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Golden Milk

Full of anti-inflammatory ingredients like turmeric and ginger, make this homemade Golden Milk a part of your evening bedtime routine.

Golden Milk
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  • 56 oz. unsweetened nut milk of choice (almond, flax, cashew, or coconut)
  • 3-inch piece fresh turmeric root, peeled and grated
  • 3-inch piece fresh ginger root, peeled and grated
  • 1½ tsp. cinnamon
  • 1½ tsp. fresh ground black pepper
  • Raw honey to sweeten (optional)


  1. Add all ingredients except honey to a saucepan.
  2. Heat on low for 10 minutes or until warmed through, stirring occasionally.
  3. Remove from heat.
  4. Using a fine-mesh sieve to remove the pulp, pour milk into a pretty teacup or decorative mug.
  5. Top with a dash of cinnamon.
  6. Store remaining golden milk in a glass container and refrigerate for the week. Warm before serving.
Melanie Jatsek
By Melanie Jatsek RD, LD
Heinen’s Chief Dietitian, Melanie Jatsek believes that the answer to a strong, healthy and vibrant body lies within. She graduated cum laude from the University of Akron, earning a degree in Nutrition & Dietetics and has over 20 years of experience in wellness program development, health coaching and professional speaking. As a published author of three books and registered dietitian for Heinen’s Grocery Store, Melanie offers programs, services, and tools to help Heinen’s customers take inspired action to build the healthy body they were meant to live in…without giving up their favorite foods.

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