Vanilla Turmeric Tea

Prep Time 10 minutes
Author Taiwo Kafilat


  • 1.5 cups unsweetened almond milk or coconut or soy milk
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric
  • 1/4 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 tsp ground ginger or 1 tbsp freshly grated ginger
  • 1 pinch black pepper
  • 1 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • 2 tbsp maple syrup or agave nectar
  • 1 tsp coconut oil optional


  1. Set a small saucepan over the stove on low heat. Then add almond milk and remaining ingredients, and whisk until well combined.

  2. Allow mixture to simmer for 10 minutes - Do not boil. Whisk occasionally. 

  3. Remove from heat. Transfer tea to a mug. Adjust sweetener if desired. Enjoy!

  4. OPTIONAL To create a frothy tea, use a milk frother as instructed by the manufacturer. 

Recipe Notes

Coconut oil also increases the absorption of curcumin in turmeric. 

1 tbsp of freshly grated ginger is equivalent to 1/4 tsp of ground ginger. Use whichever is preferred or on hand.