Golden Elixir Drink Recipe: Healthy Turmeric Recipe Renews Body, Mind & Spirit Beverages

A Golden Elixir drink is a creamy combination of inflammation-fighting turmeric and cinnamon, prebiotic-rich raw honey and almond milk. I discovered it while staying at The Phoenician, an inspiring resort set against the dramatic backdrop of Camelback Mountain in Scottsdale, Ariz. Surrounded by cacti, palms and sunshine, healthier choices seem easier to make.

This golden turmeric-based drink is said to renew your mind, body and spirit because of the health benefits of turmeric, cinnamon and raw honey. For a spicy kick, add a little ground cayenne pepper or black pepper, which have health benefits, too.

Cuisine: Middle Eastern
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes

Total Time: 10 minutes


  • 2 cups almond milk
  • 1 tablespoon raw honey
  • 1 teaspoon turmeric
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil (optional)

Here’s how to make it:

  1. Combine all the ingredients in a sauce pot. Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer for about 5 minutes.
  2. Pour into a mug. Garnish with a cinnamon stick, gooseberry or sprinkling of ground cinnamon. Serve hot or cold.

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Comments (8)

Donna John
Yum! What a great way to get more turmeric into your diet. Elisa A. Schmitz 30Seconds
Elisa Schmitz
Thank you, Donna John ! I hope you will try it. It's creamy and delicious, with just a slight kick to it. Enjoy!
This sounds yummy and healthy. 😋
Gwen Johnson
I'm trying to get more turmeric into my diet. Ginger, too. Bet a little ginger in this would be good. Will let you know!
La cúrcuma tiene efectos de activación del metabolismo como el jenjibre?
Donna John
Translation: Turmeric has metabolism-activating effects like ginger?
Elisa Schmitz
I have heard that turmeric may help boost metabolism as it helps reduce inflammation, Donna John . None of this stuff is scientifically proven that I am aware of, but anecdotal evidence and support from holistic healthcare providers say so. I take a turmeric supplement every day (and I drink ginger tea every day). I figure it can't hurt and may help, so let's do it!
Imma Cb
Elisa A. Schmitz 30Seconds Love it! I use oat milk instead of almond milk and is delicious too. Everyday I take one cup og this beverage. In my website
I talk about turmeric properties.
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