turmeric Latte

Turmeric Lattes make a wonderfully nourishing drink that boosts your immune system and wellbeing. This spicy golden blend may be one of the most nutritious drinks with spices such as turmeric and ground ginger.
Alexander Thatcher  |  Fab Things
Turmeric Latte
Turmeric Latte

You've probably already heard about the healing benefits of turmeric or seen someone sipping a golden yellow drink in your cafe. After discovering the awesomeness of the Turmeric Latte, I just had to share my thoughts and this easy home recipe.

In the realm of natural remedies, few spices hold as much promise as turmeric. Widely recognised for its vibrant yellow colour and earthy flavour, turmeric has been used for centuries in traditional medicine and culinary traditions. Beyond its culinary appeal, this golden spice boasts a wealth of health benefits that have captured the attention of modern researchers and health enthusiasts alike.

One popular and delicious way to incorporate turmeric into your daily routine is by making a homemade turmeric latte.

At the heart of turmeric's health benefits lies its active compound, curcumin. Curcumin is a powerful antioxidant and anti-inflammatory agent linked to many health benefits.

It helps reduce inflammation.

Inflammation is linked to many health issues and diseases, including heart disease, cancer, and neurodegenerative conditions. Curcumin's anti-inflammatory properties can help reduce inflammation, offering protective effects.

It's good for those joints.

Many people turn to turmeric for its potential to alleviate joint pain and discomfort. Curcumin's anti-inflammatory properties may improve joint health and reduce symptoms of conditions like osteoarthritis.

It can act as an antioxidant armour.

Oxidative stress, caused by an imbalance between antioxidants and harmful molecules called free radicals, contributes to aging and disease. Curcumin's antioxidative properties may also help neutralise free radicals and protect cells from damage.

Turmeric supports your health.

Turmeric is thought to promote cardiovascular health by improving the function of the endothelium, the lining of blood vessels. This can lead to better circulation and potentially lower the risk of heart-related issues.

It can help boost that brain.

Studies have shown that curcumin might have neuroprotective effects, potentially helping delay or reverse brain diseases and age-related cognitive decline.

Make the Perfect Turmeric Latte at Home.

Now that we've explored turmeric's health benefits let's delve into how you can whip up a delicious and soothing turmeric latte from the comfort of your home.


1 cup milk (or any plantpant-based milk of your choice)

1 teaspoon ground turmeric

1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon

1/4 teaspoon ground ginger

A pinch of black pepper (enhances curcumin absorption)

1 teaspoon honey or maple syrup

1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract (optional)

A dash of cinnamon or nutmeg (for garnish)


1. Add the spice mix — ground turmeric, cinnamon, ginger, and black pepper to your favourite cup.

(You can also make up larger amounts of your spice mix, so it's at hand whenever you want to make a cup. Use about 1 - 2 teaspoons of spice per cup. See the recipe at the bottom of this article.)

2. Mix spices with a small amount of hot water and your sweetener of choice to create a paste. You can add more water if you prefer something less milkie.

3. Heat your milk. You can use a pot on the stove or your microwave, or if you have one, a coffee machine frother works great — just like you're making a Cappuccino.

4. Pour the milk into your cup and finish with a sprinkle of ground nutmeg or cinnamon for an extra touch.

5. Enjoy your homemade turmeric latte, relishing its taste and potential health benefits.

Adding turmeric into your daily routine through a delightful turmeric latte is a flavorful way to harness its potential health benefits. Whether you're seeking anti-inflammatory relief, antioxidant protection, or a cozy beverage to brighten your day, this golden elixir turmeric can become a cherished addition to your wellness arsenal.


Make your own Turmeric Latte Spice Mix in minutes! This recipe is so easy and inexpensive. Best of all, since the mix is made in bulk, you can make a homemade turmeric latte whenever you like. Oh, and it makes for a fabulous homemade gift, too. 

  • 5 Tablespoons ground turmeric
  • 3 teaspoons ground ginger
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon freshly ground black 
  • 1 teaspoon ground cardamom (Optional)
  • 1 teaspoon ground cloves (Optional)
  • ½ teaspoon nutmeg (Optional) 

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