Infused with the restorative spices saffron, turmeric, cinnamon, cardamom, and peppercorns, this recipe for Saffron-Turmeric Milk heals as well as it satisfies. Ayurvedic practitioners have used these spices as prescriptions for wellness for thousands of years. Saffron and turmeric are praised for their antioxidant and anti-inflammatory brain-boosting benefits. Cinnamon helps lower blood sugar levels and the risk for heart disease, heart attack, and stroke. And cardamom helps support a healthy digestive system. A dash of peppercorns will enhance absorption. Enjoy warm or cold according to season to help calm inflammation and improve mood.

INGREDIENTS (serves 2)

  • 1 cup raw milk or cashew milk
  • 1 teaspoon turmeric
  • ½ teaspoon cinnamon
  • 2 cracked cardamom pods
  • 8-10 saffron threads
  • 3 peppercorns
  • 2 tablespoons cashews
  • 1-2 teaspoon(s) raw honey


  • Blend all ingredients in a high-powered blender and enjoy!

Read the benefits of Saffron and Tumeric here.

~ Recipe courtesy of M. Basu, San Francisco, CA.

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