Turmeric Elixir

This warm turmeric-coconut elixir flavored with ginger and green cardamom is healthy and delicious. If you can’t find fresh turmeric at a local health food store, use another 1 1/2 teaspoons of dried turmeric instead.

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  • Servings: Makes about 4 cups

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  • 1 cup unsweetened coconut milk
  • 1 teaspoon chopped fresh ginger
  • 1 teaspoon coconut oil
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh turmeric
  • 1 teaspoon gound turmeric
  • 1 1/2 cups coconut water
  • 1 1/2 cups almond milk
  • 8 green cardamom pods
  • Pinch of salt and pepper
  • Raw honey, for serving (optional)

How to make this recipe

  1. In a blender, combine the coconut milk, ginger, coconut oil and the fresh and ground turmeric. Blend at medium speed for 2 minutes. Pour into a saucepan and add the coconut water, almond milk, cardamom and salt and pepper. Bring to a simmer over moderate heat. Remove from the heat and let steep for 10 minutes, then strain. Reheat and serve with honey, if desired.

Contributed By Published December 2015

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