Iced Golden Coconut Milk (with turmeric)

By Shelly Rose  ,   

July 21, 2016

As one of the world's healthiest foods for its anti-inflammatory and anti-cancer properties, turmeric has been prized for centuries. It shouldn't be a foreigner to our weekly meal plans. Try this delicious beverage, especially in the summer and enjoy this richly therapeutic and vibrant spice.

  • Prep: 5 mins
  • Cook: 10 mins
  • Yields: 1 serving


1 cup coconut milk, full fat, unsweetened

1 tbsp minced fresh turmeric root

1 tsp minced fresh ginger root

1 pinch cardamom (optional), use very little

1-2 tsp 100% pure maple syrup


1In a small bowl or measuring glass, combine all ingredients except the maple syrup.

2Cover and let it sit in the refrigerator for 10 minutes.

3Strain through a fine mesh sieve.

4Stir in maple syrup and pour over a talk glass of ice. Enjoy!

Read more about turmeric's benefits and culinary uses here: 5 culinary tips to enjoy turmeric