Spiced Golden Milk
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Serves: 1 cup
Nut Milk:
  • 1 c Nuts (Almonds, Brazils, Hazelnuts, Pumpkin Seeds, Hemp Hearts etc or a blend), soaked overnight then drained and rinsed
  • 4 c Water
Golden Milk:
  • ½ c Water
  • 1 c Nut Milk
  • 1 tsp Fresh Turmeric (1/2 tsp if using dried), grated
  • 1 tsp Fresh Ginger, grated
  • ¼ tsp Cinnamon
  • 1 Star Anise
  • 2 Cloves
  • Several grind of Black Pepper (to enhance turmeric absorption)
  • Green, Matcha or Rooibos tea bag/blend (optional) (warning, the matcha could turn it Grinch-coloured)
For the Nut Milk:
  1. In a high-powered blender, blend the nuts and water until very smooth (for a minute or so).
  2. Strain though a fine mesh sieve, nut milk bag or cheesecloth.
  3. Discard solids or freeze them to add to smoothies.
For the Golden Milk:
  1. in a small sauce pan, bring the water to a boil, add the optional tea, spices and let steep for a few minutes.
  2. Bring back to a boil, add the nut milk, warm it a little more (it will split if you boil it) and then strain into a mug.
  3. Top with grated cinnamon to be fancy, and enjoy.
Recipe by The Crushing Cancer Kitchen at http://thecrushingcancerkitchen.com/nuts/spiced-golden-milk/