Turmeric Tea Recipe (How to Make Golden Milk)

Turmeric tea (also called golden milk) is a great way to get the benefits of turmeric daily. Find out how to make this ancient health boosting drink in under 5 minutes!


  • 2 cups milk of choice such as almond, pecan, coconut, or dairy, or use bone broth in place of the milk for a more hearty tea
  • 1 tsp turmeric
  • ½ tsp cinnamon
  • pinch of ground black pepper
  • tiny piece of fresh peeled ginger root or ¼ tsp ginger powder
  • pinch of cayenne pepper optional
  • 1 tsp raw honey or maple syrup or to taste optional


  • Blend all ingredients, except pepper, in a high-speed blender until smooth.
  • Pour into a small saucepan and heat for 3-5 minutes over medium heat until hot, but not boiling.
  • Add the pepper, stir to combine. Drink immediately.


  • This may stain blenders and countertops. The color will eventually fade, but making a thick paste of baking soda and water and scrubbing the stain can help.
  • Recipe can be halved or doubled if needed