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turmeric smoothie, bottle of kefir, bottle of turmeric
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5 from 9 votes

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.
Prep Time3 mins
Total Time3 mins
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: Indian
Diet: Gluten Free, Vegan, Vegetarian
Servings: 2 people
Calories: 86kcal


  • 1 cup milk kefir OR coconut milk kefir
  • 1 tsp maple syrup or honey, to taste
  • ½ tsp turmeric powder
  • pinch black pepper
  • 4 ice cubes (optional)


  • 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.



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.


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