Brightly coloured hot milk in a glass

Turmeric and matcha lattes are a thing.2016-10-27 17.51.55-1 v1.jpg

Both have all the brightly coloured, antioxidanty goodness that you want in your hot drinks. They look pretty and taste good. And if you moderate the amount of sweetener you use, you can tick the less sugar box too.

Added bonus – matcha has caffeine, so mid-morning slump for you. Happy days.

One thing worth noting, the active antioxidant in turmeric, curcumin, can be boosted by adding black pepper. Read about the whys and hows here.

This is an iced matcha latte.


Heat a cup of almond milk with 3/4 teaspoon turmeric powder, 1/2 teaspoon dried ginger and a couple of grinds of black pepper. Sweeten with maple syrup to taste.  Spicy and delicious.


Heat a cup of milk or almond milk. Stir a teaspoon of matcha powder with a small amount of boiling water to dissolve the matcha. Pour over heated milk and sweeten to taste with maple syrup or sugar.


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