CNM Lecturer Gemma Hurditch
“Spices such as cayenne, turmeric, black pepper, cinnamon and ginger can help us feel warmer at this time of year, as they improve circulation. You can use these spices in your everyday cooking, but a golden latte is a delicious way to get your daily dose.Here’s my preferred recipe – coconut milk and various nut milks also taste good, but please note that rice milk is too thin for this recipe.”GOLDEN LATTE
Ingredients for two people:
500 ml almond milk
2 teaspoons turmeric
1/2 teaspoon of cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon of ginger
Pinch of nutmeg
Pinch of ground black pepper
Pinch of cayenne pepper, too, if you can handle some zing!
Optional raw honey to sweeten
Use organic ingredients where possible
1. Gently warm the almond milk in a small pot on the stove.
2. Add spices and mix through with a whisk for one minute.
3. Pour into two mugs and sprinkle some extra nutmeg for garnish.
4. Add an optional teaspoon of raw honey to sweeten.
About the expert: Naturopath Gemma Hurditch lectures at CNM (College of Naturopathic Medicine). For more information on CNM’s Natural Chef Course, visit
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