Introducing one of our latest go-to morning beverage/coffee replacements: Turmeric + Collagen Latte. Find our pick of ingredients below as well as a compelling list of health benefits associated with these amazing ingredients.
1 cup unsweetened almond milk (or any milk of your choice)
1 teaspoon ground turmeric
1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
2 teaspoons Collagen Renew, unflavored collagen powder
1/2 teaspoon honey or maple syrup (adjust to taste)
A pinch of black pepper (to enhance turmeric absorption)
A tiny pinch of ground ginger (optional)
A tiny pinch of ground cardamom (optional)
A tiny pinch of ground cloves (optional)
A small dash of vanilla extract (optional)
1. In a small saucepan, gently heat the almond milk over low-medium heat. Do not bring it to a boil; just heat it until it's hot but not scalding.
2. While the milk is heating, in a separate bowl, mix together the ground turmeric, ground cinnamon, and the optional spices if you choose to use them (ginger, cardamom, and cloves).
3. Once the almond milk is hot, add the spice mixture and whisk continuously to combine. This will create a spiced milk base.
4. Add honey or maple syrup and a tiny dash of vanilla extract if desired, adjusting to your preferred level of sweetness and flavor.
5. Add a pinch of black pepper to the latte, which can enhance the absorption of curcumin, the active compound in turmeric. Continue to heat the latte for another minute, stirring gently.
6. Remove from heat and pour into mug.
7. Add OPTY.NC Collagen Renew unflavored collagen powder to the latte drink, whisking until the collagen is fully dissolved and the latte is smooth.
Curious about the health benefits of the ingredients?
Turmeric: Contains curcumin, known for its anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties. It may help reduce inflammation and provide various health benefits.
Collagen: Supports skin, hair, nail, and joint health. Collagen is a structural protein found in the body, and supplementing with it can help maintain healthy skin elasticity and joint function.
Cinnamon: May help regulate blood sugar levels and has antioxidant properties.
Honey or Maple Syrup: Natural sweeteners that add flavor and a touch of sweetness.
Black Pepper: Contains piperine, which enhances the absorption of curcumin from turmeric.
Optional Spices: Ginger, cardamom, and cloves not only add flavor but also provide additional potential health benefits, such as digestion support and antioxidants.
Enjoy your Turmeric + Collagen Latte as a soothing and nutritious drink that may offer a range of health benefits!