Easy Turmeric Tea
No matter the season, it always makes sense to wrap your hands around a warm cup of turmeric tea. The tea’s vibrant color comes from turmeric, the golden-hued ground spice that gives curry its signature color. Turmeric is an anti-inflammatory powerhouse that possesses many scientifically-proven health benefits, such as the potential to prevent heart disease, Alzheimer’s and cancer.
I’ve added a healthy pinch of ground black pepper to this recipe which helps your body better absorb the curcumin, the powerful antioxidant found in turmeric. This tea is perfect for sipping any time of day, but it’s especially soothing right before bedtime.
1/2 teaspoon ground turmeric
1/4 tea spoon black pepper
2 table spoon lemon juice
2 cups water
2 tea spoon raw honey
In a small pot, add water, turmeric, lemon juice, and black pepper. Whisk together and heat over high heat. When the tea just starts to boil, turn the heat down to low and simmer for 10 minutes.
Once the tea is finished simmering, turn off the heat, add the honey, and let the tea cool for a minute or two.
Pour the tea into a mug through a strainer to remove the black pepper and enjoy.