#FromScratch: Turmeric Ginger Latte

December 31, 2016 at 2:06 pm  •  3 Comments


#FromScratch chronicles Stephie’s nutrition [r]evolution as she switches her thought process from “where should I eat” to “what should I eat”.  Follow her series as she braves the supermarket, starts to cook and explore a new way of eating.

We arrived home from the wild [and] oh so howling, windiness of Douglas, Wyoming. We had a fabulous time; it was truly a kick back, relax, it’s okay if you stay in your PJs all day kind of holiday.

[Queue: snow/sleet, here in metro Atlanta today!]

I digress, I found myself awake at 5am ET/3am MT every. single. day. because that’s the way I roll [and] I have this thing called ‘cocktail’ hour when I MUST take my anti-rejection medications.

Anyway, my crazy was hanging out as I found myself drinking a cup of coffee each morning under the light of the Christmas tree reading my non cancer books of choice for the holiday.

[My non cancer books: The Gifts of Imperfection by Brene Brown [and] The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying: the Japanese Art of Decluttering]

Back to the coffee thing.

I am NOT a coffee drinker, so I went looking for some alternatives [and] I found one that I REALLY like to add to my ‘cup of warm’ options: 

[Drum Roll…]

Turmeric Ginger Latte:

1 & 1/2 cup unsweetened almond milk

1/2-1 tsp turmeric

1/2 tsp ginger, freshly grated or ground

1/2 tsp cinnamon, ground

1/4 tsp black pepper

1/2 tsp organic vanilla extract

1 tsp sweetener of your choice [I use Manuka honey]

1/2 TBSP coconut oil


Combine all ingredients in a small sauce pan; bring to a boil, whisk the ingredients together, then cut the heat source, transfer to a cup, add sweetener [and] enjoy a cup of warm.

Alternatively, you could substitute 1/4 tsp cardamom for the cinnamon, add all ingredients to a mason jar, shake for a couple of minutes, [and] enjoy as a cold beverage as well.

Throughout this #FromScratch adventure, I have learned that WHY is a very important question. 

  1. Why is this a healthy beverage?
  2. Why heat the milk?
  3. Why add the pepper?
  4. Why include the coconut oil?

A Golden Turmeric Latte is a healthy beverage because of its anti-inflammatory as well as the anti-cancer properties. By heating the milk and pepper, you draw out the curcumin extracts [and] the coconut oil provides a rich creaminess with the added bonus of its natural anti-bacterial properties.

Baby, it’s cold outside, so be warm, friends!






  1. Anti-Cancer Club
    Anti-Cancer Club / January 5, 2017 at 5:14 pm /Reply


    This is a TOTAL winner! I’ve changed my daily routine to include this. It’s good hot or cold. GREAT find and thank you!

  2. Noelle / January 16, 2017 at 12:20 pm /Reply

    Yum! Can’t wait to try this out.

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