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Turmeric Smoothie with Kefir (Golden Milk)

This vegan-friendly Turmeric Smoothie with Kefir is an ice cold twist on Golden Milk.  Drink it for the probiotics, for the health benefits, and for the delicious, peppery flavor.
Course Drinks
Cuisine Indian
Prep Time 3 minutes
Total Time 3 minutes
Servings 2 people
Calories 86kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 cup milk kefir OR coconut milk kefir
  • 1 tsp maple syrup or honey, to taste
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • pinch black pepper
  • 4 ice cubes (optional)

Instructions

  • Blend all ingredients in a blender until smooth.  Taste, and add more sweetener if desired.
  • Pour smoothie into glass cups, and drink immediately.
  • Leftovers / Make Ahead: Smoothies can be stored in the fridge for 2-3 days.

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Notes

Tip: Avoiding Turmeric Stains
Rinse the blender immediately to avoid staining-- before drinking the smoothies. 
Avoid serving smoothies in plastic cups-- the smoothie will stain plastic.

Nutrition

Calories: 86kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 15mg | Sodium: 62mg | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 245IU | Calcium: 150mg | Iron: 0.2mg